The brainchild of Amazon Kindle bestselling western writers Mike Stotter and Ben Bridges, PICCADILLY PUBLISHING is dedicated to issuing classic fiction from Yesterday and Today!
ONE MAN, ONE GUN
He rode hard and he rode tall, slamming his way along a wild Colorado trail, beset by Indians and tricked by a treacherous friend. He fought with his fists and with his gun. He loved and lost and lived to love another day. He was a Storm down to the bottom of his boots, he challenged the world, thumbed his nose at danger and took on odds that would make a hero pale.
“I was trained as an artist and given an art school scholarship. Writing interested me from the age of about fourteen, and I never saw myself as being anything but a writer. Strangely enough, I have long been a professional writer and an amateur artist. In my late teens, I knocked about as a factory worker and such-like, did a little commercial art and then went to war like most other people of my age. That meant the Western Desert and the Burma border. All good stuff for a writer. I wrote steadily through the war, but had all my notes pilfered before I could bring them home. What thieves could do with a hundred thousand words of bad writing I'll never know. Maybe they had a literary turn of mind, and turned them into bestsellers! Since the war, I have been a civil servant, as which I initiated an edited two official magazines -- which was surprisingly interesting and I loved it. My first novel, Out of Yesterday, was published about 1950. Getting the second one into print seemed to be almost impossible. Many writers have experienced the same difficulty with their second book. I was just not good enough. A veteran writer looked at my work and told me that what I was producing could not be called writing at all. He told me in no uncertain terms the difference between what I was doing and real writing. In short, I knew nothing about the craft whatever. I swore I would never write again. I did, of course, but did not get another book in print for another ten years and about ten books later. This was a western called Halfbreed, which was bought outright for fifty pounds by Panther Books. It was a marvelous feeling."
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Excellent development of yet another of the Storm men. Just one more tale to go, then what's next? Well done!!
Continuing saga of the Storm family. All the while developing the cast of characters into individuals meshing into the family structure and oncoming "dynasty."
Enjoyed this book very much very well written . Kept my interest throughout the whole book could not put it down
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