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Introduction · Martin H. Greenberg
The Town No Guns Could Tame · Louis L'Amour
A Simple Trail to Silver · Trey R. Barker
The Way to Cheyenne · James Reasoner
Posse · C. Hall Thompson
Gambler's Luck · Bill Gulick
The Old Ways · Ed Gorman
A Friend in Deed · Morris Hershman
Assassin · Frank Gruber
The Stories of Darlin' Lily · Al Sarrantonio
Enemies · Daniel Ransom
Paperback, 279 pages
Published June 1st 2001 by Berkley
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This is a collection of western stories. I'd give it between 3 and a half and four stars. There are some really good pieces here, and some I didn't care as much for. The very best story in the collection, and one of my favorite western shorts ever, was by James Reasoner and was called "The Way to Cheyenne." It was both dramatic and hilarious. There are also really good stories by Loren D. Estleman, Ed Gorman himself, Tom Piccirilli, and Frank Gruber, as well as a story by Louis L'Amour that I'd...more
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Edward Joseph Gorman was born somewhere in the U.S. in 1941. He spent 20 years in the advertising industry before leaving to write full-time in 1984. Since then, he has been incredibly prolific, averaging 2-3 novels a year in addition to many short stories, editing anthologies, and founding and editing Mystery Scene, the new magazine of the mystery field. He has written in many genres, particularl...more
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