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According to Hoyle

I loved everything about this one from setting, plot, characters, to the twists, turns and action. Well, maybe John a little. Abigai one has all the ingredients of a great Wild West story: I liked the story and the flow very much.

Account Options Sign in. The novel hints at a stor An outstanding historical that should especially delight those fans who love reading about the American Old West after the Civil War.

Finding sentences like this, Cage blinked rapidly at him and Gabriel smiled crookedly. I highly recommend and give this 4. Let them have it! And who will find themselves in possession of what he treasures most? Trust in each other is crucial and Flynn finally figures out his heart, but may have left things too long. This was an amazing story and the narrator was perfect for a Western.

The richness and complexity of the plotting works as a kind of extended magic trick, seducing the reader into a balls-out showdown that kept me reading far into the wee hours. The fight scenes were missing something and I got bored with some very repetitive elements of the plot.


Her characters always come across like they are boys in their early teens regardless of their age in the books.

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The prose flows with an easy cadence, nothing sloppy or unnatural. Dec 30, Kathleen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Mason Lloyd was absolutely perfect! Item s unavailable for purchase. There are kind of a lot of threads that start out really separate and slowly finagle their way together, but I am very much not opposed to that sort of story Things Holye Find While Shelving I received a free ARC via NetGalley I have such a thing for accordinf.

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They litter the dialogue tags as well as the rest of the prose. The mystery is supposed to be part of the fun. When forces beyond the marshals’ control converge on the paddle wheeler they’ve hired to take them downriver, they must choose between two dangers: As the two prisoners form an unlikely partnership, the marshals can’t help but look closer avcording their own.

I enjoyed the adventures and revelations throughout the book and was very sad to see it end. I can’t think of any real criticisms! I settled into this story with its stunning characters, twisty plot, authentic western backdrop, and overall splendiferous storytelling. Fish Out of Water. Wash is all heart and strength but never really given meaningful opportunities to show them beyond asking pointed questions or showing kindness in removing hardware. Give as a gift. Then end was also a bit disappointing.


The author knows much about horses, firearms, frontier law enforcement, and the expressions and mindset of this particular time and place. I listen once before and this 2d time o fully Hoyls the story and the rich characters. Such a fun western romp! All in all, I was thoroughly satisfied even as I could have kept reading and reading.

And the law is written in the blood of those who came before. I grew up watching Western movies because my father is a fanatic and even if my favorite movies in the genre are Sergio Leone’s movies, which were different than those of American directors, the imagery of the Wild West has a very definite taste that this book was able to convey. Nov 04, Val Kovalin added it.

I hope the author writes the sequel, the story certainly lends itself to it, even if our two couples are happily paired off at the end. Incidentally, if I get my wish, there will be more to come with these characters and an ongoing story. A nice break from stories full of sometimes excessive sex or scenes that try to be shocking. I would love another book in this world.