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11/23/08

MEET THE AUTHOR: F. LEE HAYSLIP


SHOOT THE MAN DOWN by F. Lee Hayslip. Ordering information: 5x5 x 8.5 - paperback - ISBN 9781438251592 - Western fiction - 105 pages. $7.95
www.fhayslip.com or www.amazon.com

Indian Territory, 1883. Ned Picket, a deputy marshal out of Fort Smith, has learned his wife and daughter has been murdered by a band of outlaws. The trail leads into the panhandle, into the notorious no man's land where outlaws and renegades run wild. A chance encounter with a young woman, Bess Armstrong, whose family has been murdered by these same outlaws is also seeking revenge. After seeing her hatred, and bitterness, he changes his mind and realized that revenge was not the answer. Determined to take these men back to stand trial, he not only has to confront the outlaws, he has to stop her from killing them. Will he stop her cruel intentions? or will he resort to killing these men as he had planned? A chilling and soul searching story in the wild and wooly west of yesterday.

Frank was born in Hobart, Oklahoma, and has lived in Oklahoma all his life. He's an author, actor, and has written several articles for LOST TREASURE & WESTERN AND EASTERN MAGAZINES. He has three grown children, and lives with his wife of 48 years in Warr Acres, Oklahoma.