Pull a trigger, save a life. When faced with a perilous choice, Desert Storm veteran, Jim Cooper, makes this decision without hesitation but t without consequence. His small-town life is hurled inside-out as he finds himself in the midst of four criminals three of them dead by Jim s own bullets and one wounded, willing to offer a large reward in exchange for help. Challenged with balancing his kind heart with a desire to protect his own life, Jim finds himself on a trip to retrieve a truckload of stolen Mafia cash near the Las Vegas strip, never more than a few minutes away from mobsters who d like thing more than to see him dead. Even if Jim and his partner-in-crime escape with the money, will his conservative neighbors provide sanctuary for their local Samaritan? Will he live in fear of Mafia revenge for the rest of his life? Taut, well-paced and fresh. Publishers Weekly The Samaritan s Pistol is proof positive that the Wild West is still wild. An engaging blend of character study, intrigue, and violent action, Bishop s vel is a well-told page turner. Hang on and ride along as the story races from Wyoming s wilderness trails to the mean streets of Las Vegas and back again. Rod Miller, multiple Spur Award winner, Western Writers of America's membership chair, and author of Go West and Cold As The Clay. Fast-paced and as big as the land it rides through . . . filled with rugged characters who resonate with the sounds and feeling of the true West. A remarkable debut vel . . . Andrew Smith, author, The Marbury Lens, Ghost Medicine, Winger, and Stick.
Eric Bishop is the owner of a marketing firm; The Samaritan s Pistol is his first novel. He lives in Nibley, Utah.