“Rocky Mountain Reckoning” Lucas Eldridge is a loving and generous man and while away from home from his ranch in Morrison, Colorado two Mexican bandits Juan and Jose Verdugo savagely murdered his wife Belle. What the Verdugo brothers did not count on is that Lucas Eldridge is a dangerous man that is not to be trifled with. For over two years Lucas is a man driven to exact justice and revenge from the bandit brothers that took everything he ever wanted and everything he ever loved when his wife died at their hands. In a pursuit through the Colorado Rocky Mountain wilderness that cover towns such as Breckenridge, Como, and Silver Plume and across the “Great Divide” Lucas sole purpose for living is to take the life from the Verdugos and condemn them to the depths of Hell. Lucas has become a hard and haunted man until he rescues the beautiful redheaded, green eyed Devon King the sister of a surveyor working for the Denver, South Park and Pacific Railroad from Jose the youngest of the Verdugo brothers on top of Boreas Pass. Devon King is everything that Lucas departed wife was and his heart knows it, but his hatred for the Verdugos leaves no room for love. Or does it? Follow Lucas Eldridge in his western adventure as he battles the Verdugos and other outlaw’s, mountain lions, wolves and the deadly cold and snow of a Colorado winter in the high country of the Rocky Mountains in his quest for justice and finally love.
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“Woow! What an amazing read!”

Five Star Review on Amazon By Cynthia Meyers

Wow! What an amazing read; his ability to draw you into the characters journey and feel as though you were there through his descriptive storytelling is powerful!
The book effectively touched all my emotions; making me smile; making me cry; but most of all it made me not want to put it down!
It made me remember how much I love and miss the Colorado Rockies…This is a MUST read…a great way to spend time to relax; just sit back and I promise you’ll enjoy every minute of this book!
Thank you Kurt James!

About the Author

Kurt James was born and raised in the foothills of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. With family roots in western Kansas and having lived in South Dakota for 20 years Kurt James naturally had become an old western and nature enthusiast. Over the years Kurt James has become one of Colorado’s prominent nature photographer’s through his brand name of Midnight Wind Photography. His poetry has been featured in the Denver Post, PM Magazine and on 9NEWS in Denver, Colorado. Kurt James poetry is also featured at Creative Exiles, a collection of some of the finest poets on the web. Kurt James Reifschneider is also a feature writer for Hubpages with the article’s focused on Colorado history, ghost towns, outlaws, and poetry. Inspired at a young age by writers such as Jack London, Louis L’amour and Max Brand have formed Kurt’s natural ability as a story teller. “Rocky Mountain Reckoning” is Kurt James first, but not last novel of the western frontier of the wild and dangerous Colorado Rocky Mountains. Kurt James second novel “Rocky Mountain Retribution” is now available.

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