She's her own woman. And in this business, that's more than enough to get you killed. Bullet Joe just couldn't help himself. Sixtky-three times he'd gotten caught doing something wrong, and now he was facign major time. So when Denver bail bondswoman Ruby Dark put her good money down on a bad man's bail, she was taking a chance. Then Bullet Joe skipped, and the hunt led Ruby and her nephew to a case of murder. From a shanty town called The Bottoms to a mile-high field of dreams, Ruby uses her charm, her courage, and her knowledge of Denver's best and worst sides to search out her skip. But this mysery reaches back thiry years and ten thousand miles away. And for this flame-haired, green-eyed bail bondswoman, getting back one Bullet Joe Brown -- or her money -- menas exposing a dark secret that will send her on the ride of her life.