Wendy reviewed Defender of the Texas Frontier: A Historical Novel

 Between Covers These People of History Come To Life May 5, 2020Looking for a book that emphasizes the story in history? A fascinating read that brings the personalities of the people who made history spring to life. Enjoy a novel about the American frontier in the state of Texas and learn about a larger than life …

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An artful take on Texas history, Defender of the Texas Frontier fleshes out a legend.

David R. Gross’s dramatic retelling of a historical legend, Defender of the Texas Frontier, captures an era as it follows a young man’s rise to hero status. Nineteen-year-old John Coffey Hays missed fighting in the battle for Texas’s independence. Full of vim and vigor, Hays joins up with a ranging patrol to defend the Texas …

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Reviewed by K.C. Finn for Readers' Favorite Defender of the Texas Frontier is a work of historical fiction set in nineteenth-century America, which was penned by author David R. Gross. As the title suggests, this Texas-based novel focuses on the exploits of the Texas Rangers, who defended the ordinary people from raids by Comanches and bandits from …

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David R. Gross Defender of the Texas Frontier: A Historical Novel iUniverse, 242 pages, (paperback) $13.99, 9781532071560(Reviewed: August, 2019) Review by Blueink reviews: John Coffey (“Jack”) Hays was the most famous and charismatic of the Texas Rangersduring his tenure in the mid-1800s. In this meticulously researched novel, David R.Gross brings Hays’s story to life as narrated by …

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