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Sunday, March 19, 2017

The Posse is off and running . . .

cj Sez:  The ebook version of THE POSSE anthology had its Facebook launch on March 15 amidst a lot of fun and fanfare. One guest won a $50 gift certificate, and quite a few other visitors to the launch won either an eBook or an Amazon gift certificate. It was a blast, and I never shut up for the whole hour I was scheduled. Whew. My partner—excuse me, pardner—Charles Whipple who writes brilliantly as Chuck Tyrell was trying to post from Japan, but I kept filling the time and space. He didn’t have a chance. Let’s face it, it was Wednesday, at 9 p.m. where I live, and it was Thursday at 10 a.m. where he lives. Poor guy, he was trying to post past-tense. (Figure that one out.)

Here’s the opening excerpt from Charles/Chuck’s short story, “To Set a Thief” 

There I stood, leaning on the bar, enjoying a cool beer in the Monarch saloon when the Apache County Sheriff, J.B. Hubbell, stormed through the swinging doors. He held a 10-gauge Greener, its hammers cocked. The dark sheen of the double-barrels matched Hubbell’s dark scowl.
   “A little bird told me I’d find Mort Eggertson drinkin’ in the Monarch, and, sure enough, I did. I’d purely appreciate if you shed that there Remington Army. Step away from the Winchester ya got leaning against the wall.”

With stories by Lyn Horner, Frank Kelso, cj petterson, Charlene Raddon, Chimp Robertson , JS Stroud, Chuck Tyrell, THE POSSE is available now on Amazon and you can order it here:  or touch the cover link. 

That’s it for today, folks. 

BSP: I’ll be visiting Lois Winston’s Killer Crafts blog site on Friday, March 24….look for me at   

You-all guys keep on keeping on, and I’ll try to do the same.

Choosing Carter  -- Kindle  /  Nook  /  Kobo   /  iTunes/iBook
Deadly Star --  Kindle  / Nook  / Kobo

California Kisses 10-book publishers bundle on Amazon 99 cents 


  1. cj Sez: Well, I thought the cover link would continue to work, but it doesn't. Sorry 'bout that.

  2. We've got some downright topnotch stories for those of you who like a little romance mixed in with your western history. In my story, To Set A Thief, you'll find real historical characters like Sheriff J. B. Hubbell, U.S. Marshal Meade, John Slaughter, MS-Bar ranch, Saint Johns Arizona, Alma New Mexico, The Hashknife Outfit, Burt Mossman (who later led the Arizona Rangers), and the White Mountains of Arizona. Always helps to have some reality in amongst the fiction. Hope you find To Set A Thief interesting. Let me know if ya do in a review on Amazon. Thanks, pards.


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