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Billy (the Kid)
Pueblo, Colorado,1932. Bootleggers thrive in a town where the sheriff is on the take and you can kill a man with impunity. In this thrilling narrative, a once-famous outlaw finds himself thrust into the middle of a bootleg war against his will. At stake is nothing less than the life of his best friend and his last chance at true love with the town beauty. But is the ...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published February 7th 2020 by Sentient Publications
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I bought this novel on the strength of its cover art and the stellar blurbs on the back, and I have to say the story far exceeded my expectations, which were high to begin with. At every turn the story undermined the myths of the American west, and it did so in such delightful ways. But it’s Billy’s philosophy and unique worldview that caught my attention from the get-go. Billy’s discussion about how he rid his psyche of violence is itself worth the price of admission. And if the philosophy ...more