''The best Western of the season!'' -- Booklist
''The author gives his story a credibility and honesty unusual in the genre.'' --Publishers Weekly
''Breathtaking. . . first-rate. . . impossible to put down. Mr. Matheson has done something remarkable: with a single novel he has placed himself in the front rank of Western novelists.'' -- Richard S. Wheeler, author of Vengeance Valley
''Some of the best damn writing Matheson's done in his spectacular career.'' -- Loren D. Estleman, author of Gas City
''A novel filled with remarkable surprises. . . A fine and unique book.'' --Ed Gorman, New York Times bestselling author
''A remarkable western novel. It strips the romanticism from the old West, but retains the blood-and-guts violence, as well as the high excitement of the frontier. Clay Halser's journals are the stuff of myth.'' -- Norman Zollinger, author of The Road to Santa Fe
''Journal of the Gun Years is a three carat diamond. Read and enjoy it without delay.'' --Max Evans, author of For the Love of Horses --This text refers to the Audio CD edition.