(From the publisher):
Jeston Nash knew horses - he'd stolen enough of them in his time. But the lookalike cousin of Jesse James was going respectable, almost. Then, in a New Orleans teeming with drunks and blue uniforms, he sold a horse to a well-bred lady. It was the biggest mistake of his career...
He hit Fort Lincoln with a belly full of wounds and minus a foot. His horse had been stolen, and he'd stolen it back - along with some bootleg crackers. All in all, it hadn't been a pleasant trip through the dreaded Black Hills. But at least Jeston Nash - for the time being calling himself Beatty - hadn't drowned. Now he fully intended to fulfill a promise: to deliver an unridable horse called Honest Bob to a woman named Custer.
The trouble was, the wife of General George Armstrong Custer, Elizabeth, wasn't very interested in the horse she'd persuaded Nash to deliver. In fact, Mrs. Custer was on the warpath. So were the Sioux - and General Custer's commanders in Washington. Suddenly, Nash finds himself in the middle of the most dangerous kind of fight: a marital squabble. Before he knows it he's riding alongside a hardheaded, buffalo-hunting, blond-haired general who's sure glory awaits them - at a place called Little Big Horn...
Original title: Trick of the Trade
Genre: Fiction→ Western→ Bad Men and Good
Fiction→ Western→ Picaresque