Vendetta by Ardath Mayhar

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Unforgettable Tale of Vengence by Spur Award Nominee Western Novelist! When a family of Sicilian circus acrobats turing the West during the Civil War gives shelter to a wonded Confederate soldier, a fanatic Union officer orders his unite to execute the entire family. Returning from a chore, the only survivors, a young man and his eight-year-old sister, discover the bodies and swear vendetta. Using their circus skills, and joined by Native-Americans who also hate the Union officer, the pair slowly begin to destroy first his unit and then his mind.
 

About Ardath Mayhar

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Ardath Mayhar was born in Timpson, Texas on February 20, 1930. She began her writing career as a poet when she was 19 and began publishing science fiction in 1979. During her lifetime, she wrote more than 60 books in almost every fiction genre. She also wrote under the pseudonyms Frank Cannon, Frances Hurst and John Killdeer. She won the Balrog Award for a horror narrative poem in Masques I and was honored by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America as an Author Emeritus in 2008. She died on February 1, 2012 at the age of 81.
 
Published April 15, 2009 by PageTurner. 228 pages
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction, Westerns. Fiction

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