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 significant Jim Conyers has a care for Scottish-born, Wyoming cattleman Duff MacCallister. in addition to Smoke and Matt Jensen, the social gathering bears down on sidestep, Kansas, to make a livestock force again to Forth worthy. yet earlier than they could get out of evade, weapons burst off and a wealthy man’s son is killed.
Soon the force becomes a perilous pursuit, then a astonishing sequence of clashes with bloodthirsty Indians and trigger-happy rustlers. And the worst is but to come—the celebration rides right into a devastating snowstorm, a typhoon 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 booklet studies on A Rocky Mountain Christmas
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Nonsense, you are as strong,” Tom said. ” Tom glanced over at the big clock. It showed fifteen minutes of nine. Shouldn’t she be here by now? Had she changed her mind and already checked out? He walked over to the desk. “Yes, sir, Mr. ” the hotel desk clerk asked. “Rebecca Conyers,” Tom said. ” The clerk checked his book. “No, sir. She is still in the hotel. ” “No, that won’t be necessary,” Tom said. ” Huh, Tom thought. And here it was my belief that Westerners went to bed and rose with the sun.
Pete shouted. ” Pete swung hard, but Tom reached up and caught his fist in his open hand. That surprised Pete, but it didn’t surprise him as much as what happened next. Tom began to squeeze down on Pete’s fist, putting vise-like pressure against it, feeling two of Pete’s fingers snap under the squeeze. ” Pete yelled. “Dutch! Get him off me! ” Dutch swung as well, and Tom caught his fist in his left hand. He repeated the procedure of squeezing down on the fist, and within a moment he had both men on their knees, writhing in pain.
Big Ben was aptly named, for he was six feet seven inches tall and weighed 330 pounds. Rebecca had just introduced Tom to him, explaining how he had come to her aid last night when she had been accosted by two cowboys. “I thank you very much for that, Mr. Whitman,” Big Ben said, shaking Tom’s hand. ” “I’m glad I happened to be there at that time,” Tom replied. “Mr. Whitman is looking for a job, Papa,” Rebecca said. ” “I don’t know, honey. Tony was an experienced cowboy,” Big Ben said. “Nobody is experienced when they first start,” Rebecca said, and Big Ben laughed.
A Lone Star Christmas by William W. Johnstone