The second book written about Hoppy, but third if you want read the series in chronological order. The events of BAR-20 DAYS (1911) precede this. Montana Ranchers move into the H2, a ranch that borders the BAR-20. A range war develops over land use and water rights. An organized gang of rustlers take advantage of the range war to clean out both ranches. Hoppy and the BAR-20 boys are just the men to stop it, but a woman from the H2 causes big complications.
About the Author
Clarence E. Mulford (3 February 1883- 10 May 1956) was the original author of the Hopalong Cassidy Series. He wrote the first it in Fryeburg, Maine, United States, and the many stories and 28 novels were followed by radio, feature film, television, and comic book versions. Clarence was born in Streator, Illinois. He died of complications from surgery in Portland, Maine. He set aside much of his money from his book for local charities.