Shotgun Charlie

Shotgun Charlie

Paperback - 2015
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The only thing a man can trust is his gun in this Ralph Compton western...

Big for his age, young and impressionable drifter Charlie Chilton is taken in by the gruff leader of a gang of small-time crooks. While Grady Haskell sees something of himself in kindly, wayward Charlie, the ruffian pushes all feelings aside for a potentially big score.

When Haskell's bold daylight bank job in prosperous Bakersfield turns bloody, Charlie attempts to thwart the heist-and ends up the only gang member caught alive. Sentenced to swing, Charlie makes a daring escape, determined to track down Haskell and prove his innocence.

But with a mysterious marshal and a party of angry townsmen hot on his heels, Charlie must track the killer thieves through a vicious winter storm in the High Sierras-before the seething posse gets the chance to hang him high.

More Than Six Million Ralph Compton Books In Print!
Publisher: New York, New York : Signet, published by the Penguin Group, c2015
ISBN: 9780451472380
Branch Call Number: PB WES MAY
Characteristics: 297 pages ; 17 cm
Additional Contributors: Compton, Ralph
Alternative Title: Ralph Compton Shotgun Charlie

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