"Sam Bass is a hotshot pilot with a past, and when Sam makes a daring and dangerous rescue of a couple lost at sea in a storm, he gets publicity he definitely doesn't need. The Cowboy, as he's known in certain circles, has finally been located and a hit team is dispatched to take care of unfinished business. Original.
From the Publisher:
Sam Bass is tall and lanky, loves old western movies, wears cowboy boots and drives a beat-up Jeep Wrangler. He has a gorgeous girlfriend, Valerie, a Cherokee widow with a young son, and he's a hot shot pilot. A hot shot pilot with a past. And when Sam makes a daring and dangerous rescue of a couple lost at sea in a storm, he gets publicity he definitely doesn't need.
The Cowboy, as he's known in certain circles, has finally been located and a hit team is dispatched to take care of unfinished business. A bomb is planted in the beat-up Jeep. But it isn't Sam who drives it that day.
Grief stricken, Sam visits Valerie's grandfather in the North Carolina mountains to tell him he plans to avenge Valerie in the ancient Native American way of members of a wronged family seeking justice - with no help from the law. With only the old man's help, Sam trains his mind and body for the task ahead. And then the bloody hunt is on...
About the Author:
Phil Bowie is a freelancer with 300 short stories and articles published in a range of magazines including Amicus Journal, AOPA Pilot, Boys' Life, Cruising World, Early American Life, Family Motor Coaching, Grit, Heartland USA, Overdrive, Reader's Digest, Sailing, Southern Aviator, Southern Boating, The Saturday Evening Post, Troika, and Yankee. He once won a magazine short story contest by completing a horror tale begun by Stephen King titled ""The Cat From Hell."" He has taught creative writing at a community college, and he edited a city magazine for ten years.
He's an instrument-rated private pilot with his own 1968 Cessna Skyhawk, and flies as a volunteer for the nonprofit Neuse River Foundation. He works on the 250-mile-long Neuse River in all kinds of weather doing water quality research for an NC State University lab, and writes in his home office in a cottage he restored in New Bern, North Carolina, close by the Neue River. Guns is his first novel."