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The Brigands

(2019)
(The first book in the Texicans series)
A novel by

 
 
Everything is bigger and better in Texas.

Before there was New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, California, or Utah, there was Texas. Molded by Old Mexico and a new rough and ready breed of hearty settlers from around the world, The Lone Star Republic was the thing of dreams - land, riches, liberty, home. For the Paladin family, it is all of those things and so much more.

English-born Lord Paladin and Irish traveler Niall Gorman are both deeply involved in the Texican campaign for independence, although neither out of purely patriotic fervor. Niall, a master horseman and crack sharpshooter from Kentucky, sees the Mexican province of Tejas merely as a means to an end - revenge. Alex Paladin, on the other hand, is a shrewd second son, despite his proclivity for extravagence. He sees an independent Texas as the salvation of his family estates - to say nothing of himself.

Seeking funds, Alex barters his baron's title for the dowry of young Rafaela Carrera, beautiful daughter of a wealthy Spanish rum trader. Rafaela wants no part of the marriage, but finds herself shipped to the New World anyway, a prisoner of the roguish Paladin. On her journey she meets Fiona Flanigan, an Irish immigrant late of New York City's crime-infested slums. Lured by the prospects of independence and prosperity, the fiery young lass is dead set to carve out her stake - or die trying.

With the first volume of her highly addictive Texicans saga, New York Times bestselling author Parris Afton Bonds brings us the riveting tale of four wayward souls colliding on the eve of Revolution. From the shadow of the Alamo to the bloody fields of San Jacinto, their lives and loves, hopes and allegiances, will be tested in ways none of them could ever imagine. Fast-paced and tightly-plotted, The Brigands is a triumph of historical romantic fiction that will leave you breathless.

Genre: Historical Romance

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Hardback Editions

October 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Brigands (The Texicans)
Author(s): Parris Afton Bonds
ISBN: 1-63373-539-7 / 978-1-63373-539-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Lagan Press
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Paperback Editions

October 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Brigands (The Texicans)
Author(s): Parris Afton Bonds
ISBN: 1-63373-540-0 / 978-1-63373-540-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Lagan Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

November 2019 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Brigands (The Texicans Book 1)
Author(s): Parris Afton Bonds
Publisher: Lagan Press
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