Dressed only in a nightshirt and unarmed, Sheriff Thomas Logan lay bleeding outside the Jewel, a house of ill-fame. His death in 1906 sent shock waves across Nevada, forcing Hannah and their eight children to face an unfathomable future.
Logan: The Honorable Life and Scandalous Death of a Western Lawman
The Midwest Independent Publishing Association has chosen Logan: The Honorable Life & Scandalous Death of a Western Lawman by Jackie Boor, the winner in the History category of the annual Midwest Book Awards. Over 180 books were considered in 42 categories, ranging from poetry and literary fiction to self-help and cookbooks.
Earlier this year, Logan was also honored as a finalist for The da Vinci Eye, which honors excellence in book cover design, from The Eric Hoffer Book Award.
Congratulations on your awards Jackie!
This richly textured account of a popular lawman’s life and death includes many famous and colorful characters – all of whom were part of the Wild West’s reluctant surrender to the 20th century.