The West is rife with tales spun by novelists of the 'Dime Novel' era. However, many were sensationalized, giving way to greater sales in eastern markets.After studying the works of many authors on the life of William Bonny,aka, Billy the Kid, then researching journals and testimonials given to reporters in 1937-38, by people who knew William Bonny, a different young man emerged. (See epilogue)He was loyal, handsome, very likeable, romantic, fast and accurate with his six-gun and, he was held very dear in the hearts of the Hispanics of the Southwest.Did his association with a Catholic nun in Trinidad, Colorado have an impact on his life and his love—the beautiful Josefita, of Lincoln, New Mexico?Through the pages of this novel, one will smell the cordite from the gunfights, live inside his mind with his loves, passions, pains, and his quest for just staying alive.Rendering justice where there was none, in his fashion, he may have accomplished what the law could not, or would not do…
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