When the cold swept over the Texas badlands, it brought something
even more deadly with it: a force so violent and evil that even the
harsh winter was nothing in comparison.
A lone rider came out of the infamous outlaw hideout in the Tenejos
Hills. That rider called himself by the name of a man who had been
hanged twenty years before. He was riding now to bring revenge and
terror on those who had brought him to the gallows.
This slim, strangely dapper gunman rode into the rangeland and left
death and destruction in his wake. But there was one man he wasnted
especially: young U.S. Marshal Colby Jackson, the son of the man who had
done the hanging.
Room To Swing A Loop
By Stephen Payne
Scott McAndrews was young, full of beans, and hell-bent on becoming a
cowboy. All he knew about cattle was what he'd heard back on the farm
where he'd been raised. But he dreamed of going through the pass to
Spurlock Valley where there was room to swing a loop and the kind of
ranches that just might hire a greenhorn like him.
The first time Scott ventured through that cold, high mountain pass
he ran into trouble. Under the guns of a band of hard-looking riders, he
found himself a prisoner alongside a silent desperate man they'd tied
to a tree. Scott hadn't practiced rangeland lore for nothing. He quickly
dealt himself a had in the outlaw setup.
Scott had played the wrong game. When he finally reached Spurlock, it
was to find every man's eye on him and everyone's gunhand hovering near
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