Aaron and Mary Shannon came from the East in a time when the country was in turmoil and people were heading west in search of a better life. They found it in Lonesome Valley where they spent the next fifteen years building a successful ranch.
Then one night it was all taken away from him. Sheriff Dennis O'Connor ran the town of Prescott with an iron fist and whatever he wanted he took. This time he took a man's freedom...a man who vowed he would not spent the rest of his life in prison.
Vengeance was what he wanted and the only way he could regain that freedom was to find the men who testified against him and get them to tell the truth. A rare second chance of a new trial and a series of events gave him the opportunity he needed...he would be free to exact the revenge the boiled inside of him.
As a fugitive, he is facing danger from both sides of the law but with the help of his beautiful daughter and a determined US Marshal they turned him off the vengeance trail and set out on a trail of deceit and deception to find the truth. A truth that could get them all killed.
How long could they ride through the hills filled with dangerous men looking for the one they needed without getting killed. The Sheriff was after them on one side and men like Red Jack Almer were after them on the other. Red Jack was the most notorious outlaw in the area and he was well connected with the outlaw web.
Not all the outlaws were bad, such was the case of Lorraine Lassiter, the queen of Cherry Creek. She ruled the town with the help of her outlaw brother, but now she was interested in something...or someone else. Aaron was tall and handsome and had brashness, a brashness that turned her head, she held the power to have him killed...but would she do it?
The truth was not always an easy thing to find and in this case it meant going into a town full of outlaws and misfits, find the one he wanted and convince him to change his testimony...and get out alive.
|Publisher:||Robert O' Hanlin|
|File size:||215 KB|
About the Author
I was born in Canada but spend much of my time roaming the Sonora Desert of Arizona, which is truly a place to inspire a writer. I write in the Western genre inspired by the great Western writer Louis L'Amour. My stories are fiction with a mixture of real history and I hope you enjoy reading them.