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"MATT BRAUN IS A MASTER STORYTELLER OF FRONTIER HISTORY."
On a fierce frontier
In 1878, a struggling prospector found silver in the jagged mountains of Arizona. Within a year the town of Tombstone was filling up with merchants, tradesmen, gamblers, whores, gunslingers…and, eventually, Wyatt Earp.
One town earned a legend of its own…
When Earp arrives in Tombstone, nothing is ever the same. Along with Doc Holliday and a band of thieves, he turns the Arizona territory into his personal stomping grounds—until Wells Fargo puts an end to a string of savage stage robberies. With the legend of the OK Corral shoot-out fanning out across the frontier, private detective Luke Starbuck is sent to Tombstone on a mission: To learn the truth about Wyatt Earp. And to lay his legend to rest…
"BRAUN IS ONE OF THE BEST!"
—Don Coldsmith, author of the Spanish Bit series
Starbuck angled across Larimer Street, one eye on the police station.
The Colt .45 stuffed in the waistband of his trousers gave him an uncomfortable moment. He was accustomed to enforcing the law, and the city ordinance against...