The Last Chance

The Last Chance

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When Indians massacre an army troop, Ross Caldwell's wife fears he's among the victims. But Caldwell is on the run, pursued by bitter enemies from the Civil War. Caldwell finds refuge in the arms of the sultry madam of Last Chance Gulch. But his bloody past catches up with him. A murderous ex-soldier is on his trail, and his wife has tracked him down as well. . .show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 127 x 203 x 18mm | 345g
  • St. Martins Press-3pl
  • New York
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0765393697
  • 9780765393692

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"The color and pace of L'Amour at the top of his form."-Ed Gorman, author of "Guild"show more

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"Blakely writes with a beauty that rivals the Big Bend country or the Palo Duro at Sunset."-Terry C. Johnston, author of the Plainsmen series "Brings a fresh and wonderful voice to the western."-Norman Zollinger When Indians massacre an army troop, Ross Caldwell's wife fears he's among the victims. But Caldwell is on the run, pursued by bitter enemies from the Civil War. Caldwell finds refuge in the arms of the sultry madam of Last Chance Gulch. But his bloody past catches up with him. A murderous ex-soldier is on his trail, and his wife has tracked him down as well... "Mike Blakely's writing beats strong and true."-Larry Jay Martin, author of Shadow of the Grizzly "The color and pace of L'Amour at the top of his form."-Ed Gorman, author of Guild "An exciting, suspenseful novel with well-fleshed characters. The gunfights and breaking in of mustangs are breathtaking. Blakely knows guns, horses, and humans."-Library Journal on The Snowy Range Gang "Shortgrass Song leaves me a bit stunned by its epic scope and the power of the writing. Excellent!"-Elmer Kelton, author of The Day the Cowboys Quit, on Shortgrass Songshow more

About Mike Blakely

A native of Texas, Mike Blakely grew up working on the family ranch. He is a veteran of the United States Air Force and holds a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Texas at Austin. He is the former president of Western Writers of America and has taught fiction writing at numerous workshops nationwide. He is a winner of the Spur Award for Best Western Novel. Also a singer/songwriter, Blakely tours all over the U.S. and in Europe with his band and records his original songs on his own independent record label. He currently lives on his horse ranch near Marble Falls, Texas.show more