By William W. Johnstone
SMOKE JENSEN, MATT JENSEN, FALCON AND DUFF MACCALLISTER—TOGETHER FOR the 1st TIME
They simply desired to get domestic for Christmas . . . yet destiny had different plans.
It’s December 1890. A Texas rancher named huge Jim Conyers has a care for Scottish-born, Wyoming cattleman Duff MacCallister. in addition to Smoke and Matt Jensen, the occasion bears down on avert, Kansas, to make a farm animals force again to Forth worthy. yet earlier than they could get out of ward off, weapons burst off and a wealthy man’s son is killed.
Soon the force becomes a dangerous pursuit, then a superb sequence of clashes with bloodthirsty Indians and trigger-happy rustlers. And the worst is but to come—the social gathering rides right into a devastating snowstorm, a hurricane so fierce that their very survival is at stake.
From the best Western authors, here's an epic story of the unforgiving American frontier and the way, amidst fierce storms of guy and nature, miracles can nonetheless happen.
“An soaking up story of Christmas with a facet of magic. 4 stars!” —RT publication stories on A Rocky Mountain Christmas
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His hands were manacled to his belt, so that his arms were stiffly by his sides. His legs were tied together. Any last words he may have had were already spoken at this point and he was quietly counting off the last seconds of his life. ” A man’s voice could be heard. ” “Did I? Well, I’ll see her again in a few minutes,” Deering called back. ” He laughed a high-pitched cackle and to those who were assembled to witness the hanging, it seemed as if they were hearing laughter from hell. Even as he was laughing, Judge Lathom nodded his head and, down at the gallows, Sheriff Foley, who had been awaiting the signal, pulled the handle.
Four more,” one of the men said. “Five,” the other corrected. ” “How about the two of you going down to move the body of the one who was in here with you? ” “Yeah, good idea. ” As the two train crewmen climbed down to take care of their job, Smoke crawled across the coal pile on the tender, then up onto the top of the express car. He ran the length of that car, then leaped across to the baggage car and ran its length as well. Climbing down from the back of the baggage car, he let himself into the first passenger car.
My luggage is on the train,” Sally said. “Miss, after what your man just did, if you want your luggage, I’ll personally open the baggage car and get it,” the conductor said. Mitchell “Red” Coleman and Deekus McDill were the two robbers who got away. They got away from Smoke’s avenging guns, but they did not get away with any money. ” McDill said. ” “Maybe the day ain’t goin’ to be a total loss,” Red said. ” “Look over there,” Red said. “What, a store? What good is a store goin’ to do us? ” Red said.
A Lone Star Christmas by William W. Johnstone