But in the West, the rules aren’t always played according to Hoyle. Contains mature themes. According to Hoyle. Author Abigail Roux. Read “According to Hoyle” by Abigail Roux with Rakuten Kobo. By the close of in the American West, the line between heroes and villains. US Marshals Eli Flynn and William Henry Washington—longtime friends and colleagues—are escorting two prisoners to New Orleans for trial when they.
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The prose flows with an easy cadence, nothing sloppy or unnatural.
According to Hoyle
I saw this one in pictures like a western movie. Of Dreams and Ceremonies. Mar 05, Snowtulip rated it it was amazing Recommended to Snowtulip by: The story opens with a prologue of a meeting in Denver. Jan 27, Hoye rated it really liked it Shelves: Phenomenal characterizations and slam-bang action.
Not that Gabriel cares–he prefers men and doesn’t hesitate to make this plain. Incidentally, if I get my wish, there will be more to come with these characters and an ongoing story.
According to Hoyle is historical – a western really – set in the west followi This was an amazing story and the narrator was perfect for a Western.
My problem arises from its frequency. Feb 13, Heather K dentist in my spare time added it Shelves: While Wash is very tolerant of this blooming romance, Flynn is less romantic and more concerned with delivering his prisoners, but he can’t help being affected by what he sees, because it’s what he desires.
Your characters are exceptional and differing. SMashing historical adventure from Abigail Roux Want to Read saving…. I would love to see a sequel and there was just enough left open to give me reason to hope.
The bickering between Flynn and Dusty Rose can be frustrating at times, but the moment they realize they must work together they are unstoppable.
While Wash and Flynn along with their prisoners head toward New Orleans others seek out a powerful artifact and will do whatever it takes to possess it. Unfortunately, first Wash and then Flynn grow more and more convinced that things aren’t as simple as they appear. He’s that way through most of the book. The other two protagonists are Marshall Washington and Gabriel “Dusty” Rose, a man whose reputation precedes him. Men are out to kill Rose, ever since he refused to get involved in a heist of a mysterious artifact, but Flynn is determined to deliver him, regardless of how unsure Wash is.
The ending chosen to allow for a sequel could have been better. We appreciate your feedback. Maybedog rated it it was amazing Shelves: It would have been great if Wash had been more pronounced. I want to know view spoiler [what was in that box hide spoiler ]!
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An outstanding historical that should especially delight those fans who love reading about the American Old West after the Civil War. There were quite a few funny accordung like: Especially when you think about whether or not life is black and white or shades of gray. If you were to hiyle a film of this book, what would the tag line be? The tone is just right. I must confess that there are a few moments when I had a feeling there was less historical accuracy, or simply it sounded just a abgiail too modern, but I’m not an expert, and anyway I was impr This was different and great.
This could be a great Western movie. Abigail has a daughter, Little Roux, who is the light of her life, a boxer, four rescued cats who play an ongoing live-action variation of ‘Call of Duty’ throughout hotle house, a certifiable extended family down the road, and a cast of thousands in her head. A moan and laughter require a larynx, so why is he mute? Baird wants them to steal a native artifact from the army for him.
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The story left things in a good place for all the heroes. Very different from what I usually read from Roux, According To Hoyle is very much about the story and not so much about the romantic relationship s.
I know what he does, thinks and says were common for the time, but not all men were that way, and I don’t like my main characters to have no compassion at all. According to Hoyle is historical – a western really – set in the west following the Hlyle War. Not that there’s anything wrong with that, accordjng sometimes you want something different.
The concept that a man may only kill if backed into a corner is antiquated. Wash seems a good zbigail who is competent, but also gentle. Wouldn’t Stringer’s men be uncomfortable with his being gay?
She even managed to work in the New Madrid earthquakes, as frequent at the time as California quakes now, and common knowledge at the time that has since been forgotten. Thank you for allowing others to experience your talents. Her characters always come across like they are boys in their early teens regardless of their age in the books. It’s just that According to Hoyle is more about the characters’ personalities and the way they are dealing with their issues than anything else.
All in all, I recommend reading this book because you don’t want to miss meeting Flynn and Rose mostly, but Cage and Wash as well. He kept the voices distinct, the pacing even, and the suspense tight.
Also, what the hell was in the box?!?! Rose’s wit rubs Flynn and the others raw and he is uncomfortable with Rose’s openness about preferring men. Wash didn’t feel quite believable but when he said, view spoiler [“What took you so long?