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About John Legg
Though it might sound strange for someone who has published more than 60 Westerns, John Legg was born and raised in New Jersey. An Air Force veteran, he has traveled much of the West, having been a newspaper copy editor for more then 27 years in Phoenix. He works for a major newspaper’s editing center in Florida. He has a BA from William Paterson College (now university) in Wayne, N.J., and an MSJ from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. Legg has two grown children and two young grandsons.
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Nathaniel Squire is a giant of a man, and the only one Col. Leander Melton thought could lead his pack of greenhorn would-be trappers into the mountains – and deep in Blackfoot territory. Squire must teach the youths to face the ways of survival, the rage of the Blackfeet, the cunning of a traitor and what it means to be a mountain man.
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Humiliated and left to die by a band of ruthless outlaws, Travis VanHorn is saved by a man even harder than those who nearly killed him. From that moment on, Travis finds himself knee deep in suspenseful adventure.
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The Blood Trail Series includes: Blood Trail, Blood Feud and Blood Vengeance.
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