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The Reckoning

(2015)
(The first book in the Jess Williams Western series)
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Don't let the prologue of this book fool you; this is a Western novel.

The Reckoning is the first in the series of Jess Williams Western novels written by Robert J. Thomas. Jess Williams is an ordinary young boy with a loving family, growing up in Black Creek, Kansas. That all changes when he comes home and finds his entire family brutally murdered.

Forced to become a man overnight, he vows to avenge his family's savage deaths. He begins to practice with his Pa's Colt .45, and then a stroke of destiny arrives when he discovers a new pistol and holster that mysteriously appears. Jess practices with it relentlessly until he becomes so quick that he is unbeatable on the draw.

He leaves home transformed from a boy to a highly skilled shootist with no reason to live except to hunt down and kill each of the three men responsible for the murders of his family. As he begins his journey, he does so with a pistol and holster that no one has ever seen before - and won't again for almost one hundred years.

Genre: Western

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Used availability for Robert J Thomas's The Reckoning

Audio Editions

March 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Reckoning: Jess Williams, Book 1
Author(s): Robert J Thomas
Publisher: R & T Enterprise Inc.
Availability: Amazon   


March 2015 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Reckoning: Jess Williams, Book 1
Author(s): Robert J Thomas
Publisher: R & T Enterprise Inc.
Availability: Amazon AU   


March 2015 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Reckoning: Jess Williams, Book 1
Author(s): Robert J Thomas
Publisher: R & T Enterprise Inc.
Availability: Amazon CA   


March 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Reckoning: Jess Williams, Book 1
Author(s): Robert J Thomas
Publisher: R & T Enterprise Inc.
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

July 2011 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: THE RECKONING: A Jess Williams Western
Author(s): Robert J Thomas, Jill B Thomas
Publisher: R & T Enterprise Inc.
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA