In 1874, Texas frontiersmen are hunting buffalo and driving the Comanche and Kiowa from their land. Finally, armed for war, the Indians head for the white man's trading post. Unflinching yet touching, both brutal and heartbreaking, Blood Red River is western writing at its very best.
Walter Lucas is a best-selling western author whose novels are acclaimed by fans who savor his skillful blend of frontier violence and American history. After the epic battle of Adobe Walls, Lt. Frank Baldwin and former buffalo hunter Billy Dixon lead a band of Indian and white scouts into Texas to assist the U.S. 5th Infantry combat unruly natives. But as they are drawn into a series of increasingly deadly skirmishes, the fighters come to learn that in Texas, there is no time for peace ... only eternal war.
Raised by Kiowa tribesmen, Boytale is now 17 years old and filled with an insatiable thirst for the blood of his people's enemies. Meanwhile, across the prairie at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 20-year-old army private James Rambling gears up for action as an Indian fighter. Henry Strozier provides a dramatic narration of this gritty and authentic tale of the utter savagery of frontier violence.