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Hell's Half Acre

(2015)
(The first book in the Hell's Half Acre series)
A novel by

 
 
THE GREATEST WESTERN WRITERS OF THE 21ST CENTURY

Bestselling Western novelists William W. Johnstone and J.A. Johnstone have created a new hero of the Texas frontier: Jess Casey, cowboy, lawman, gunfighter.

"STAY THE HELL OUT OF FORT WORTH."

Those were the last words uttered by a dying man who was the boomtown's most recent sheriff. Rail-thin and half starved, desperate cowpuncher Jess Casey ignores the travel advice. Instead, Jess not only enters Fort Worth, he becomes the new sheriff, inheriting the body-riddled little slice of heaven called Hell's Half Acre, the wide-open, deadliest piece of real estate on the American frontier.

Hell's Half Acre is home to Kurt Koenig and his gang-run empire of booze, prostitution, and wholesale slaughter. For Koenig, the only good lawman is a dead one, and he puts a pretty price on Jess Casey's head. For Jess Casey, that means war. Against him are the frontier's fastest draw and a host of murderous triggers. On his side are decades of rock-hard Texas living, a couple of ne'er-do-well deputies, and the good sense to do all his talking behind the barrel of a fast-blazing gun...

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August 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: Hell's Half Acre (Wheeler Publishing Large Print Western)
Author(s): William W Johnstone, J A Johnstone
ISBN: 1-4328-4224-2 / 978-1-4328-4224-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wheeler Publishing Large Print
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January 2017 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Hell's Half Acre
Author(s): William W Johnstone, J A Johnstone
ISBN: 0-7860-3944-2 / 978-0-7860-3944-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pinnacle
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March 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: HELL'S HALF ACRE
Author(s): William W Johnstone, J A Johnstone
ISBN: 0-7860-3593-5 / 978-0-7860-3593-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: PINNACLE BOOKS
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February 2017 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Hell's Half Acre
Author(s): William W Johnstone, J A Johnstone
Publisher: Pinnacle Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU