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By Mark Lee Gardner

Shot All to Hell via Mark Lee Gardner recounts the exciting lifetime of Jesse James, Frank James, the more youthful brothers, and the main recognized financial institution theft of all time.

Follow the Wild West’s so much celebrated gang of outlaws as they step within Northfield’s First nationwide financial institution and again out at the streets to sq. off with heroic electorate who risked their lives to safeguard justice in Minnesota.

With compelling information that chronicle the two-week chase that followed—the close to misses, the fateful blunders, and the bloody ultimate shootout at the Watonwan River, Shot All to Hell is a galloping real story of frontier justice from the writer of To Hell on a quick Horse: The Untold tale of Billy the child and Pat Garrett, Mark Lee Gardner.

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Fraser’s relationship with Pearl lasted about a year after his sentencing. qxd 10/5/06 8:49 AM Page 32 the fact that Fraser had not only lied to her and left her with a baby to raise on her own, but he had raped another woman and she suspected he had cheated on her with other women while she remained devoted to him. Thirty-four-year-old Fraser settled down to life on the inside. Jail was not alien to him given that he had already spent a third of his life in institutions. This was what he knew.

Stationed at Mount Morgan for 20 years of his 35-year career, Lean – who was Mayor of Mount Morgan for a term after he retired in 2003 – said his ‘gut instinct’ fired up when he saw Fraser. Early conversations did nothing to allay his fears; Fraser had asked Lean what the women were like ‘in this town’. Lean immediately did a background check on the new face and was disturbed to find Fraser was a serial rapist and a violent offender with a criminal history in two states. But like it or not, Fraser’s past did not give Lean licence to run him out of town.

Officers escorted Fraser in some instances and associates sponsored others. In October 1996, a few months before his release, he was allowed to fly to Brisbane on his own to attend his father’s funeral. An unchaperoned Fraser then flew back to Rockhampton, returning to the jail. Towards the end of his sentence, Fraser’s security classification was downgraded, a standard practice geared at easing prisoners back into society. While on the inside he was almost obsessive about keeping his cell and appearance clean.

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