Dakota Lawman: Last Stand at Sweet Sorrow

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Harper Collins, Feb 1, 2005 - Fiction - 320 pages
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Jake Horn was a healer -- until he was falsely accused of murder and had to run. Now the hands he once used to cure the ailing have a new purpose: wrapped around the handles of twin six-guns.

A good man in a bad town

Aptly named, the town of Sweet Sorrow, within the Dakota territories, is the kind of place that draws all manner of misfits, drunks, gamblers, and dreamers -- a perfect town for Jake Horn to get lost in. But a strange plague of madness, brutality, and murder seems to run rampant here -- and a slippery Texan named Roy Bean is pressuring Jake to bring a much-needed sanity to the lawless outpost.

But accepting the job of Marshal could be the last humanitarian act Jake ever performs. Because thunder is rumbling on the horizon -- and a famous bounty hunter from Bismarck is rolling in on the evening stage, determined to collect the substantial reward being offered for bringing the fugitive Jake Horn in stone-cold dead.

 

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
6
Section 3
18
Section 4
29
Section 5
41
Section 6
57
Section 7
68
Section 8
82
Section 14
160
Section 15
176
Section 16
188
Section 17
199
Section 18
212
Section 19
223
Section 20
238
Section 21
252

Section 9
97
Section 10
108
Section 11
124
Section 12
138
Section 13
149
Section 22
264
Section 23
277
Section 24
293
Section 25
302
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About the author (2005)

Bill Brooks is an author of eighteen novels of historical and frontier fiction. He lives in North Carolina.

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