Black Crossing

Black Crossing[EPUB] ✻ Black Crossing By C.K. Crigger – Oaklandjobs.co.uk A woman s revenge and a man s honor meet on a collision courseIsaac Gilpatrick witnesses the killing of old Marshall Blodgett, and when his mother Ione is threatened with death or worse he is intimida A woman s revenge and a man s honor meet on a collision courseIsaac Gilpatrick witnesses the killing of old Marshall Blodgett, and when his mother Ione is threatened with death or worse he is intimidated into remaining silent But the guilt he carries wears at Isaac s nerves until he can bear it no longer and vows to put the information into the new marshal s handsUnfortunately, Marshal TJ Osgood arrives in town too late He finds Isaac silenced for good after a crooked judge ordered him hanged Now, with an under aged deputy and a hound dog as his only allies, Osgood must sort out the truth, protect the bereaved Ione Gilpatrick, and bring a rough bunch of backwoods timber thieves to justice That is, if Ione doesn t beat him to it. This was a fairly quick read featuring interesting characters and lots of action.Black Crossing is C.K Crigger s homage to an old story theme a stranger comes to a town run by crooks and cleans things up The main protagonist in this case, Marshal TJ Osgood, reminds me somewhat of Robert B Parker s Jesse Stone TJ Osgood is a late middle age lawman with a checkered past and a history of alcohol abuse, and the town s big man basically a local lord and a nasty crook thinks that will make him This was a fairly quick read featuring interesting characters and lots of action.Black Crossing is C.K Crigger s homage to an old story theme a stranger comes to a town run by crooks and cleans things up The main protagonist in this case, Marshal TJ Osgood, reminds me somewhat of Robert B Parker s Jesse Stone TJ Osgood is a late middle age lawman with a checkered past and a history of alcohol abuse, and the town s big man basically a local lord and a nasty crook thinks that will make him easy to control Big mistake, that.The story takes place in a small town in the Idaho timber country There are several unsavory characters in addition to the Big Bad including a nasty gunslinger and some brutal lumberjacks The townspeople are generally cowed, but Osgood finds allies in an unassuming deputy and his dog and in Ione Gilpatrick a widow and grieving mother and one tough cookie The action starts almost as soon as Osgood arrives in the small timber town and really never lets up Everything happens over a span of just a few days We get gunfights, physical attacks, bushwhack attempts, kidnapping, and timber rustling What s not to like Pretty good book Black Crossing Western full of drama with romance hinted at A page turner that keeps you wanting to know what iis going to happen next. THE INNOCENTIntrigue, who done it and why A lawman possibly on his last chance of setting things right A mother whose sixteen year old son was hanged because he knew who had ambushed the previous Marshall The innocence paying the price set on them by a notorious town mayor Every page holds a lot of action you won t put this adventure down until you ve read the entire book Keep your Lucifers dry and enjoy yourselves Very good storyI came across this by chance and I am glad I did It is a very good ,fast paced with believable characters and story line The main people sound real and believable short of a few minor details I would recommend it More like 4.25 stars A solid entry into the genre, with a rustic realism to its characters and a quiet intensity to its pacing that keeps it going along I ended it with a smile on my face, andthan interested in seeingof these folks. Good book, i enjoyed reading it. This was a fun western with fun characters Lighthearted. Good bookI enjoyed this story after I was into it for a while Will be looking uptitles from this author. Excellent bookOne never knows quite what to expect when reading a book by an author you don t know Now I know and will be watching for .