In 1880, Arizona Territory was an outlaw's paradise. The gunmen rode hard along the border, raping, stealing, murdering and burning their way to plunder and wealth. Guided by a powerful landownewr and his vicious outlaw capitan, the Border Gang was organized, mean, and armed to the teeth. In Prescott, the governor knew Arizon'as sheriffs couldn't stop the killing--and statehood was in peril. Then a military man named Bowen stepped in with a plan: find a few good men, call them marshals, and send them after the Border Gang. Then the law struck back with a man named Mayes. Sam T. Mayes, a soldier turned Denver detective, was Bowen's first and only choice. Now Mayes, accompanied by an alcoholic army scout, a wanted man, and a fierce native woman, would ride against the cutthroat Maye's job was to put the killers behind bars--or put them in the ground. His reward: the first badge ever worn by U.S. Territorial Marshal...
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Dusty Richards writes of the Arizona where he lived, explored, and hunted in his youth. The land of cactus, unforgiving heat, sidewinders, deep canyons, and the dark-eyed Apache renegade crouched in the greasewood. This is a territory of legends that he still explores for the untold stories of the past. He is the author of Lawless Land. Rancher, rodeo announcer, former TV anchor, and author of over a dozen books, he is a member of the Western Writers of America.
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Book Description St. Martin's Paperbacks, 2000. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110312974108
Book Description St. Martin's Paperbacks. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0312974108 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1027090