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Run for the Border

(1971)
(The ninth book in the Rockabye County series)
A novel by

 
 
On vacation in Mexico, Woman Deputy Alice Fayde and he partner Deputy Sheriff Bradford Counter hoped that they could forget crime for a few days. Giving a lift to an English girl, they found themselves involved with hired killers and entangled in the world of international espionage. And so they began a desperate run for the border. The deputies would need all their gun-skill, courage and intelligence if they hoped to reach Rockabye County alive.

J.T. Edson was a former British Army dog-handler who wrote more than 130 Western novels, accounting for some 27 million sales in paperback. Edson's works - produced on a word processor in an Edwardian semi at Melton Mowbray - contain clear, crisp action in the traditions of B-movies and Western television series. What they lack in psychological depth is made up for by at least twelve good fights per volume. Each portrays a vivid, idealized "West That Never Was", at a pace that rarely slackens.

Genre: Western

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Paperback Editions

April 1971 : UK Paperback
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Title: Run For The Border
Author(s): J T Edson
ISBN: 0-552-08660-6 / 978-0-552-08660-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corgi Childrens
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Kindle Editions

December 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Rockabye County 9: Run for the Border (A Rockabye County Western)
Author(s): J T Edson
Publisher: Piccadilly Publishing
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