Range detective Rance Dehner arrives in Conrad, Texas for a few days of fishing and finds himself in the midst of treacherous Indian trouble. Akando, who heads a band of renegades, demands that the town ban Indian children from attending its school. He threatens that if his orders are defied, Conrad will be attacked by Coyote, a mythical man/wolf of Indian lore.
Angie Knowland, the schoolmarm, is determined to keep the school open to all children and is supported by Sahale the tribal chief. But a series of gruesome murders terrifies the townspeople and leads to explosions of violence. Dehner must protect the school and uncover the real culprit behind the killings as hatred, fear and gunfire ravages the small Texas town.
James Clay spent his childhood watching Hopalong Cassidy on TV and devouring Fran Striker’s Lone Ranger novels and believes such joys should not be restricted to childhood. He tries to convey a sense of fun and adventure in all of his western novels. James has authored seven Black Horse Westerns. He resides in San Diego, CA with his wife and two cats. They caution him to pound the keyboard softly.
- Publication date: September 21, 2020
- Formats: Hardback PPC
- Price: £14.50
- Number of pages: 160
- ISBN: 9780719831331