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Adventures of Cash Laramie and Gideon Miles (Cash Laramie & Gideon Miles Series Book 1) [Kindle Edition]

Edward A. Grainger
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Book Description

Adventures of Cash Laramie and Gideon Miles is a short story collection of eight rousing, noir Western tales with a hardboiled edge.

In 1880s Wyoming Territory, two Deputy U.S. Marshals find themselves on the outside of societal norms. Cash Laramie, raised by the Arapahos, is known as The Outlaw Marshal for his unorthodox conduct toward criminals and his cavalier approach to life. Gideon Miles, one of the first African Americans in the marshal service, is honorable, fearless, and unrivaled in his skills with guns, knives, and tracking.

These independent, resourceful lawmen develop a bond, establishing a formidable defense in a wayward land where good and wicked is often hard to distinguish and life is as cheap as a two-bit game of poker.


Product Details

  • File Size: 575 KB
  • Print Length: 144 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0991203917
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: BEAT to a PULP (June 9, 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00558VIBC
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #39,540 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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24 of 24 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars If You Buy One Book Today, Make It This One.... June 23, 2011
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With ADVENTURES OF CASH LARAMIE AND GIDEON MILES, Edward A. Grainger has given fans of traditional Westerns something new and exciting to sink their choppers into. Not a fan of Westerns? Been a while since you've tucked into one? Prefer crime stories? No worries, these stories are as much crime, action, and adventure tale as they are Western. But all that genre affiliation aside, these are damn fine stories.

It would be an easy thing to go on and on about the tightly crafted plots, the characters so well rendered they feel as if they're speaking to you and pulling you into their adventures with them, the satisfying feeling of finishing one of these stories--and then finding there's another one to go, the disappointment at coming to the end of the book (though I've been told there are more such adventures to come)....

But what really should be said is that Edward A. Grainger (aka David Cranmer) is one of the most important writers of the new pulp movement, and these stories are very much worth your time. And for a buck? Egads, don't tell me you're still reading this review! Click "Buy Now," sink spur, and hang on....
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15 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An amazing collection at any price! June 10, 2011
By CFH
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I confess, until I read Grainger's Cash and Miles stories, I always thought of Westerns as dusty, dated affairs. But Grainger proved me wrong. His blend of Westerns and crime fiction is pitch-perfect, bringing out the best in both genres. His take on the prejudices of his characters' time is both modern and nuanced, commenting beautifully on both their peers' biases as well as those our culture still carries today. And lordy, are these stories thrilling.

This collection is a steal at any price, and what Grainger's charging here, you'll feel like you just got away with something buying it. Just hope they don't send ol' Laramie after you; he don't take kindly to thievin'...
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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Miles Of Cash Before I Sleep July 5, 2011
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If you took a razor blade and ran it down a wet canvas half dripping with black ink, then smeared it into the white area, you'd get a good replica of the characters Edward Grainger draws out in Cash & Miles. The backdrop is late 1800's. Times are harsh. A shot of whiskey doesn't go far. Cash is the harbinger of the law, but he bears much more than this, he bears a conscience that is often at disagreement with the law. It's this inner battle that carries the reader eagerly through the stories and wanting more. Miles holds my favorite shoot out scene in "Miles To Go." He's full of spunk, grit and is a sort of cornerstone to the series. There's a bit of everything for everyone in the book: gunfights, love, humor, horror, friendship and grit. One of my favorite reads for this year. I highly recommend, especially for those who are fans of Stephen King's Dark Tower books.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Second Serving of Cold Justice! October 23, 2011
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Edward Grainger rides again. Volume II starts out with the 'Origin Story' of Cash Laramie--how he got his name, his values, and that obsidian arrowhead he wears around his neck. 'The Origin of White Deer' is the longest piece in the collection, and nicely bookends with 'Reflections in a Glass of Maryland Rye.' The latter depicts a much older, remorseful Cash meditating on his actions and the finalties of frontier justice.

