January, 2018

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Issue #100

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Resolution
by Ronald Miller
Claude Brite's days as a gunslinger and soldier with general Sherman were over. Now he just wanted to spend time with his girl Mary. But Claude's long gone brother Bo, along with a killer from Mary's past, combine with the money-hungry Mr. Watson to bring that past violently into the present.

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Understanding
by Dave Barr
Del Norris was a deaf designer of farm windmills who was riding a stagecoach when it was held up and the guard killed. Now Dell found himself walking across west Kansas with a strange girl, searching for help. Things looked grim, and then the pair met up with the outlaws who robbed the stage in the first place!

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A Close Shave, Part 1 of 2
by Brandon Abbott
For barber/gambler Redmond Graves, every day is a wager or gamble? in Widow's Rest, Arizona. When a hired gun rides into town, the stakes get even higher. Deep in debt and down to his last card, Redmond goes all in. But this is one bet that could cost him more than he's willing to pay.

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Riding the Border
by Dick Derham
What was it like to actually be there, that late summer morning when history came to Lawrence, Kansas? Men wanted to know and bloodthirsty "Old Man" Barnes was enthusiastic to relive his days of glory.

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The Cottonwood Incident
by Mickey Bellman
Bert just wanted to get past Great Falls without being noticed. But Comach noticed, and so did four night riders.

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Cross' Justice, Part 2 of 2
by Sam Grym
When the Comanche are wronged, and the whole town—Sheriff included—stands idly by, U.S. Marshal Lancelot Cross thinks turning deputy sheriff Silas over for his crime will be easy. But outnumbered and outgunned eleven-to-one after discovering a shocking secret, Cross will stand—undaunted by the odds—all in the name of justice.

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