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The Devil Came to Tucson


The latest blockbuster Western adventure from Arl Farris has arrived!

Sheriff Juan Castillo of Tucson, Arizona, had nothing more serious in mind than sampling the townsfolks’ recipes for a stagecoach-full of cherries. Pies, dumplings, omelets, even sausage—he was happily working his way through them all. Then the mysterious animal slaughters started: chickens left dead on the ground, a goat killed and left in a tree, cows slain with only their livers taken. Horses started spooking for no reason. When a resident reported seeing the devil, Juan and his trusty mount, Nola, set out on a hilarious adventure that includes visits to the local priest, encounters with an Apache brave who just won’t die, deadly gunfights, and finally, Juan coming face-to-face with the devil himself.

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The Wrong Investigation

Kevin Ingles never wanted to be a cop, but after a con man swindled his parents out of their life savings—and Kevin’s college fund—it was the closest thing to law school he could find. When he’s promoted to the detective bureau, he’s thrilled to say goodbye to the mind-numbing routine of a patrol officer, but he soon finds himself unprepared and out maneuvered by a sophisticated con artist. Frustrated at every turn, Kevin witnesses lives destroyed, fortunes lost, and victims humiliated from elaborate swindles. The con steals a machine shop out from under the nose of its elderly owner, sells a luxury yacht he doesn’t own, and runs a phony cancer charity. And Kevin is helpless to stop him.


Sam Wells has wanted to be a cop since she was seventeen. No one could accuse her of being a slave to the rules, and she’s more than a little rough around the edges, but she takes her job—and her responsibilities as Kevin’s training officer—seriously. Amused at first by Kevin’s single-minded pursuit of the case, Sam grows increasingly appalled by the con man’s growing list of victims.


When their commanding officer orders them to drop the investigation, Kevin digs in harder. Obsessed with the case, he drops all other investigations and goes outside the law to catch his nemesis. Sam does her best to reel him back in, but his mind is made up. He’s going to get the scam artist, no matter what the cost.



Hard Lessons Hard Bullets


. When the town busybody tells Sheriff Juan Miguel Castillo she’s sure someone has been searching her house and following her around town, he doesn’t take the story seriously. Who would? No one—until she winds up dead. Now the sheriff will stop at nothing until he finds the killer and uncovers the meaning behind his only clue: a mysterious project called “ Big Shot.” But to bring the killer to justice, Juan must fight his way through hopeless outlaws, dangerous gunslingers, and wild banditos, all while wooing his sweetheart, Miss Donna.The Sheriff of Tucson adventure series keeps getting more harrowing by the page and spellbinding by the book. Author Arl Farris takes the reader so close to the action you’ll need to knock the sand out of your boots and check yourself for bullet holes by the time it’s over.

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Justice from a Hot Barrel


Follow the exploits of Sheriff Juan Miguel Castillo as he fights through bushwhackers, hired guns, and dangerous outlaws to find justice.In a time when most folks are doing their best to forget about the war, the Fraternity Of The Civil War Roundtable is determined to hear from those who were on the front lines. Paying in gold, a mysterious gentleman comes to town searching for the right man with the gift of gab to recount the battles and brawls from the Civil War. It is up to Sheriff Juan Miguel Castillo to unravel the secret behind the Fraternity before it is too late.You don’t want to miss this action-packed Western adventure from the author who has brought so many great characters to life. This promises to be the most rip-roaring and dangerous exploit from of the Old West yet. 

.44 Caliber Solution


In a whirling cloud of trail dust, the stagecoach comes barreling into Tucson, its driver missing and one of the passengers shot. It is up to Sheriff Juan Miguel Castillo to round up the murdering desperado. The only evidence is a six-gun dropped by the killer. A name, three letters long, scratched on the inside of the revolver’s handle sets the sheriff on the trail of a desperate hombre. Before finding his man, the sheriff must fight his way through gunslingers, bushwhackers, and the Arizona desert.

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The Sheriff of Tucson


Tucson has a problem. Their sheriffs keep getting killed. Federal Marshal Juan Miguel Castillo is sent there to settle things down until a new sheriff can take over. But settling things down means bringing in a band of outlaws with a history of killing anyone who gets in their way. On his trusty warhorse, Nola, Juan trails his quarry deep into Apache territory. The marshal is plenty good with a gun and trained to handle any bandito, but nothing in his past has prepared him for the woman from Delilah’s Saloon. 

Cops, Crooks & Cowboys

Read The Debut Novel!

Cops, Crooks & Cowboys, is the story of a group of inner city police officers who are pushed to the breaking point. The action is seen through the windshield of a black-and-white and over the ears of a galloping quarter horse. Readers of police procedurals and westerns will love the melding of these two genres. The inaugural novel by Arl Farris is a must read for those that love adventure, intrigue and action. 

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Arl Farris's books are unique. He puts the reader in the middle of the action. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to drive a black and white in a crime riddled section of downtown? Wanted to know how fast your heart would beat galloping away from the law while on horseback? Have
you thought about matching wits with a sophisticated con man? How would you survive being
stranded in the middle of the Mojave Desert without water, or get away from an approaching
lightning storm while on a kayak? This is your chance to find out. Buy an Arl Farris Book today and let your adventure begin.


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