(From the publisher):
A stage-coach has been ambushed and $50,000 stolen. Larry Hawk has been convicted and jailed by the sheriff, Kent Bulman. But Hawk, who swears he has been framed by the sheriff, escapes and prepares to take the law into his own hands.
Steele arrives in town. Sheriff Bulman needs help and persuades Steele to become his deputy. The job is tough and the peaceful town is soon disrupted by gunslingers, coded messages, ambush and kidnap.
Steele is fighting for his life and fighting for justice. But justice cannot be achieved until the truth is known - a truth that is to cost many men their lives.
Original title: Badge in the Dust
Genre: Fiction→ Western→ Bad Men and Good
Fiction→ Western→ Gunfighters