Butch Cassidy The Lost Years (Mass Market)

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Description


According to the history books, legendary outlaw Butch Cassidy was killed in 1908 alongside the Sundance Kid in a bloody shootout with the Bolivian Army. Or was he?

From master storytellers William W. Johnstone and  J.A. Johnstone, a page-turning revisionist Western and gripping tribute to a true icon of the Wild West that asks the question: What if Butch Cassidy survived?


In a small Texas town in 1950, a Pinkerton detective interrupts an old-timer’s game of dominos to learn the truth about Butch Cassidy—who is still very much alive and well. In fact, he’s the old-timer playing dominos.

Seems that after surviving the infamous shootout in Bolivia that claimed the life of his partner the Sundance Kid, Butch returns to Texas searching for a place to call home. When he comes across a dying rancher who’d been shot by some rustlers, Butch promises to avenge him—and take over the ranch after his death. Assuming the name Jim Strickland, Butch begins a new chapter in his life. But trouble has a way of finding Butch. A corrupt railroad baron pulls him into the most dangerous train robbery he’s ever attempted. But if Butch Cassidy is going to ride again, it’ll have to be with a newer, and wilder, Wild Bunch . . .

JOHNSTONE COUNTRY. WHERE LEGENDS NEVER DIE.

About the Author


William W. Johnstone is the #1 bestselling Western writer in America and the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of hundreds of books, with over 50 million copies sold. Born in southern Missouri, he was raised with strong moral and family values by his minister father, and tutored by his schoolteacher mother. He left school at fifteen to work in a carnival and then as a deputy sheriff before serving in the army. He went on to become known as "the Greatest Western writer of the 21st Century." Visit him online at WilliamJohnstone.net.

J.A. Johnstone learned to write from the master himself, Uncle William W. Johnstone, who began tutoring J.A. at an early age. After-school hours were often spent retyping manuscripts or researching his massive American Western History library as well as the more modern wars and conflicts. J.A. worked hard and learned, later going on to become the co-author of William W. Johnstone’s many bestselling westerns and thrillers. J.A. Johnstone lives on a ranch in Tennessee and more information is at WilliamJohnstone.net.

Praise For…


Praise for Butch Cassidy: The Lost Years:

“A cracking good story with compelling characters and a tense plot that unfolds at breakneck speed.”True West

“Johnstone is a masterful storyteller, creating a tale that is fanciful and funny, exciting and surprisingly convincing…This is great fun, and Johnstone’s lively crisp style lets Butch say it best:The truth was never as good as a legend.” —Publishers Weekly

“An entertaining story with lots of plot twists.” —Booklist

“Bestselling authors William W. Johnstone and J.A. Johnstone present readers with a quick‑moving, entertaining novel.” —Historical Novels  Society
Product Details
ISBN: 9780786051236
ISBN-10: 078605123X
Publisher: Pinnacle
Publication Date: September 26th, 2023
Pages: 352
Language: English
Series: Butch Cassidy The Lost Years