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Borden Chantry had temporarily given up on his ranching to take on the marshal's badge. At first the job was locking up drunks and chasing down a horse thief or two but then he found a man murdered on the street. Chantry needed to track down the killer and it became clear that it was one of the townspeople. As Chantry gathers clues, the murderer gets nervous and starts to kill off anyone who might lend Chantry a hand. Time is running short as the killer won't stop at anything to keep from getting caught and Chantry is next on his murderous list!
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Tone of story    -   suspenseful (sophisticated fear) How difficult to spot villain?    -   Challenging Time/era of story:    -   american wild west What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   60% Special suspect?    -   best friend Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Any non-mystery subplot?    -   life in that culture Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes Western    -   Yes Story primarily about    -   fighting outlaws

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Race    -   White/American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West Small town?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Amount of dialog    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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