Breaking Even

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Forge, 1998 - Fiction - 445 pages
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"Seth Strummar books are a study of a man who lives by violence, what made him that way, and what might save him from himself". -- El Paso Times

"Elizabeth Fackler has a gift for dialogue. She brings her reader close to her subjects and makes him touch their hearts and minds". -- Earl Murray, Author of Flaming Sky

"A poignant novel, beautifully written, with one of the genre's most unique protagonists". -- Roundup Magazine

In this superbly detailed frontier novel featuring Texas outlaw Seth Strummar, our hero achieves at last a humble form of justice that allows him to break even with his past. When Seth falls in love with Hekuba Free, the sister of Joaquin's new bride, he hides their love from his wife while flaunting it in town, forcing Joaquin's hand in a deadly game of retribution.

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About the author (1998)

Elizabeth Fackler, Elizabeth Fackler is known for her work in historical fiction, especially "Billy the Kid: The Legend of El Chivato" and "Texas Lily." She writes a series with the main character by the name of Seth Strummer, a story of which will appear in the anthology "Weird Trails." Fackler also dabbles in mystery, having written the tale "Patricide" set in El Paso.

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