Once they'd fought at each other's side. Nantahe, the Apache scout, and Jess Faver, trackers for the U.S. Calvary. Then the Army imprisoned its Indian scouts, and the past was left behind. Bound by loyalty and love, Jess helped his blood brother escape. But when an innocent man was found dead in the mud, Jess knew Nantahe had gone bad with hate. Now it was up to him to bring the renegade back.
Texas Ranger, J. D. King feels like he's been rode hard and put away wet. After a shotgun blast took his half-brother, C. D. Hollis, King had nearly lost an arm seeing to the killer. Now, he's heading home for Christmas and a hard reunion with Hollis' family. Edwin Spivey has plans for Christmas and for King too. Some time back, Sheriff Hollis and Tom Trueblood put him in prison. Now, he's broken out to make them all pay, including their kin.
Riding into Willow Springs, Texas, Jefferson Davis King trails a horse behind him intended as a gift for his friend, C. D. Hollis. But Sheriff Hollis isn't around to collect; he'd been killed with a shotgun blast weeks earlier by an unknown gunman.