Compiled by Carla Bass-Staff Writer
Come meet the author and hear the tale of 1870 Jefferson. The Jefferson Carnegie Library will host an author event on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. The Library is located at 301 W. Lafayette Street in Jefferson. There is no charge for the event and a Wine and Cheese Reception will follow.
BIG CYPRESS is a Western historical fiction story set in East Texas 1870, Curly Smith is a minor character in Denzel Holmes’ HORSE THIEF and the LADY, the first of his MITT STONE series. In BIG CYPRESS Curly is the toughest deputy sheriff in Texas.
Curly Smith was a coward when he fled the Civil War. After his
encounter with Mitt Stone on the distant Rio Grande there is not
a yellow bone in his body. He returns to become a deputy sheriff.
His arrest of murderer Angel Ranigan makes him a hero but
touches off a wave of violence like no other. Old South sympathizers
try to take Texas back in time. Curly, son of a plantation
owner, is caught in the middle.
A chance meeting with his old friend Mitt Stone gives him the
resolve needed to take charge.
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