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The Cougar's Prey

(Josiah Wolfe, Texas Ranger #4)

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Assuming a secret identity, Josiah Wolfe investigates a slew of thefts that are leaving the local ranchers of Corpus Christi angry as hell. After four long months away from home, Josiah will have to bring the leader of the raids to justice if he ever wants to return home to his family.
Paperback, 304 pages
Published October 4th 2011 by Berkley
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Ed
Oct 12, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: traditional Western/historical fiction fans
Recommended to Ed by: Fan if the series
I've read a previous title in the Texas Ranger Josiah Wolfe series, and this one picks up where the last one left off. Josiah is assigned to leave his family in Austin to do some spying for the Rangers down in Corpus Christi where he runs into stampedes, murder, and mayhem. Compelling Westerns for me should offer a vivid sense of place as well as getting the historical details right, and The Cougar's Prey does all that, and more. I like Josiah as a thoughtful, slow-to-anger protagonist who is re ...more
larry brashear
Jun 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Very Good book!

I truly enjoyed this immensely touching tale because of the Author’s bilirubin to portray human emotions of love, hate, uncertainty and the whole gambit of humanities inner flings.
Mason
Feb 03, 2012 rated it it was amazing
It’s early 1875 and Texas Ranger Josiah Wolfe has gone undercover to investigate cattle thefts and raids that have ranchers upset in Corpus Christie.

Even though he was cleared of any wrong doing concerning the death of a fellow Ranger, the town isn’t willing to be as forgiving of Wolfe. So Captain Leaunder McNelly sends Wolfe to Corpus Christie possessing as hide trader Zeb Teter.

The more Wolfe investigates, the more he finds all may not be as it seems. The reasons for his assignment may run dee
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Celia Barry
Oct 15, 2011 rated it it was ok
The story was "OK". I would have enjoyed this more if the characters were interesting enough to care about. The story follows the exploits of a Texas Ranger following the Civil War.
Larry Holshu
Aug 21, 2014 rated it really liked it
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Good writing. Good story. If you like a good western then you should read this book.
PWRL
Jun 14, 2012 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Larry D. Sweazy (pronounced: Swayzee) is the author of thirteen novels: WHERE I CAN SEE YOU, the Marjorie Trumaine Mystery series (SEE ALSO MURDER, SEE ALSO DECEPTION), A THOUSAND FALLING CROWS, the Lucas Fume Western series (VENGEANCE AT SUNDOWN, ESCAPE TO HANGTOWN), the Josiah Wolfe, Texas Ranger series (THE RATTLESNAKE SEASON, THE SCORPION TRAIL, THE BADGER'S REVENGE, THE COUGAR'S PREY, THE COY ...more

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