Outlaw Marshall By Al and JoAnna Lacy

I have to say that I was disappointed in this book. I struggled horribly to get through it. It seemed that the conversations in it were so labored and I guess I just couldn't imagine anyone talking like that and being so UP all the time. I'm sure there are some out there that will love this book, it has outlaws, gunfights, romance and God all thrown together. Here's the summary from the publishers:

John “The Stranger” Brockman is back by popular demand!

A good deed grants outlaw Whipley Langford early release from prison and a friendship with Chief U.S. Marshal John Brockman. Another good deed gets Whip framed for murder and looking at life through a hangman’s noose. John arrives just in time to reveal the true murderers and lead Whip to Christ.

A new man and a fast draw, Whip becomes Brockman’s deputy. Life is still fast and dangerous, and there’s a pretty lady Whip would like to get to know better too. Before he admits his love, Whip is shot in a bank robbery. Survival looks slim until he awakens to hear his lady confess her love. Weeks later, they are married.

Readers who are familiar with the Journeys of the Stranger and Angel of Mercy series reunite with well-loved characters John and Breanna Brockman. Western history buffs will enjoy a wholesome, fast-paced story where the Gospel is presented clearly. Christian readers will learn how to lean on the Lord in times of trial and non-Christians will have the opportunity to make Christ their Savior.

About The Authors:
Al Lacy is an evangelist and author of more than one hundred historical and western novels, including the Journeys of the Stranger, Angel of Mercy, and Mail Order Bride series, with more than three million books in print. JoAnna Lacy, Al’s wife and longtime collaborator, is a retired nurse. The Lacys have been married over forty years and live in the Colorado Rockies.


  1. I couldn't even finish it. I asked FIL to review it for me because he loves westerns and books that clearly present the gospel. I figured if anyone could finish this book and give it was a good review, it was my FIL.

    I was wrong.

    He gave me back a review with words like "incessant sermonizing" and "unrealistic characters." I donated the copy I was supposed to give away to my local library because I just didn't feel like I could subject my blog readers to it.


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