A veteran trail driver, who has survived thundering stampedes
and Comanche raids, discovers there's nothing so dangerous
as courting a beautiful woman.... A brutally beaten homesteader
crawls off to die--only to stumble upon an ancient talisman
that restores his will to live....
This treasure trove of newly discovered stories captures
the grit, grandeur, and glory of the men and women who
wielded pistol and plow, Bible and branding iron to tame
a wild country. A mysterious preacher rides into town
to deliver a warning that leads to a surprising revelation....
And in the full-length novella Rustler Roundup, the hardworking
citizens of a law-abiding town are pushed to the edge
as rumors of rustlers in their midst threaten to turn
neighbor against neighbor.
Each of these unforgettable tales bears the master's
touch--comic twists, stark realism, crackling suspense--all
the elements that have made Louis L'Amour an American