From the opening lines of the riveting sociopathic "Ned" to the heartbreaking last lines of "State of Grace," these tales will enthrall Western readers and those who just love a well-told story. The reader will find olden-days Westerns intermixed with modern-day tales, and romances mingled with murders in this extraordinary anthology. Twenty-six original, award-winning stories and nineteen photos/illustrations make this compilation truly unique. This is a book to be savored. It will assuredly become a classic, short story collection.