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The Coyote Tracker (Josiah Wolfe, Texas Ranger #5)

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Winner of the Spur Award for Best Mass Market Paperback

After a prostitute is murdered at the Easy Nickel saloon, Texas Ranger Josiah Wolfe finds his best friend, Scrap Elliot, in jail and wrongly accused. A strangely familiar horse and a mysterious code are the only clues Josiah has to prove his friend's innocence and save him from execution. Once a Yankee reporter gets in
Paperback, 304 pages
Published August 7th 2012 by Berkley
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May 19, 2013 Kevintipple rated it it was amazing
May 1875 finds Texas Ranger Josiah Wolfe back in Austin, Texas and very much in career limbo. Wolfe is still is a Texas Ranger despite the recent events and the media backlash. But, he has been told to stay in Austin and await the arrival of Captain Leander McNelly who will decide one more time if Ranger Wolfe is worth it. Not only is his career with the Rangers at stake, so too is the future of the Texas Rangers as an organization thanks to the coverage by the Austin Statesman newspaper. Both ...more
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Sep 01, 2013 Chris Braning rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Lovers of Westerns
One man's dilemma with his own moral compass in a time of lawlessness. This series is good, old time, western morality. Josiah's love of his son is his compass point of true north. I hope the author continues their journey with more books.
Mar 18, 2016 Micki rated it really liked it
Great read. Loved the main character, Josiah. Plan on reading other books in the series. Although not too fond of the way the author added a convenient character to help solve the case.
Aug 10, 2012 Ron rated it it was amazing
Shelves: westerns
Josiah Wolfe, Texas Ranger, #5. First-rate western murder mystery. Read my review at my blog.
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Larry D. Sweazy (pronounced: Swayzee) is the author of the Marjorie Trumaine Mystery series (SEE ALSO MURDER--Seventh Street Books), the Lucas Fume Western series (VENGEANCE AT SUNDOWN, ESCAPE TO HANGTOWN--Berkley), the Josiah Wolfe, Texas Ranger series (THE RATTLESNAKE SEASON, THE SCORPION TRAIL, THE BADGER'S REVENGE, THE COUGAR'S PREY, THE COYOTE TRACKER, THE GILA WARS--Berkley) and a standalone ...more
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