A Colorado Christmas by William W Johnstone

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William W. Johnstone and J.A. Johnstone, the bestselling masters of the American frontier, take you back to the early days of Big Rock, Colorado, where stories are passed down from generation to generation. Where legends live on and heroes never die. And where one family s Christmas gathering turns into a gunslinging fight for survival . . .
In the hearth and home of the Sugarloaf Ranch, Smoke and Sally Jenson prepare to welcome Preacher home for the holidays unaware that their friend is trailed by a storm full of trouble.
On a mission of jealousy and vengeance, an old trapper is rescued by Ace and Chance Jensen from ruthless outlaws and wanted by a driven bounty hunter named Luke Jensen, their long-lost uncle.
On a westbound train from the east, a determined charity worker risks her life to protect a young orphan who s the heir to a fortune and the target of gold-digging killers.
And, just released from prison, a criminal mastermind assembles a vicious gang of cutthroats to extract his final revenge against his enemy the sheriff of Big Rock, Colorado . . .
With a massive blizzard brewing, a community in jeopardy, and a showdown ready to explode, these courageous pioneers are brought together by fate, fortune, and fury to forge peace on earth, good will toward men. But they re going to have to fight for it. With guns. With grit. With glory. Because this Christmas, the greatest gift of all is . . . staying alive.
Johnstone is a masterful storyteller, creating a tale that is fanciful and funny, exciting and surprisingly convincing. This is great fun. "Publishers Weekly"
An entertaining story with lots of plot twists. "Booklist"
This is an exciting visit to the old west of gunfights and cattle drives . . . the story draws one in and the modern world fades away. An absorbing tale of Christmas with a side of magic. Four stars! "RT Book Reviews"on "A Lone Star Christmas"
This rollicking Western is full of gunfights, outlaws, and an unforgettable holiday." "Library Journal "on "A Texas Hill Country Christmas""

About William W Johnstone

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William W. Johnstone was born in Southern Missouri on October 28, 1938. He quit school when he was fifteen to join a carnival, but went back and finished high school in 1957. After that he worked as a deputy sheriff, and spent time in the army. When he returned, Johnstone went into radio broadcasting, where he worked for sixteen years. Johnstone started writing in 1970, but was not published until late 1979. His first published book was The Devil's Kiss. He wrote close to two hundred books during his lifetime including the Ashes series, Mountain Man series, The First Mountain Man series, and Eagles series. He began writing full-time in the early 1980s. He died on February 8, 2004 at the age of 65. J. A. Johnstone is a Tennessee-based novelist.
Published October 25, 2016 by Pinnacle. 336 pages
Genres: Action & Adventure, Westerns, Literature & Fiction. Fiction