In between there's a lot of action, both of the gun-blazing type and the darker, 'noir' style reminescent of The Unforgiven. The intrepid Gideon Miles also makes an appearance.

Personally, the Adventures of Cash Laramie stories remind me of old radio serials like Have Gun, Will Travel and Gunsmoke, though un-sanitized and rendered in shades of gray.

Definitely worth your silver dollars.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I'm not biased-I love this writer October 13, 2011
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As I read through all the five star reviews, I am pleased to be among a host of readers & writers that know and love these stories.
I start reading about Cash & Miles and I just can't put it down. I read until my eyes hurt. In the case of Vol.II, I just didn't stop until I was finished. Even then, I wanted more. I feel more connected to these characters with every story.
I can hear Cash light a lucifer on his boot. I can feel the look in those cold blue eyes . I am right there in Cheyenne watching with the rest of the townfolk, from the sidelines, holding my breath, as he doles out his own personal brand of justice.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Good western short stories April 6, 2014
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I did enjoy the short stories for the most part. The two main characters are interesting and likeable. I would have enjoyed these a lot more as a book rather than a group of short stories. You don't get a good flow of their adventures as it is...just stops and starts with another adventure. The one thing I disliked was the way the old time slang was thrown in at points. Sometimes it was as though the sentence was put in just so the slang could be used and it just felt awkward. I would still consider reading more by this author as that was not a major problem.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Six Shot January 11, 2014
By Rickles
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This book is a series of old west short stories. Each short story is one of the adventures of US Marshals Cash Laramie and Gideon Miles. Each story stands alone and deals with moral issue. The characters are nicely developed and the plots interesting. The book is a very quick read (I read it in an afternoon). I found the stories interesting and I enjoyed them.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Western with a slightly different slant March 20, 2014
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This collection of short stories is amusing and entertaining. I especially was taken with the effort to utilize the slang terms from the time period represented. I often had to stop, reread and ponder the meaning of a particular expression. Enjoyed it, but really would have loved some more stories.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars From and by Barbara
First western I've read by Edward A. Grainger. Pretty good, I'm just not used to reading short stories, plus some of them end feeling incomplete. Read more
Published 11 days ago by Leland Freeze
3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars
Westerns are usually great reading. This one seemed a little too formulaic.
Published 15 days ago by R.K. Booker
5.0 out of 5 stars A great group of stories
A great group of stories, not the ordinary cowboy shoot 'em up with plenty of action to keep your entertained.
Published 23 days ago by Oscar William Case
4.0 out of 5 stars This was o.k.
Maybe I get bored easy, but that is what happened. I got to
about 52% and just could not go on. Read more
Published 1 month ago by starlyt
5.0 out of 5 stars I really enjoyed Adventures of Cash Laramie and Gideon Miles by Edward...
I really enjoyed Adventures of Cash Laramie and Gideon Miles by Edward A. Grainger.

If you love a good western then this is for you, if you want action, adventure, and... Read more
Published 1 month ago by Jimmy
3.0 out of 5 stars Flashback
Among the characters we meet are some only people of a certain age or interest will recognize: Josh Randall, Matt Dillon. That's fun. The rest is page-turning easy reading. Read more
Published 3 months ago by John Bowes
4.0 out of 5 stars Pretty good western..
For entertainment sake this is a good quick read. Several different stories within this ebook. I gave it a solid 4 star rating.
Published 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars
Good--I liked it but more of a man's BOOK.
Published 4 months ago by jenny hosey
4.0 out of 5 stars Glad I discovered this guy!
I enjoyed everything about these stories, the period dialogue ( I haven't lit a "lucifer" in a very long time), the characters, the story lines, & only a couple of typos... Read more
Published 4 months ago by Peter G. Samuelson
1.0 out of 5 stars Total Waste of Time
Aside from the fact that this book is free, it is apparently editor free as well. The plots such as they are, need attention, the grammar and spelling full of mistakes, and this... Read more
Published 4 months ago by Patricia Salam
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