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Shooting Crows At Dawn

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When Francine County, Texas Sheriff Jubal Dark captured fugitive murderer, Carl Spence, the Sheriff made it clear to everyone that Spence was a nothing more than worthless coward. For that insult Spence vowed revenge.

Four years later, when Spence and two other murderers escaped from prison, they unsuccessfully attacked the sheriff and, in the process of stealing a car and
Paperback, Trade Paperback, 349 pages
Published January 31st 2012 by Wildside Press
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The author sent me a free copy of this book and requested a review.

This book starts out strong and never lets up. Jubal Dark, sheriff of Francine County, Texas, is one of the best characters I've read in some time, and Carl Alvin Spence, an escaped convict, and Buck Nevin, a Texas Ranger, are first-rate counterparts. Added to the great characters is the compelling landscape, as the chase for Spence takes the reader through the back roads of rural Texas. As I read the book, I felt like I was in f
Linda B
May 05, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Jubal Dark has been a tough common-sense sheriff for 20 years and is facing down a re-election that is not going well. In fact, he full expects to lose. Although Dark has caught his share of criminals, there is a hostile attitude in town concerning three escaped killers and an unsolved murder cold case of a young girl.

The characters are all believable. Dark is a very likeable character as a widower and father of an adult daughter. Holly Sharps is a crime scene tech working for Texas Ranger Buck
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David M. Alexander (writing as David Grace) Biography

David Grace is the pen name for David M. Alexander. David Alexander was born in Upstate New York in the mid-nineteen forties. His family moved to Northern California in the early nineteen sixties. He graduated from Stanford University in 1967 with a major in history and a minor in economics. He received a Doctor of Laws degree from the Universit
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