Slocum’s teamed up with a runaway—and running for his life!
The last three mail drivers who tried to make it to Prescott turned up dead. But Slocum’s willing to take the job—especially since he can barely buy a bowl of chili and a bunk to rest his tired bones…
Now he’s got unexpected company for the ride—a young runaway who goes by the name of Chris Patrick. There’s something odd about the boy. He’s a real quiet type…though the Colt he carries can do the talking if need be. He seems to have a lot of secrets, too. But Slocum doesn’t know just how big a secret Chris Patrick is hiding—and just how dangerous this mail run is going to get…
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