Hell's Half Acre

Hell's Half Acre

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Random House, Inc.
THE GREATEST WESTERN WRITERS OF THE 21ST CENTURY
 
Bestselling Western novelists William W. Johnstone and J.A. Johnstone have created a new hero of the Texas frontier: Jess Casey, cowboy, lawman, gunfighter.
 
“STAY THE HELL OUT OF FORT WORTH.”  
 
Those were the last words uttered by a dying man who was the boomtown’s most recent sheriff.  Rail-thin and half starved, desperate cowpuncher Jess Casey ignores the travel advice. Instead, Jess not only enters Fort Worth, he becomes the new sheriff, inheriting the body-riddled little slice of heaven called Hell’s Half Acre, the wide-open, deadliest piece of real estate on the American frontier.
 
Hell’s Half Acre is home to Kurt Koenig and his gang-run empire of booze, prostitution, and wholesale slaughter. For Koenig, the only good lawman is a dead one, and he puts a pretty price on Jess Casey’s head. For Jess Casey, that means war. Against him are the frontier’s fastest draw and a host of murderous triggers. On his side are decades of rock-hard Texas living, a couple of ne’er-do-well deputies, and the good sense to do all his talking behind the barrel of a fast-blazing gun…

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When he becomes the new sheriff of Fort Worth, inheriting the body-riddled town of Hell’s Half Acre, the deadliest piece of real estate on the American frontier, Jess Casey becomes the target of Kurt Koenig and his gang of outlaws who, putting a price on his head, start a war that can only have one outcome. By a pair of USA Today best-selling authors. Original.

Publisher: New York, NY :, Pinnacle Books, Kensington Publishing Corp.,, [2017]
ISBN: 9780786039449
0786039442
Characteristics: 348 pages ; 18 cm
Additional Contributors: Johnstone, J. A - Author

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