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Slocum 340: Slocum and the City Slickers

Authors: Logan, Jake
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC033000
ISBN: 9781101003855, Related ISBNs: 051514309X, 1101003855, 9780515143096, 9781101003855
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 192,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Slocum won’t let these snakes slip through his hands… 

Young, pretty Agnes Glitch is wealthy but alone in the world. When she witnesses a murder by Slick Hannah, she flees St. Louis, where she’s almost as well-known as the notorious gangster. With the Hannah gang after her, Agnes catches the train, hoping her next stop isn’t her last.
Slocum is looking for his next job when it practically falls into his arms. Agnes is smart to run—but she’ll be doing it the rest of her life unless she finds a protector. Fortunately, Slocum never leaves a woman in distress—especially one so desirable and in need of reassurance. When Slick Hannah’s gang arrives, they’ll be up against a man used to facing tall odds with the only two things he needs—his guts and his gun…
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