Herschel Baker left his life as a rancher to become the first sheriff of Horse Creek, Montana. Only weeks into the job, he’s about to find out what it means to bring the law to a lawless land.
It’s up to Hershel to stop all forms of criminality—including the old vigilante justice that once ran the town. When the cowboy Billy Hanks is found hanging from a tree with the label Hoss Steeler pinned to his chest, the culprits must be caught whether or not the accusation is true.
With nothing to go on but a dead body, a misspelled note, and a wounded horse, Herschel refuses to look the other way. Someone’s going to pay for this dirty deed—found guilty by the right and proper letter of the law.
A former local TV news anchor, Dusty Richards now works as an announcer at rodeos. He was inducted into the Arkansas Writers’ Hall of Fame and has published more than 100 books under his name as well as under pseudonyms. His books… More about Dusty Richards