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The Book of Murdock

The Book of Murdock

(2010)
(The eighth book in the Page Murdock series)
A collection of stories by

 
Page Murdock has been many things in his day: a cowhand, a saloonkeeper, a Comanche slave, and, lately, a deputy U.S. marshal. But the one thing the mean-faced, middle-aged gunman never expected to be was a man of the cloth.

Funny how things work out sometimes.

Posing as Brother Bernard Sebastian of the Church of Evangelical Truth, Murdock dons a clerical collar to worm his way into the good graces and confidences of the wary residents of Owen, Texas. Seems a gang of ruthless bandits is terrorizing the Texas panhandle, and all evidence points to the dusty cattle town as their base of operations. Murdock aims to unmask the gang, provided he can pass himself off as a preacher long enough to stay alive.

Imitating a minister troubles his conscience, almost driving him to the Good Book for comfort, and his prickly assignment grows even more complicated when he crosses paths with a shady lady from his past. With one hand on the Bible and the other on his revolver, Murdock navigates shoot-outs and Sunday sermons. He might not be well-versed in the Gospels, but one thing he knows for certain: avenging angels don't get halos.

The Book of Murdock is an outstanding Western adventure by Page Murdock's celebrated creator, Loren D. Estleman.

Genre: Western
 
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Hardback Editions

June 2010 : USA Hardback
Title: The Book of Murdock (Thorndike Western I)
Author(s): Loren D Estleman
ISBN: 1-4104-2420-0 / 978-1-4104-2420-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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March 2010 : USA Hardback
Title: The Book of Murdock (Page Murdock Novels)
Author(s): Loren D Estleman
ISBN: 0-7653-1600-5 / 978-0-7653-1600-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Forge Books
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Kindle Editions

March 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Book of Murdock (Page Murdock Novels)
Author(s): Loren D Estleman
Publisher: Forge Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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