Tom Garrett is a cowboy who spent most of his life as a trail boss and in some rather bizarre circumstances became the marshal of Tombstone, Ariz. This book is about a major criminal who was captured by Tom and escapes while being returned to Tombstone for hanging. He plans to exact revenge on not only Tom but the entire town, for having sentenced him to hang. Tom has been taken prisoner, placed in jail and with no weapons, must figure a way to take back his town from this unscrupulous outlaw. This book is a continuation of Tom Garretts Ride.
Affairs of the Heart - If Only I Had Known A collection of twelve fiction short stories about relationships between men and women - affairs, divorce, obsessions, a cougar, a gold digger, an affair with an ex, crushes, and past relationship mistakes - told from the point of view of the male protagonist. Stories include: The Diary, An Affair with the Ex, The Grey Divorce, The Old Flame, The Past Returns, Boy Toy, May-December, The Affair, The Crush, The Mistake, Like a Moth to a Flame, and No Drama
Thomas Garrett, a Quaker from Wilmington, Delaware, had a genial disposition unless provoked to defend his strong anti-slavery beliefs. Unlike most other white abolitionists who viewed slavery in more abstract and constitutional terms, Garrett, like free black abolitionists and the slaves themselves, saw slavery in very personal terms. He believed so strongly in the Underground Railroad and in helping slaves escape that he chafed under the Quaker belief in non-violence when force seemed to be the only way to win freedom for the slaves he was trying to help. When he died in 1871, Wilmington's black community saluted him as their Moses. Station Master on the Underground Railroad: The Life and ...
Tom Garrett is a trail boss on his way home from his latest cattle drive. He is looking forward to a nice peaceful trip back with a beautiful purebred horse for his ranch owner. Unfortunately, he runs into an iron horse sitting still on the railroad tracks for no apparent reason. There are no passengers, train crew, or anyone else around to explain what happened. Tom takes a ride that includes fights with Indians and outlaws in his quest to find out just what happened on that train.
The life and work of American director John G. Avildsen is thoroughly examined in this detailed filmography and critical study. Each of the most significant films made by the Oscar-winning Avildsen is given a separate chapter, including such critical successes as Joe and Save the Tiger, and box-office blockbusters Rocky and its sequels and the Karate Kid series. The authors' observations on these and other titles--some well known, others less familiar--are enhanced by extensive production notes, and by commentary from John G. Avildsen himself. Cinema historian Jean Bodon of Sam Houston State University provides a foreword.
At a young age I went to live with my grandmother Lizzie Robinson until I was about (10) years old. My grandmother and I had lots of fun doing things together, All the stories she told me about her life and grown up in Louisiana, in a little place called Byseria south of Jackson Louisiana were she live and work on this plantation.
When Garrett Whitmore found his wife cheating on him, he took his frustrations out on a couple of good old boys at the tavern, and later found himself in jail and being sentenced to work out his probationary time by doing community service at the local nursing home. Little did he suspect the life changing effect that two women there would make on his life. One was a ninety-year-old resident. The other was Jackie Holloway, the administrator. They both stole his heart. While one kept it, the other one almost destroyed it, and they both taught him a lesson about love.
This informal biography of Hot Springs, North Carolina, is an affectionate recounting of the pilgrimage of a town and its inhabitants—a journey involving triumph, tragedy, and sorrow. Though not intended to be a highly researched and documented narrative, the chronicle tells of the the people who helped create Hot Springs, those who lived in the town during its periods of growth and prosperity as well as decline and depression, and current residents who have confidence and hope in its future.
In 1945 Henry Ford II and designer E.T. Gergorie got together and come up with the "Sportsman. A woodie convertible that they thought might perk up the warmed over 1942s that would become the 1946 models. A prototype was built in October 1945 and was given a green light for full production. Sales were meager and production only lasted two years, but the "Sportsman" left an indelible mark on post World War II auto history. This book gives you a close-up look at both the Ford and Mercury "Sportsman."