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Gunpowder Express

(Widowmaker Jones #3)

4.25  ·  Rating details ·  4 ratings  ·  3 reviews

Vulture City is home to a prosperous gold mine and every bad man in the Arizona Territory knows it. Nearly every stagecoach attempting to deliver the gold to the railroad at Maricopa has been ambushed on the trail--a trail known as the Gunpowder Express for the bullet-riddled bodies along the way.

With gold piling up and a lack of volunteers to
Paperback, 368 pages
Published December 31st 2019 by Pinnacle Books
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Nov 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
In Brett Cogburn's Gunpowder Express (Pinnacle 2019), Newt Jones may be famous as the 'widow maker' but right now he’s just broke. He agrees to fight the town of Vulture's local tough guy for a $100 purse--not much but he needs the money. The problem is, when it looks like he'll win, the bully cheats and Jones ends up battered and still broke. He recovers, barely and still broke and agrees to guard a shipment of gold traveling along the infamous Gunpowder Express which everyone is sure will be ...more
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Denice Langley
Jan 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Written by a descendant of a great Western legend, you will expect a great story set in an authentic background with characters to match. That is what you get in Gunpowder Express. Circumstances can force a man to make a decision he might have shied away from if things were different. Our hero finds himself hired as a armed escort to a stage coach full of gold. The odds are not good that the stagecoach will make it through the Gunpowder Express. A stretch of trail so named because there are so ...more
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