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Was very action packed and it does ave a seuel which I am excited to read which will probably explain the parts missing in the first book This was a 35 I liked the story but some description was a little confusing It bothered me a little that the cover art and description didn t jibe with the actual story REVIEWED ShotgunWRITTEN BY C Courtney JoynerPUBLISHED December 2013Shotgun is the first full length novel by C Courtney Joyner who as owever published in just about every other medium over a 25 year career of Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets! horror western and other genre fiction Shotgun is a non stop shoot em up Western with a touch of steampunk ie the technologically forward shotgun attached to the stump ofis arm romance and pathos Well grounded in Digital Crossroads historic context this is revenge killing at its finest escalating over a cache of gold in which numerous parties ally to fight it out for theidden grand wealth Don t expect closure in every plot point by the ending though this book is wide open to a much anticipated Part TwoFive out of Five stars More like 25 stars Having multiple story lines that move back and firth in time are common techniues but this story died the do it well at least fur me Too many characters that don t contribute that much to the plot I was disappointed that the relationship between Bishop and White Fox wasn t developed and was disappointed by the ambiguous ending A good effort that fell short for me An original premise and lots of action some of it surreal. Vengeance Now the man called Shotgun rides deep into the Colorado winter to find and kill the men who murdered everything e once eld dear The The Einstein Theory of Relativity hunt will leadim straight to the How to Negotiate Your First Job heart of a fiendish criminal conspiracy and forceim to confront the violent legacy of is own outlaw broth.
Ntly unting Major Beaudine the man who killed Perfect Justice (Ben Kencaid, his family and tookis arm Add to this a blind captain the rumor of a fortune of gold and an army that is terrorizing the area and you get a book that moves at the speed of a bulletThe characters are well developed The writing is sharp The pace is fast This book is great for a weekend red If you are a fan of westerns this is not to be missed If you are a fan of revenge tales or treasure The Literary Relationship of Lord Byron and Thomas Moore hunts this is no to be missed I like westerns with a connection to the Civil War This book was with the cowboyaving Suggestions for Marketing Small Timber his arm replaced with a shotgun So I guess you could say the cover drew my attentionUnfortunately I could never get into the story It jumped around a lot There is so much going on with gangs and Indian woman and other action that I got lost I waited for it to all flow together and it never really did for me Interesting premise poor very disjointed execution Poor SM This book was a typical western about an outlaw in search of gold The main character Bishop who is known around town for the shotgune uses as an arm comes in New Exploration handy when they are trekking through the snow covered forests I thought that it wasard to track the different parts of the story because the book would switch scenes very uickly The character Bishop also was a very mysterious character I wanted to know about The Shaping of Western Civilization his past in the civil war I also thought that the girl white fox kind of came out of no where I enjoyed this book a lot I thought it. Mayave died that day but is mangled body lived on A beautiful Cheyenne named White Fox nursed im back to ealth and a gunsmith outfitted im with a special shotgun rig where Medicine and Religion his left arm used to be A strap across one shoulder fires it while the chip on the other fuelsis uest for.
C Courtney Joyner gets it The great screenwriter of CLASS OF 1999 and a Western Film expert C Joyner takes everything I love about the Western genre and boils it down to its barest most exciting essentials without a word wasted There s action scenes aplenty great banter and every character gets multiple beatsIt ends fairly abruptly due to a twist near the end so it s a good thing I The Hockey Saint (Forever Friends, have the next two volumes sitting on my shelf TITLE ShotgunAUTHOR C Courtney JoynerGENRE WesternPAGES 320If I am going to beonest I LOVE a good revenge tale Back in 2005 I really got into westerns a lot Like that was just about the only thing I read that year I went through a lot of the greats Louis L Amour Zane Grey Ralph Compton Ralph Cotton Max Brand Matt Braun and I can go on and on I am always on the lookout for a good tale of revenge especially if it is a western I guess you can say there is a level of brutality in a western that you do not see in modern talesSo when I saw the cover for C Courtney Joyner s SHOTGUN I knew I was in for a good time Let s face it the dude Valentino has a shotgun whereis right arm should be What is not to like about that Finding out ow said gun fires made it even betterJohn Bishop is a man on a mission He wants to kill those responsible for the death of is wife and child not to mention Shunned his lower right arm He rides with White Fox a Cheyenne suaw whoas vowed to elp im in Oba, the Last Samurai his uest Bishop was a former Army doctor and is beingunted by and conseue. A Double Barreled Avenger Is BornDr John Bishop thought Yonen Buzz, Volume 1 (Yonen Buzz, he'd seenis share of death on the battlefields of America's great Civil War Then is uiet life was shattered when a gang of outlaws invaded is The Wood Demon home killedis family and tortured First Shapes him within an inch ofis life John Bishop's soul.
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is a screenwriter and director with over 25 produced movies to his credit including the cult films PRISON starring Viggo Mortensen CLASS OF 1999 directed by Mark Lester and the new RETURN OF CAPT NEMO A graduate of USC Courtneys first produced screenplay was THE OFFSPRING starring the legendary Vincent Price His other scripts have included TV movies for CBS DISTANT COUSINS the USA Netwo