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The Black Jacks
The Black Jacks
Author: Jason Manning
ISBN-13: 9780451191410
ISBN-10: 0451191412
Publication Date: 6/1/1997
Pages: 352
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Publisher: Signet
Book Type: Paperback
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Texas Volunteer Series (#1)

It's the young Republic of Texas' worst nightmare, as the scattered Comanches have united under a single warrior chief to ready a campaign of carnage. Only one man can turn back this tide of bloody terror--John Henry McAllen, head of the ragtag volunteer force, the Black Jacks. Now these legendary troopers of the 1840's face the ultimate test--riding to meet the greatest challenge of all, while at their backs, the weapons of betrayal take deadly aim.
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"It was the Young Republic of Texas's worst nightmare come true. The scattered Comanche bands had united into a mighty fighting force under a single great warrior chief, and were sweeping in over the vast Texas plains, avenging a massacre at the hands of the whites with a campaign of carnage.

Sam Houston, who had led the triumphant war of independence from Mexico, enlisted the leadership of the one man who could turn back the Comanche tide of terror: John Henry McAllen, head of the ragtag volunteer troopers known as the Black Jacks. Now McAllen and his fighting men faced their ultimate test as they rode out to meet the greatest Comance threat of all, while at their backs the weapons of betrayal came out of hiding and took deadly aim..."