Synopses & Reviews
When Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch arrive in Appaloosa, they find a town suffering at the hands of a renegade rancher who’s already left the city marshal and one of his deputies dead. Cole and Hitch are used to cleaning up after scavengers, but this one raises the stakes by playing not with the rules—but with emotion.
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A New York Times Bestselling Author
This is a richly imagined novel of the Old West, as spare and vivid as a high plains sunset, from one of the world's most talented performers (The San Diego Union-Tribune).
Simultaneous publication with G.P. Putnam's Standard Print Edition.
This "New York Times" bestseller is a richly imagined novel of the Old West that tells the tale of two gunmen who arrive in the lawless town of Appaloosa, where the actions of a renegade rancher have already taken their toll.
About the Author
Robert B. Parker was the author of seventy books, including the legendary Spenser detective series, the novels featuring Police Chief Jesse Stone, and the acclaimed Virgil Cole-Everett Hitch westerns, as well as the Sunny Randall novels. Winner of the Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Award and long considered the undisputed dean of American crime fiction, he died in January 2010.