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The Gunfighter's Apprentice

really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating Details ·  25 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
During an attempted robbery in a Nebraska frontier town, a young storekeeper, Matt McKay kills the brother of a murderous gang leader, Jack Moss. Fearing the outlaw's revenge, Matt's father takes him to Colorado and hires and once-feared gunfighter, Tom Patterson, to teach him the gun skills needed for self-defense and survival.

For a sizable sum of money, Patterson accepts
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Kindle Edition, 222 pages
Published December 18th 2012 by AmazonEncore (first published August 2006)
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Lisa (Harmonybites)
Jul 19, 2011 Lisa (Harmonybites) rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Western Fans
Recommended to Lisa (Harmonybites) by: The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Ultimate Reading List
Set about 1877 in the American West, it centers on the young Matt McKay. Defending his store and his life, Matt guns down a would-be robber who happens to be the kid brother of a notorious outlaw. Matt's father brings him over to Gold Stream, Colorado, to gunslinger Tom Patterson and pays him to teach his son to defend himself in a gunfight. This was a fast paced, enjoyable story with a decent, even if not distinguished, style and likable characters. This isn't the sort of story that would sell ...more
Patricia
Aug 01, 2016 Patricia rated it it was amazing
Excelente dentro de su género. Muy entretenido, bien llevado y con personajes agradables y creíbles. Me encantó y me dejó con ganas de leer más del autor :D
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Feb 23, 2015 Judy A. Ptacek rated it did not like it
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I wanted to read a good western but I did not like the story and did not finish the book.
Gary E Hess
Excellent

Best western I,ve read in years. Very down to earth and believable. I will be looking for more by the author.
Tom
Jun 28, 2011 Tom rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good solid Western. Just misses being a genre-buster. Great characters, good storyline, great setting. I'll read more in this series.
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