(From the publisher):
Herne sensed the slight feeling of disappointment among the watching men. Knowing that they had wanted more drama. But he wanted a quietness to the situation. Wanted them to relax the tension. Think it was closing in to its end so that their attention might not be so sharp and keen. He still didn’t see even a glimmer of light to guide him to a chance of freedom, but he could only do what he could.
“Hang him now!” yelped Cyrus.
When bank robber George Wright decides to take advantage of his fleeting resemblance to Herne the Hunter by crediting his own crimes to the shootist, Herne becomes both hunter and hunted – he must track down Wright and his gang in order to acquit himself, and he must avoid a lynch mob of outraged citizens hell-bent on hanging him high...
Original title: The Hanging
Genre: Fiction→ Western→ Gunfighters
- Written by Laurence James.