Slocum 341: Slocum and the High-graders
||Penguin Publishing Group
9781440620348, Related ISBNs: 0515143219, 1440620342, 9780515143218, 9781440620348
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Synopsis: Slocum’s short fuse is going to blow some gold thieves sky high!
Slocum’s lost his horse trying to raise a grub stake against cardsharps in Cripple Creek. Hungry and broke in a hostile boomtown, Slocum literally falls into a job—when an explosion caves in a mine beneath him. Working in a dangerous hellhole may seem a little like digging your own grave, but it beats starving, so Slocum hires on as a miner.
Every vein of gold in the Low Down peters out faster than morals in a cathouse. The miners hate the treacherous foreman—and Slocum almost gets buried alive. But the owner won’t get involved. Not even his gorgeous daughter, Evangeline—who makes Slocum feel like he’s scored the mother lode—can convince her papa that high-graders are robbing him blind. But Slocum is determined to find who’s behind this, and he’s giving these high-graders an F—for fatal…
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