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Cavalry Man: The Killing Machineby Ed Gorman
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The first book in the new Noah Ford Western series by Spur Award winner Ed Gorman. A blend of the classic television series The Wild, Wild West and the USA show Peacemakers.
Noah Ford made a serious mistake in the eyes of his family when he joined the Union forces--and his Rebel brother David took it the worst of all. And to make matters worse, now that the war was over, Noah had taken up as a federal agent, working for the very government that his southern family fought tooth and nail.
Now a powerful new weapon, a souped-up Gatling gun--a prototype being developed by the U.S. Army--is missing, and all signs point to David Ford, a notorious black market weapons dealer. And even with the bad blood between them, the last thing Noah wants is for his brother to be killed by federal agents, so he volunteers to track him down and return the weapon to its rightful owner, and let his brother live to die another day.
But when Noah attempts to ambush his brother and reclaim the gun, things quickly spiral out of control. Bullets fly and now his partners AND his brother end up dead, and Noah narrowly escapes with a near-fatal gunshot wound. It turns out the gun means more to someone else than it did even to his brother, and when new bodies turn up around every corner, Noah must think fast and act even faster if he wants to come back from this assignment alive.
In this second Noah Ford adventure by Spur Award-winning author Ed Gorman, the federal military investigator must travel to Colorado to stop a bomb-wielding bank robber before the devastating weapons cause a greater catastrophe. Original.
A military investigator and federal agent, Noah Ford is assigned to look into the disappearance of the U.S. Army's most lethal new weapon-a theft that may involve the notorious arms smuggler and former rebel, David Ford, Noah's brother. But when his attempts to keep David alive backfire, the Cavalry Man's mission leads him to a man who deals in robbery, murder, and treason. But the carnage that war left in its wake has become a breeding ground for all manner of horrors-and for an agent who's made too many enemies and far too few friends, almost certain death waits around every turn.
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