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The Day of the Deputy- Western, coming-of-age action-adventure!

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David Welch
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New release! THE DAY OF THE DEPUTY, now available on Amazon:

Stanton Brunner has always lived in the shadow of famous lawmen. His father is a respected town sheriff, his grandfather a legendary, retired U.S. Marshal. But Stan never wanted to have it out with the bandits of the world, and was content to live the quiet life of a frontier town gunsmith. This comes to a crashing end when Bloody Brit Talmadge and his band of outlaws ride into town. Talmadge is a hardened killer with a cruel philosophy to match. He means to rule the town and surrounding valley with an iron fist, and that requires eliminating all who might challenge him. When tragedy strikes Stan's family at Talmadge's hands, the young man finds himself with a choice: slink away and do nothing, or take up the badge where no one else will. If he stays and fights, he faces seasoned killers who have him outnumbered, and have the townsfolk running scared. Stan, on the other hand, has never shot at a man, never enforced the law, and never really been in a serious fight. Beyond his inexperience, he's also torn between a duty to see justice done, and a seething, justifiable desire for revenge. About the only thing the man has going for him is courage, and soon enough that courage will be the only thing standing between a small town and complete annihilation.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08JPFL9N6

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New five-star Amazon review from 'Woodie' :

"Just finished this, and am impressed. I'm a fan of David's sci-fi work, and many of the themes of courage, freedom, and self-respect in his books find a natural home in the western genre. And he can write a great action scene.

"The characters are well-written and a varied lot, from an old curmudgeon of a Federal Marshal to a Chinese madam, and they are all interesting people. The good guys are likable and respectable, but none of them are perfect. Many of them do not deserve their place in society, but they do what they can to survive and even thrive and help others. (This is a refreshing take on the current trend to attack history as imperfect by our modern standards.) What 'social commentary' there is, is well done without being heavy-handed, and should be acceptable to the entire political spectrum.

"The plot is pretty straightforward, but my expectations for a western aren't terribly high. (Westerns are frequently morality plays, where we know the outcome, but sometimes need reinforcement that the right choice is the correct choice.) All that said, I was left wondering until the end who was going to survive the finale.

"The epilogue or final scene was touching, and well done. It ends the story beautifully."


THE DAY OF THE DEPUTY, available on Amazon, ebook or paperback!
David Welch
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Ripping western adventure at a great price. THE DAY OF THE DEPUTY, available on Amazon, FREE for Kindle Unlimited!
David Welch
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Discounted this week only! (Jan. 30 - Feb. 5)

On sale for $.99 as an ebook. THE DAY OF THE DEPUTY, rollicking western adventure for a great price!
David Welch
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A young man faces a threat he never imagined, after suffering tragedy he could've never predicted. He's raw, but he's willing. If only the rest of his town showed the same courage...

THE DAY OF THE DEPUTY, ripping, western adventure. Available on Amazon, FREE for Kindle Unlimited. Now also available in paperback!
David Welch
So many e-books my reader is overweight!
Posts: 124
Joined: Sun Jan 08, 2017 4:57 pm
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New five-star Amazon review from 'Woodie' :

"Just finished this, and am impressed. I'm a fan of David's sci-fi work, and many of the themes of courage, freedom, and self-respect in his books find a natural home in the western genre. And he can write a great action scene.

"The characters are well-written and a varied lot, from an old curmudgeon of a Federal Marshal to a Chinese madam, and they are all interesting people. The good guys are likable and respectable, but none of them are perfect. Many of them do not deserve their place in society, but they do what they can to survive and even thrive and help others. (This is a refreshing take on the current trend to attack history as imperfect by our modern standards.) What 'social commentary' there is, is well done without being heavy-handed, and should be acceptable to the entire political spectrum.

"The plot is pretty straightforward, but my expectations for a western aren't terribly high. (Westerns are frequently morality plays, where we know the outcome, but sometimes need reinforcement that the right choice is the correct choice.) All that said, I was left wondering until the end who was going to survive the finale.

"The epilogue or final scene was touching, and well done. It ends the story beautifully."


THE DAY OF THE DEPUTY, available on Amazon, ebook or paperback, FREE for Kindle Unlimited!
David Welch
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From a five-star Amazon Review: "Welch does an awesome job of weaving the tenant of Christian faith into a outstanding novel.

Welch takes some liberties with the way Christ, God, Purgatory, Hell, etc.....relationships are normally thought of. But it seems to works within his storyline."

THE FALLEN ANGEL HUNTERS, available on Amazon in ebook or paperback. FREE for Kindle Unlimited.
David Welch
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Stanton Brunner never imagined he'd find himself in this situation. He was content being a small town gunsmith, and he was good at it. But his father was sheriff, and when he's gunned down by a vicious and determined bandit, there's nobody else willing to shoulder the burden of enforcing the law. Just Stan. He may be a good shot, but he's green, and never been in a real life-or-death fight before. Now he's facing some of the worst scum to even infest the frontier, and has no idea how he's going to make it out alive.

THE DAY OF THE DEPUTY, available on Amazon in ebook or paperback, FREE for Kindle Unlimited.


Also keep an eye out for my newbook, CHAOS QUARTER: SYNDICATE WAYS, no available for pre-order on Amazon.
David Welch
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Prescott Lightner never fit in with his dominant, hard-charging father. More of a customer service type of guy, he moved out west and started his own bank. His quiet manor and smarts have made him very successful, but he's still snickered at by some. When trouble comes to town, he finds himself throwing in with his friend Stan, even though he's not much of the fighting type. But this is his town, and he's built a lot that he can't just walk away from...

THE DAY OF THE DEPUTY, available on Amazon, ebook or paperback. FREE for Kindle Unlimited!


Also, keep an eye out for my new book, CHAOS QUARTER: SYNDICATE WAYS, now available for purchase on Amazon.
David Welch
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$.99, DISCOUNT PRICE, this week only!

They killed his father, kidnapped his girl, and threatened his friends and neighbors. They’re a band of hardened bandits who’ve been preying on the frontier for years. He’s a raw, twenty-year-old kid who’s never pointed a gun at a man in his life. Yet his courage is all that stands between a small town and utter destruction…

THE DAY OF THE DEPUTY, available on Amazon, ebook or paperback!
David Welch
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Lady Zi, as she's most commonly known, has not had an easy life. Brought over with laborer parents from China, she was disowned and cast adrift in the wild west. Forced to spend most of her life working in bordellos, she finally put together enough money to start her own house, where she works as a madame. It's not a respectable job, but it's the best people like her can hope for. And despite all that, she still has the love of the town sheriff, a man who sees through a layers of masks society forces people to wear. But when that same sheriff is killed she finds herself hurting, and backed against a wall. Her house is all she has, and she'll be damned if she lets some bandit run her out of it...

THE DAY OF THE DEPUTY, available from Amazon, ebook or paperback. FREE for Kindle Unlimited!
David Welch
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Godfrey Brunner may be seventy years old, but he hasn't slowed down...much. After years of being a US Marshall, he retired to become a rancher, lamed by a bullet in his lawman days. With a younger wife and a half-dozen kids, he has a lot on his mind, and no desire to revisit his past. But when his son is killed by bandits, and his grandson Stanton takes up the badge, Godfrey finds himself torn between desires. He knows he's not what he was, and has young children that need him, but he can't just stand back while his grandson takes on the worst the west has to offer. And despite his lawman days, he burns for revenge on the men who killed his firstborn. The man will have to make some of the hardest choices in his life in THE DAY OF THE DEPUTY.

Available on Amazon, in ebook or paperback. FREE for Kindle Unlimited!
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