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Saving Laura

A Novel

By Jim Satterfield

Twenty-one-year-old Shelby Lee plunges into dangerous terrain when blatantly -- and very foolishly --he robs Aspen, Colorado's most notorious cocaine dealer, fleeing the scene with five kilos of Peruvian flake and $75,000.
Shelby escapes to the sagebrush hills of southwestern Wyoming, hoping to disappear into the wilderness until after the furor dies down. Then he plans to return and wrest his old girlfriend, Laura, from the dealer's clutches. Shelby's half-baked scheme goes awry when a chance encounter with a teenage Bonnie and Clyde puts him in the middle of a shootout with two highway patrolmen, intensifying his challenge to stay hidden off the grid.
Using his cache of survival skills, Shelby evades local and state police and returns to Aspen only weeks after the robbery. He finds Laura, herself on the run after a brutal assault at the hands of her captor.
To make things worse, Shelby encounters an unscrupulous DEA agent, willing to sacrifice Laura to make his case. At the core of the chase and the unending physical challenges is the love of a man for a woman. Pure, not simple, but complicated.

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Format: Book
Author: Satterfield, Jim
Summary: "Aspen, Colorado, 1979. Twenty-one-year-old Lee Shelby robs the town's most notorious cocaine dealer, Tom Tucker, fleeing the scene with five kilos of Peruvian flake and $75,000. Shelby escapes to the sagebrush hills of southwestern Wyoming, hoping to disappear into the wilderness until after the furor dies down. Then he plans to return and wrest his old girlfriend, Laura, from Tucker's clutches. Shelby's half-baked scheme goes awry when a chance encounter with a teenage Bonnie and Clyde implicates him in a roadside shootout with the highway patrol. Shelby evades local and state police, returning to Aspen only weeks after the robbery. He quickly reunites with Laura, on the run herself after surviving a brutal assault at the hands of Tucker who has determined her old beau is behind his recent loss. Shelby's simple plan is complicated by an unscrupulous DEA agent, Clyde Blackwood, who is willing to sacrifice Laura to make his case. In the inevitable showdown, can Shelby outwit Tucker and Blackwood, who both underestimate him and his love for Laura?" -- from author's web page.
Title: Saving Laura : a novel / Jim Satterfield.
Publisher Date: Longboat Key, Fla. : Oceanview Pub, c2013.
Subject: Thieves -- Fiction Drug dealers -- Fiction Man-woman relationships -- Fiction Aspen (Colo.) -- Fiction.
Isbn: 9781608090785 1608090787
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 1
System Items Total: 1
Call Number: F Satterfield
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Bib Id: 441444

Format: Book
Author: Satterfield, Jim
Summary: "Aspen, Colorado, 1979. Twenty-one-year-old Lee Shelby robs the town's most notorious cocaine dealer, Tom Tucker, fleeing the scene with five kilos of Peruvian flake and $75,000. Shelby escapes to the sagebrush hills of southwestern Wyoming, hoping to disappear into the wilderness until after the furor dies down. Then he plans to return and wrest his old girlfriend, Laura, from Tucker's clutches. Shelby's half-baked scheme goes awry when a chance encounter with a teenage Bonnie and Clyde implicates him in a roadside shootout with the highway patrol. Shelby evades local and state police, returning to Aspen only weeks after the robbery. He quickly reunites with Laura, on the run herself after surviving a brutal assault at the hands of Tucker who has determined her old beau is behind his recent loss. Shelby's simple plan is complicated by an unscrupulous DEA agent, Clyde Blackwood, who is willing to sacrifice Laura to make his case. In the inevitable showdown, can Shelby outwit Tucker and Blackwood, who both underestimate him and his love for Laura?" -- from author's web page.
Title: Saving Laura : a novel / Jim Satterfield.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: Longboat Key, Fla. : Oceanview Pub, c2013.
Description: 235 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects: Thieves -- Fiction
Subjects: Drug dealers -- Fiction
Subjects: Man-woman relationships -- Fiction
Subjects: Aspen (Colo.) -- Fiction.
ISBN: 9781608090785
ISBN: 1608090787
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 1
Call Number: F Satterfield