(From the publisher):
Ramsey knew he had little chance. The sides were one against four, and his ankles were bound. But the guards were gathered close, watching him work the kinks out of his hand. Pride demanded that they accept his challenge to match their best rope toss, and they were intent on the game. Their carbines were laid aside, three paces away, and the troopers had unbuckled their gun belts.
Ramsey gave the coiled reata one more squeeze for luck — and made his throw. It went directly into Fuentes' face, striking hard, blinding him for one short moment. Ramsey threw himself at the captain and rolled with his bulk and felt hot coals burn his side as they tumbled near the fire. The others shouted as he jerked the Colts from Fuentes' belt, and then he was twisting viciously, freeing himself to bring his guns into play...
Original title: Thunder in the Sun
Genre: Fiction→ Western→ Texas And Mexico