The railroad’s drive to close the great distances of the wild American West was treacherous. One man was hired to troubleshootand, along the way, he grew to admire the Indian way of life….and a Cherokee maiden.
When hired gun John Ryan heads into Indian Territory with a brawling crew of railroad workers, a battle of bloodshed and treachery ensues. But when he later meets the proud Cherokeesand the beautiful daughter of and embattled chiefRyan sees for himself how his employer’s steel rails are splitting the heart of a people’s last home. Can his conscience keep him from pulling the trigger?
|Publisher:||St. Martin's Press|
|Product dimensions:||4.25(w) x 6.75(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
Matt Braun was the author of more than four dozen novels, and won the Golden Spur Award from the Western Writers of America for The Kincaids. He described himself as a "true westerner"; born in Oklahoma, he was the descendant of a long line of ranchers. He wrote with a passion for historical accuracy and detail that earned him a reputation as the most authentic portrayer of the American West. Braun passed away in 2016.
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