December, 2017

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Issue #99

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Cross' Justice, Part 1 of 2
by Sam Grym
When the Comanche have been wronged, and the whole town—Sheriff included—stand idly by, U.S. Marshal Lancelot Cross thought turning Silas over for his crime would be easy. 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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Wallace vs. Moreau
by M. Agena
A shopkeeper lies dead on a frigid winter morning. The suspect, Jocko Moreau, is a cold-blooded killer with a distractingly civil manner. Rupert Wallace, a bounty hunter with an equally checkered past must track Moreau up a mountain into the face of a raging blizzard. Which man will prevail against impossible odds?

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The Prodigal Samaritan
by Mark Weinrich
Seventeen-year-old Dalton Fry is awaiting trial for robbery and murder. He, a poor man, claims the gold was a gift, but townsfolk think he stole it. And when the owner turns up dead, well . . . this isn't how the Prodigal Son story was supposed to end.

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Holy Water
by Joseph Hesch
The summer monsoon catches ex-Marshal Flan Emory by surprise as he travels through southern Arizona. He finds shelter at a saloon with the barkeep and a nun from the Sisters of St. Joseph in Tucson. What could possibly go wrong in a little town called Agua Bendita,—Holy Water? Plenty.

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An Eye for an Ear
by Tom Sheehan
Two old freighters carry the tale of a man bound on revenge and live through fighting exchanges to spread the tale along their line of travel, mum being any tales about women, but all others included.

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Arizona Ambush
by Larry Garascia
Cody chased after the stolen stage, pulled up behind and leapt from his horse up onto the boot.

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