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The Legend of Roxy Doyle by J.R. Roberts
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really liked it
bookshelves: adult-westerns

The first book in the Gunsmith Adult Western spin-off series tells the origin story of Roxy Doyle, a.k.a Lady Gunsmith, a pistol-packing beauty in search of her estranged bounty hunter father. The author does a nice job of portraying the young Roxy as being a bit rough around the edges, in contrast with the mature Roxy, a polished and confident gunslinger as he navigates the two timelines that make up the novel. The dialog driven narrative will be familiar to readers of the Gunsmith books, although the female perspective only serves to make the three required sex scenes seem even more nonessential and awkward. I really liked the surprise appearances of Belle Starr, and Frank and Jesse James and how they were integrated into the story. The plotting, pacing, and dialog are the author’s strong points and they are on display in this short novel making it hard to put down. An easy and entertaining read.
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Reading Progress

October 24, 2019 – Started Reading
October 24, 2019 – Shelved
October 30, 2019 –
28.0%
November 2, 2019 – Shelved as: adult-westerns
November 2, 2019 – Finished Reading

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