Spur Award-Winning Author ED GORMAN
Lumber baron Gerald Soames was one of the most prominent citizens of Butte City, Colorado—until someone put a bullet between his eyes. All fingers point to his nephew, Abner, who was found with the murder weapon, but was too drunk to remember what happened.
Sheriff Reed Matthews doesn't believe his prisoner is the murderer. Nor, apparently, do three of Butte City's wealthiest entrepreneurs, who've been exhibiting strange behavior in the wake of Soames's death. Matthews's investigation into their mutual business uncovers a secret that may condemn them all to an early grave...
"Simply one of the best Western writers of our time." —Rocky Mountain News