The Vigilante: Santa Fe Showdown

The Vigilante

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Lew Zane gunned down the men who murdered his parents, and their families won’t rest until he’s swinging from the end of a rope. But Lew is ready to stop running and become a husband to Carol Smith and a father to her children …
 
Wayne Smith took out a price on his wife’s head in the form of an insurance policy. And when he murders Carol and his own children in cold blood, he destroys Lew’s last chance at finding peace in the world.
 
Now, Lew must once more take up the role of vigilante as he heads to Santa Fe to deliver the only brand of justice a man like Wayne Smith would understand…
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About the author

Jory Sherman (1932–2014) was the Spur Award–winning author of hundreds of novels, including the westerns The Medicine Horn, Song of the Cheyenne, and the Pulitzer Prize–nominated Grass Kingdom. He was also the recipient of the Owen Wister Award for Lifetime Contributions to Western Literature.
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Publisher
Penguin
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Published on
Dec 4, 2007
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Pages
208
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ISBN
9781101220450
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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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Eligible for Family Library

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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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