While searching for his cousin, a cowpuncher uncovers a dark family secret
After a hard drive from Texas, cowhand Tracy Keyes finds himself in Abilene, Kansas, with money to burn. A telegram waits from his mother, begging him to go to Wyoming to learn how his cousin, Joe Savage, died. Tracy buys a heavy coat, saddles up, and ventures into the frigid winter to search for truth on frozen ground. The first thing he learns is that Joe Savage was a killer, pursued by lawman and bounty hunter alike. The second is that Joe may not be dead after all.
Tracking the desolate countryside for his sinister relation, Tracy finds that everyone in Wyoming had a reason to hate Joe Savage. As he gets closer to unraveling the mystery of his vanished cousin, Tracy knows that he and Joe will be reunited soon—dead or alive.read more
Paul Lederer spent much of his childhood and young adult life in Texas. He worked for years in Asia and the Middle East for a military intelligence arm. Under his own name, he is best known for Tecumseh and the Indian Heritage Series, which focuses on American Indian life. He believes that the finest Westerns reflect ordinary people caught in unusual and dangerous circumstances, trying their best to act with honor.read more