The Savage Curse

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Ollie Hobart has murdered his way from Colorado to Arizona, lining his pockets with gold along the way. He has outlived every bandit who has ridden with him, always staying one step ahead of the law. Now, allied with a band of renegade Navajos, he believes there’s no one to stop him from raiding every mine surrounding Tucson. 
  
John Savage is one of Hobart’s victims, losing his family in a hail of gunfire from the merciless killer. He has taken his revenge against every member of Hobart’s gang, but the man himself continues to elude vengeance. Savage has sworn that Hobart will not leave Tucson alive, and in the final moments of his bloody quest he will learn whether the inscription on his silver-inlaid pistol is a blessing or a curse:
 
“Don't draw me without reason, nor keep me without honor.”
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About the author

Jory Sherman is the Spur Award-winning author of the westerns The Medicine Horn, Song of the Cheyenne and Grass Kingdom, which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in Letters.
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Publisher
Penguin
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Published on
Nov 4, 2008
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Pages
192
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ISBN
9781440638039
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Westerns
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This content is DRM protected.
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Book 5
Fresh from a war with rival rancher Miguel Aguilar, and still licking family wounds, Martin Baron and his son, Anson, go their separate ways as Jory Sherman continues the epic saga of the Barons.

Martin heeds the call of the Texas Rangers, hoping to restore honor to his native Texas as the storm of war quickly approaches. News from the east speaks of a long and drawn out conflict between the Union and the Confederacy. Though Martin never believed in slavery and holds no loyalty to the Confederacy, the Rangers seem like his best bet to defend his home, and perhaps give him the opportunity to bring Aguilar to justice.

Unlike his father, whom he sees as abandoning the ranch in its time of greatest need, Anson stays behind to pick up the pieces after the war. He wishes to bring the Barons' ranch to new glory, but to do so, he'll need to capture the elusive white bull, El Blanco Diablo, to sire his herd. And of course there's Lorene Purvis, the beautiful woman who's pledged her love to Anson; she may be the key to a new start.

The trail soon grows rocky for the Baron men. When Aguilar escapes after a bloody ambush, he has nothing but revenge against the Baron family festering in his head. Meanwhile, Anson's vaqueros have abandoned the Baron ranch, and a band of Apache have set their sights on making it their own the only way they know how . . . by killing the man who runs it.
The Barons have always been respected, but as rough times roll in, they're forced to reevaluate where their friends' loyalties lie, while also questioning their own. One thing's for sure, they won't lay down without a fight, and they'll do anything to defend The Baron Honor.



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Book 5
Fresh from a war with rival rancher Miguel Aguilar, and still licking family wounds, Martin Baron and his son, Anson, go their separate ways as Jory Sherman continues the epic saga of the Barons.

Martin heeds the call of the Texas Rangers, hoping to restore honor to his native Texas as the storm of war quickly approaches. News from the east speaks of a long and drawn out conflict between the Union and the Confederacy. Though Martin never believed in slavery and holds no loyalty to the Confederacy, the Rangers seem like his best bet to defend his home, and perhaps give him the opportunity to bring Aguilar to justice.

Unlike his father, whom he sees as abandoning the ranch in its time of greatest need, Anson stays behind to pick up the pieces after the war. He wishes to bring the Barons' ranch to new glory, but to do so, he'll need to capture the elusive white bull, El Blanco Diablo, to sire his herd. And of course there's Lorene Purvis, the beautiful woman who's pledged her love to Anson; she may be the key to a new start.

The trail soon grows rocky for the Baron men. When Aguilar escapes after a bloody ambush, he has nothing but revenge against the Baron family festering in his head. Meanwhile, Anson's vaqueros have abandoned the Baron ranch, and a band of Apache have set their sights on making it their own the only way they know how . . . by killing the man who runs it.
The Barons have always been respected, but as rough times roll in, they're forced to reevaluate where their friends' loyalties lie, while also questioning their own. One thing's for sure, they won't lay down without a fight, and they'll do anything to defend The Baron Honor.



At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

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