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Tell Sackett had been lured into the Apache's mountain stronghold by the icy beauty of his brother's wife. He didn't go alone. John J. Battles, Spanish Murphy, and the half-breed Tampico rode beside him. Each was driven by his past to test his speed and cunning against an enemy who could smell a white man a mile away, and then shoot his eyes out at a dead gallop. It was a contest few men could enter, and fewer still could hope to win.
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©1969 Louis and Katherine L'Amour Trust (P)2002 Random House Inc. Random House Audio, a division of Random House, Inc.

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  • Blake
  • Ontario, CO, USA
  • 03-22-06

Classic

Just another great story written by the best western writer ever. All his stories including this one are full of details true to the early west. A must read for western readers.

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Outstanding story!

As a L'Amour fan, I've read and listened to a lot of them. This one is special. Great characters. Wonderful adventure.

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awesome

great book in the sackett series, I am a big fan. love these books. great

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Wasn’t to lonely

This Sackett didn’t seem to have much peaceful time during his travels and killed a mess of folks throughout his travels, but enjoyed this Sackett adventure...

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Love those Sacketts

Another Sackett adventure full of life's most important lessons. Honor family and treat everyone fairly, even if they wrong you.

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Yet another Great Louis yarn.

Good story as usual. Stratharn is excellent as well. Great combination together. They just go well together with all the elements of a good western tale well told.

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great, but...

long gaps between chapters lead to confusement and wondering if something was wrong with audio

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the sackett series are great stories

Louis L'Amour is one of the greatest western novel writers you can't go wrong with one of his books

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I love the Sacketts! God bless Louis L'Amour

Exciting! I love the Sacketts series. my father read all of these book driving truck across the country. As I listen to them I get to go share them with my 90 year old dad when I finish each one. My husband and Daughter are also listening to them and ove them also.

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Favorite Sackett story

Favorite Sackett story so far.

(I'm not sure why this review required 15 unique words to submit it but here are more words to take up space.)

Yol bolsun.