The Brannocks

Matt Braun

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The Brannocks

Matt Braun

Earl Brannock was a gambling man who fled the fires of the Civil War and found a boomtown called Denverin a land being built on dreams, luck, and gold. Virgil Brannock joined him next, fresh from Lee’s surrender at Appomattox, determined to rise to the top of the frontier’s rough and treacherous business world. Finally, Clint came riding a trail of revenge: a fiery young Brannock who dared to wear a badge...The three brothers were reunited once again. And on a frontier brimming with opportunity and exploding with danger, vicious enemies would test their courageand three beautiful women would claim their love...

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EARL BRANNOCK EMERGED FROM the Denver House. He paused a moment in front of the hotel, lighting a slim black cheroot. Then he turned and walked off along Larimer Street.
Springtime lay across the land with fiery brilliance. The earth shimmered under a late-morning sun, and the streets, knee-deep in mud only a week before, were now baked hard as stone. Far in the distance the snowcapped Rockies pulsed and vibrated as the sun neared its zenith.
Sauntering along the boardwalk, Earl proceeded downtown. His pace was unhurried and he puffed the cheroot with an air of easygoing good spirits.

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Praise for The Brannocks

"Matt Braun is a master storyteller of frontier history." -Elmer Kelton

"Matt Braun is head and shoulders above all the rest who would attempt to bring the gunmen of the old west to life." -Terry Johnston, author of The Plainsmen series

"Matt Braun is one of the best!" -Don Coldsmith, author of the Spanish Bit series

"Matt Braun has a genius for taking real characters out of the Old West and giving them flesh-and-blood immediacy." -Dee Brown, author of Bury My Heart At Wounded Knee

"Braun blends historical fact and ingenious fiction...A top-drawer Western novelist!" -Robert L. Gale

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Matt Braun

Matt Braun is a fourth-generation Westerner, steeped in the tradition and lore of the frontier era. His books reflect a heritage rich with the truths of that bygone time. Raised among the Cherokee and Osage tribes, Braun learned their traditions and culture, and their philosophy became the foundation of his own beliefs. Like his ancestors, he has spent most of his life wandering the mountains and plains of the West. His heritage and his contribution to Western literature resulted in his appointment by the Governor of Oklahoma as a Territorial Marshal.

Braun is the author of more than forty novels and four nonfiction works, including Black Fox, which was made into a CBS miniseries, and One Last Town, which was made into a TNT movie called You Know My Name. Western Writers of America awarded Braun the prestigious Golden Spur Award for The Kincaids. He is also the recipient of the Cowboy Spirit Award and was inducted into the Cowboy Hall of Fame in 1999.

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The Brannocks
Matt Braun

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Paperbacks
April 2007
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429902076
ISBN10: 1429902078
304 pages
$7.99

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Paperbacks
February 1998
Mass Market Paperbound
ISBN: 9780312964900
ISBN10: 0312964900
4 3/16 x 6 3/4 inches, 304 pages
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