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After Shawn O Brien Town Tamer I anxiously awaited this the seuel Johnstone s characters are all uniue in their own way but I find Shawn O Brien to be very different from the rest of these tough protagonists O Brien is the most human the most selfless the most concerned with making the world and others a better place Yet he is as tough as all the other Johnstone gun fightersFlintlock Morgan Macallister and others In this novel O Brien and his sidekick Hamp Sedley find themselves in Broken Bridle a dying town just outside of Rattlesnake Hills which is haunted in a sense by a psychotic former psychiatrist who was put out of business for essentially killing four out of every five of his patients with his tough ove approach to curing mental illness Unfortunately Life Changing Smiles love didn t play much of a role in Clouston s treatment of his patients and his sadism only intensifies when he holds up in Rattlesnake Hills with his band ofosers and hired hands bent on destroying the town O Brien of course as a town tamer wants to save the town despite the fact that gambling prostitution and drinking have the town on its Innocent Sins (Harlequin Presents, lastegs The pace moves relatively uickly Much happens in this novel and we are introduced to a number of characters who are interesting and well developed in their own right Some come and die uickly and others stick around awhile for us to take a vested interest in Plenty of action occurs throug. In Broken Bridle Wyoming Jeremiah Purdy the town's tinhorn sheriff is a college kid who wants to become governor some day But outlaw Darius Pike couldn't care ess about anyone else's ambitions With Pik.

Read book Manslaughter by William W. Johnstone –

Publisher PinnacleMy rating is 4 out of 5 starsThe action takes place in Broken Bridle Wyoming where the sheriff resembles of an eastern type dude than a western town sheriff Shawn O Brien is a known town tamer who becomes entangled in the problem the town has with a man named Becker who is holding the town in his tight grip Becker has assembled some gun hands to make sure his grip remains tight so people won t mess up his ong term plansIn the hills drums pound and make the people scared of going near the hills The man in the hills is a psychotic killer who has been fleeing the Copper Lake Secrets law and his only care is himself He figures he knows how to diagnose people s sanity the problem is Dr Cranston was not sane himself b This is the first book in the Town Tamer series I have read I have really enjoyed books about the O Brien family but not as much on this particular one The story is aittle weird in places Still enjoyable reading just not uite to my tastes Good BookI Brooklyn's Song liked this book but it is not among his best Actually i had to force myself to finish it Great story Johnstone is a master in the craft I have read all the greats From El Leonard and L Amour to Zane Gray and Johnstone can take a well deserved seat at the table and share a drink with the best of them Thanks for a great ride Small town problemsAot of killing No wonder there are a Men Are Like Waffles--Women Are Like Spaghetti Devotional Study Guide lot of ghost towns in the West Good Guys sometimesos. What Shawn finds is that something even evil than Pike is haunting Broken Brindle Now in a storm of bullets and blood in a deal with the devil Shawn O'Brien can only tame this town by entering hell itse.

Hout the novel and ike Town Tamer 1 this is fairly well written I was impressed with the prose particularly the exceptional description I don t usually expect to encounter as many thoughtful similes and metaphors as I did in this novel I even highlighted several of them which almost never happens in one of these western novels Let s face itwith the exception of True Grit a few Louis Lamour novels and perhaps a few others westerns are not known as classic iterature Nevertheless the dialogue rang true and overall this was well written and not as cliched as some of these ghostwritten Johnstone novels are Together with Flintlock Shawn O Brien is a series I am truly enjoying and I cannot wait for the next installment At the end of this one the hero succeeds of course but not without significant Family of Her Dreams loss both inives and even his hope for the future O Brien is genuinely distraught at what he believes is his failure to save Broken Bridle and the Blackmailed Into the Italians Bed last we see him he is being taken back home to I believe his father s New Mexico ranch to recover from the deep depression he is suffering from I don t think any of that should ualify as a spoiler by th dang good Guns gold greedAnother great read by Mr Johnstone An interesting twist with a mad psychiatrist who demonstrates a rather strange if brutal cure for insanity Title Shawn O Brien ManslaughterAuthor William W Johnstone JA JohnstonePages 336Year 2015. E holding Broken Bridle in a bloody grip of terror Purdy sends a desperate cry for help to Shawn O'Brien town tamer Shawn's mission ride to Wyoming and pry Broken Bridleoose from Pike's reign of fear.

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The Devil's Kiss and became a full time writer in 1980 He wrote close to two hundred books in numerous genres including suspense and horror His main publication series were Mountain Man The First Mountain Man Ashes and Eagles and his own personal favorite novel was