John Legg


John Legg has had more than fifty Westerns published, including a number of series novels, and one book of Western nonfiction. He has also done a number of articles on Western history for national magazines.
John has been a newspaper copy editor for more than thirty years. He also has edited novels, articles, short stories, and other works through his editing/critiquing service, JL TextWorks. He has a BA from William Paterson College (now University) in New Jersey and an MSJ from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.
Born and raised in New Jersey, John spent almost 30 years in Arizona and is now living (temporarily) in Florida.

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Blood of the Scalphunter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,660. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
Lije Paterson, mountain man, finds a young man after Indians killed the trappers who hired him. Taking on McKagan, Lije begins teaching him the ways of the mountains and of trapping. Then McKagan takes to enjoying the killing of Indians and taking scalps, much to Paterson’s disgust. Paterson sends him packing, but it comes back to haunt him, bringing trouble and death - friend against friend.