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Mesilla

Mesilla

  • Title: Mesilla
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  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 116 pages


1863, New Mexico Territory Shot full of holes and on the run from the relentless pursuit of his one time friend now intent on retribution, Confederate deserter Everett Root finds himself navigating the brutal desert headed to the town of Mesilla, where he believes salvation lies But when Everett stumbles on a cache of silver, and a young girl who s lost everything, he is 1863, New Mexico Territory Shot full of holes and on the run from the relentless pursuit of his one time friend now intent on retribution, Confederate deserter Everett Root finds himself navigating the brutal desert headed to the town of Mesilla, where he believes salvation lies But when Everett stumbles on a cache of silver, and a young girl who s lost everything, he is forced to take stock of his past and his future Full of sprawling landscapes and wild gunmen, Mesilla is a story of one man s resolve to rectify the wrongs he has committed and make peace with his place in the world.Advance praise A shotgun marriage between classic and revisionist Western, Mesillasings a hard bitten practicality and brutal authenticity Emily Schultz, author of The Blondes In a mounting gush of sumptuous prose, Robert James Russell s Mesilla scrubs bare the elements of the classic Western the wounded, questing hero, the damsel in distress, the phantasmal villain in hot pursuit and reinvents them as existential meditation Matthew Gavin Frank, author of Preparing the GhostThe Mad Feast Robert James Russel s Mesillareads like young James Lee Burke action so sharp readers might as well pull their fingers from the page looking for blood A fine story of revenge in the old west, salvation hoped for, but not easily achieved Urban Waite, author of The Terror of Living and Sometimes the Wolf If Albert Camus had written westerns, they might have sounded something like Robert James Russel s Mesilla Tough as rawhide, coiled like a diamond back, and spare as the New Mexico desert, this taut novel is as loaded as the Dance revolver its wounded hero wields Russell is a writer on the rise, with a voice and vision sure to entrance every reader who lays eyes on this book I m already pinning away for his next one Peter Geye, author of The Lighthouse Road


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Mesilla Reviews (14)

  • Read 1 4 16 1 8 165 Stars Highly Recommended The Next Best BookPage 113Publisher Dock Street PressReleased September 2015Confession I ve had this book downloaded to my Kindle for quite some time and for reasons that are not completely clear to me, I left it sitting in the good ole TBR pile After see [..]

  • Tight little western that you can knock out in a single sitting or a weekend All the classic elements of the western are there, filtered through Russell s honed literary voice Treasure and riches Check Grizzled gunslingers Check A stark landscape for the villain to chase the hero across Check Thorou [..]

  • MESILLA is a Western It says so right on the cover It makes no apologies for being a Western but doesn t make a show of it, either By this, I mean that it isn t celebrating the genre by self consciously evoking classic tropes and referencing every John Wayne movie Rather, MESILLA gives us a story an [..]

  • It is clear to me that I am becoming and of a fan of Robert James Russell His novellas are wonderfully written and spark so much intrigue Russell takes your typical western backdrop and turns in into something His poetic pens flows and delivers us a rugged gunslinger, woman in distress, and hosti [..]

  • I m generally not drawn to Westerns for no real reason really But Robert s novella was a short, sweet, and impactful entry into the genre for me Awesome to read and support someone has been so supportive of my own work along the way Plus, mine has an original drawing of an ostrich inside Does yours [..]

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