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Outlaw Marshal (Return of the Stranger #1)

3.62  ·  Rating Details ·  42 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews

John “The Stranger” Brockman is back by popular demand!

For Chief U.S. Marshal John Brockman, becoming a friend to former outlaw Whip Langford is easy. Saving his life is more complicated.

With John Brockman strongly encouraging him to accept salvation, former outlaw Whipley Langford determines to go straight. He won’t turn his life over to Christ, but he won’t go back to a
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Paperback, 304 pages
Published January 6th 2009 by Multnomah
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SheLove2Read
Jul 16, 2009 SheLove2Read rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: no one
I would classify this as in the top 5 worst reads ever. The plot itself would have been great: former outlaw turns his life around and becomes a lawman and falls in love, with a Christian theme.

This book is written so poorly. It reads like something done for 5th graders with simplistic language and dialog. The Christian references are WAY over the top, even for a believer like myself. The secondary hero of the book is so self righteous its almost embarrassing. I really don't have the words to e
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Delia
Feb 12, 2009 Delia rated it it was ok
Outlaw Marshal
by Al & JoAnna Lacy


It’s 1887, in and around Denver, Colorado. Chief United States Marshal John Brockman, (already known to many readers as “The Stranger”) is back in the saddle, keeping law and order by capturing outlaws and adding stars to his crown by winning souls.

In Outlaw Marshal, Brockman brings several wanted men to justice, including well-known robber Whip Langford. As Brockman continues to visit Whip each time he brings a new inmate to the prison, he tries to lead the
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Sheila
Jun 21, 2011 Sheila rated it it was amazing
This is the continued Journey of the Stranger......sets several years after John & Breanna have been married and John is the Chief US Marshall out of the Denver office. He and Breanna have two children by this time, Paul 14 yrs. old & Ginny 12 yrs. old. Breanna is a nurse at the Mile High Hospital....& several characters from some of the former series make their way into this series. (smile) the Stranger is now known by his real name, John Brockman. This book is about a young outlaw ...more
Cricket
May 20, 2016 Cricket rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A good book

I kind of wish that I had known this series comes before the Frontier Physician series and could of read this first. But that is useless now. This is still a good book. Many of the main characters are carry overs from the other series. The new members of the story are well developed and described. The Biblical passages that are referenced for leading a person to the Lord are repeated from one book to another and through the same book so is therefore very repetitive and is somewhat dis
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Paula
Oct 19, 2012 Paula rated it did not like it
Recommends it for: Absolutely nobody.
Shelves: bin-worthy
As a Christian, I truly hope that no non-Christian never makes the mistake of picking up this book. Nearly every conversation John has with Whip consists of telling him he will burn in hell, whilst his conversations with Christians consist of such syrupy and stilted dialogue that I felt physically ill and had to skim-read through most of it. If I had paid money for it, it would be in the rubbish bin right now. I could go on, but it would all be negative. I will say this though - it has a nice co ...more
Shelly
Sep 07, 2009 Shelly rated it liked it
Story was pretty good. A little more religious reference than some other Christian Romances. I know have to find the next one in this story & I have found that there is a series for both main characters in this title so I will be getting those to learn some background to their lives.
Marla
Jan 26, 2016 Marla rated it it was ok
Not sure why I kept reading. Not well written or believable. Very unrealisitc and at times stilted conversation.
PWRL
Oct 19, 2012 PWRL marked it as to-read
Shelves: 2012-new
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Al Lacy has written more than ninety novels, including the Angel of Mercy, Battles of Destiny, and Journeys of the Stranger series. He and his wife, JoAnna Lacy, are coauthors of the Mail Order Bride, Hannah of Fort Bridger, and Shadow of Liberty series. The Lacys make their home in the Colorado Rockies.
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