Saturday, August 28, 2010

BTAP #89: Gunpoint by Fred Blosser

"At no place in the United States is a lower value placed upon human life than in Fayette County, West Virginia."—Cincinnati Enquirer, May 15, 1904.

This is a story they still tell in the mines and hollows of West Virginia—about two enforcers for hire in the coal camps of the early 1900s, a dealer in spirits from New York named Torrio, two Hatfield boys, two Pinks, and the day they all met at gunpoint....
Read more of Fred Blosser's explosive Gunpoint.

Next: Chris F. Holm's THE DAME, THE DOCTOR, AND THE DEVICE kicks off our thrilling A RIP THROUGH TIME saga

Soon: Chap O'Keefe's "Outback Gothic"