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Better Off Dead (Paperback) (William W. Johnstone)
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The Greatest Western Writers Of The 21st CenturyFrom America's bestselling Western authors comesthis violent saga of the frontier legend known as the Town Tamer: the man who appears when all justice has fled…Feed The Beast--Or DieOn the West Texas border a behemoth is bellowing smoke, fire and death. This monster is the infamous Abaddon Cannon Foundry, whose weapons of war have spread death and destruction around the world--and made a few men in Big Buck, Texas, incredibly rich. Now, a Mexican-born teenager has disappeared into this fortress factory, where men work and sweat as slaves. This boy's sister wants to learn her brother's fate, and she just happens to know a man named Shawn O'Brien, the town tamer. Shawn rides to Texas to find the missing boy. What he discovers in Big Buck will spark a ferocious, bloody battle with the greatest evil the West ever known: masters of war who (laugh in the face of anyone who defies them--until Shawn O'Brien raises his six gun. Then the laughing stops.