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The Quick and the Dead

by Louis L'Amour

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When Duncan McKaskel decided to move his family west, he knew he would face dangers, and he was prepared for them. He knew about the exhausting terrain, and he was expecting the punishing elements. What he worried about was having to use violence against other men—men who would follow him and try to steal the riches that he didn't even possess.
Yet bandits were only part of McKaskel's worries. For a mysterious stranger, Con Vallian, had appeared one night and saved his life. But was Vallian's true interest Duncan's wife, Susanna? And, more important, how did she feel about him?
As they push on into the wilderness, Duncan must discover who is the greater threat—the thieves outside his camp or the enigmatic stranger within....

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Publisher: Random House Publishing Group

Kindle Book

  • Release date: August 3, 2004

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  • ISBN: 9780553899597
  • Release date: August 3, 2004

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  • ISBN: 9780553899597
  • File size: 1990 KB
  • Release date: August 3, 2004

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  • ISBN: 9780553899597
  • File size: 651 KB
  • Release date: August 3, 2004

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Lexile® Measure: 750

When Duncan McKaskel decided to move his family west, he knew he would face dangers, and he was prepared for them. He knew about the exhausting terrain, and he was expecting the punishing elements. What he worried about was having to use violence against other men—men who would follow him and try to steal the riches that he didn't even possess.
Yet bandits were only part of McKaskel's worries. For a mysterious stranger, Con Vallian, had appeared one night and saved his life. But was Vallian's true interest Duncan's wife, Susanna? And, more important, how did she feel about him?
As they push on into the wilderness, Duncan must discover who is the greater threat—the thieves outside his camp or the enigmatic stranger within....

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