Jory Sherman, who has been a full-time writer for over fifty years, began his writing career as a poet in San Francisco. Sherman has had four books of poetry published, all of which went through multiple printings. A Professor of Literature (University of Florida) Warren French, noted: "Jory Sherman has a strange and powerful knowledge of language and an almost perfect ear." Jory began writing at age 8, when he was grief-stricken over the death of his puppy, Doopers. He read James Joyce's Ulysses at the age of 10 and fell in love with language and mythology.
Sherman has published more than 1000 articles and 500 short stories for various magazines and anthologies as well as over 300 books with Doubleday, Zebra, Avon, Berkley, Walker &Co., Tor, Forge, Bantam, Major Books, Pinnacle, The First Ozark Press, White Oak Press, and others. He has created and packaged series for Avon, Harlequin Gold Eagle, Pinnacle, Paperjacks, Zebra, Bantam, and others. His works have won numerous awards including the Western Writers of America Spur, Missouri Writer’s Guild “Best Book”, and a Pulitzer Prize nomination in Literature. His memoir, Bukowski & Me, will soon be available from Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery.
Jory Sherman lives in Pittsburg, Texas, on Lake Bob Sandlin where he continues to write and paint.
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The Running Gun
by Jory Sherman
Dan Cord awakens to realize his life has changed in a matter of moments. Three lawmen and his brother lay dead around him. The money they worked so hard to earn is gone. The gun in his hand will hang him for sure. The Owlhoot Trail is a hard life, but one Dan is forced to take if he wants to find his brother's killer and clear his name.
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