Join author Nolan Gene Fondren on his Book Blast for A Stranger Came To Town: Tales of An Arizona Ranger, presented by Pump Up Your Book, from February 17 – February 28, 2014. Please leave a comment or question for Nolan to let him know you stopped by. You can enter the tour wide giveaway by filling out the Rafflecopter form below. You can also follow the rest of Nolan’s tour here.
A Stranger Came to Town:Tales of An Arizona RangerBy Nolan Gene FondrenPublisher: iUniverseRelease Date: June 17, 2013Genre: General Fiction/WesternLength: 324 PagesISBN: 978-1475992137ASIN: B00DM59UTWAbout the book:Patrick William Graham Jr. was destined to be small of stature, but that didn’t mean he was short on courage. He grew up with a Cherokee tribe and became blood brother to the chief’s son, Leaping Wolf. One of Pat’s first toys was a hand-carved wooden pistol; when his draw was faster than his father’s, he was given a working gun.When tragedy strikes, leaving Pat’s father dead and his mother remarried to a man Pat despises, he leaves his tribal home. Out in the world, his small frame makes him an easy target for bullies, predators, and petty men with something to prove. After he kills a man who was riding him for being small, Pat’s life changes in ways he can’t control. He sells his skills as a gunman. In Mexico, he protects a silver mine from banditos and then helps them to improve their operation.One fateful day, however, on a job rustling cattle, he finds God and a better way to live. Pat is soon welcomed as the youngest Arizona Territorial Ranger, and he puts his skills and talents to the Lord’s work. He prevents war with the Indians seven times. But his life isn’t all heroics and escapades. Along the way, he also finds a bride, buys a ranch, and works with a family named Earp.Inspired by the stories told to him by his Texas rancher father, songs, and classic Western tales, A Stranger Came to Town is Nolan Fondren’s love song to a long-lost time and place.
About Nolan Fondren
Nolan Gene Fondren’s imagination and fiction are heavily influenced by his father’s vibrant stories of life as a Texas rancher. After thirty-four years as a high school science teacher, Nolan retired to write. He now lives in Keller, Texas, with his wife, Kaleta. They have two children, seven grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
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