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The Sandhills Shootings

(1995)
(The third book in the Joshua Dillard series)
A novel by

 
 
Ex-Pinkerton detective Joshua Dillard was a gun for hire. He was also a man given to doing only what he had a mind to do. So he refused the presumptuous Omaha financier Fergus O'Callaghan's money, but rode the trouble-busting trail to the Sandhills region of Nebraska anyhow. In that country were his dead wife's brother Tom Holley, a tenderfoot deputy unversed in frontier life's wicked ways, and beautiful Ruth Swain, gutsy widow of a murdered homesteader. Both were up against the odds. Their obvious enemy was salty rancher Stella Tinwald, who cracked the whip for the cattlemen's association -- when she wasn't corraling likely young studs of the two-legged kind. Joshua was set to take on Tom's and Ruth's fights. The odds were stacked against Joshua and a drygulcher's bullet pushed him to death's brink ... but he was a mighty hard man to kill.

James Reasoner: "Joshua Dillard is a very likable hero, tough and competent
enough to handle just about any situation, despite his occasional self-doubts, but not a superman by any means. I'm ready to read more about him right now."

David Whitehead aka Ben Bridges: "Joshua Dillard once again emerges as a wholly credible and eminently likable protagonist."

Genre: Western

Used availability for Chap O'Keefe's The Sandhills Shootings

Hardback Editions

July 1995 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Sandhills Shootings (Black Horse Western)
Author(s): Chap O'Keefe
ISBN: 0-7090-5531-5 / 978-0-7090-5531-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd
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Paperback Editions

July 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Sandhills Shootings (Dales Western)
Author(s): Chap O'keefe
ISBN: 1-84262-788-0 / 978-1-84262-788-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Dales Large Print
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Kindle Editions

July 2011 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Sandhills Shootings
Author(s): Chap O'Keefe
Publisher: Black Horse Extra Books
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