Entrusted with the delivery of one hundred pounds of gold to his partners, Johnny Potter faces four days of hard riding alone in a land of robbers and treacherous terrain.
Ernest Haycox was one of the most successful of American western fiction writers. This is another story of the West as it always was: stark, savage and brutal.
A stirring tale of treachery and courage in the magnificent canyon country of the Southwest. Tribal war rages between the remnants of two mighty Indian nations battling for survival. It is the love between a proud warrior on one side and the daughter of the chief on the other that may well determine the outcome of the fierce struggle.
Lew Carney, a loner who traverses the deserts between the Sierras and the Rockies, and makes his living sharking cards, is not superstitious. But when a wagon, pulled by eight silent men, appears out of the darkness near his campfire, then disappears into thin air by dawn, Carney fears he may be in the grip of the supernatural.