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The Shopkeeper: A Steve Dancy Tale James D. Best

The Shopkeeper: A Steve Dancy Tale

James D. Best

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ISBN : 9781602855731
Hardcover
319 pages
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In 1879, Steve Dancy sells his New York shop and ventures west to explore and write a journal about his adventures. Though hes not looking for trouble, Dancys infatuation with another mans wife soon embroils him in a deadly feud with SeanMoreIn 1879, Steve Dancy sells his New York shop and ventures west to explore and write a journal about his adventures. Though hes not looking for trouble, Dancys infatuation with another mans wife soon embroils him in a deadly feud with Sean Washburn, a Nevada silver baron. Infuriated by the outrages of two hired thugs, the shopkeeper kills both men in an impulsive street fight. Dancy believes this barbarian act has closed the episode. He is wrong. He has interfered with Washburns ambitions, and this is something the mining tycoon will not allow.Pinkertons, hired assassins, and aggrieved bystanders escalate the feud until it pulls in all the moneyed interests and power brokers in Nevada. Can the former city slicker settle accounts without losing his life in the process?