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978-1-4930-5848-8 • Paperback • April 2021 • $19.95 • (£14.99)
978-1-4930-5849-5 • eBook • April 2021 • $19.00 • (£14.99)
Robert Dwyer is a history buff with an abiding interest in the West, which looms large in the American psyche--a canvas for big stories and big ideas. He lives with his wife and dog in Alexandria, Virginia.
Austin Wright started watching John Wayne movies with his dad before he was old enough to talk--and he's been hooked on Westerns ever since. He lives with his wife, son, and daughter in Annandale, Virginia.
I think that THE SHERIFF by Robert Dwyer and Austin Wright has a chance to be judged one of those rare modern Western fiction classics. The authors somehow manage to be both traditional and surprising on every page. … The town of Three Chop, grizzled Sheriff John Donovan, assorted outlaws radiating real menace, women just as desperate and cunning as any of the menfolk—there's damned fine storytelling here.— Jeff Guinn, New York Times bestselling author of The Last Gunfight: The Real Story of the Shootout at the O.K. Corral—And How It Changed the American West
THE SHERIFF is the debut novel from authors Robert Dwyer and Austin Wright, and a strong debut it is. There are definite echoes of the traditional Western here but a more literary sensibility to the writing and plotting. It’s a bleak but impressive yarn and well worth reading if you’re looking for a Western that’s a bit offbeat while retaining a fondness for what’s gone before.— James Reasoner, New York Times bestselling author
This end-of-the-West story has a lot to say—about everything from religion to mortality to progress to big business, and it does it without sacrificing action, pacing or authenticity. It’s so easy to recommend this book, it’s a big story about some big issues—leading to the big showdown.— Toby Roan, author of the "50 Westerns from the 50s" blog