"Alfred Dennis continues with another outstanding novel of Western intrigue, romance, and adventure. He truly captures the essence of the old west."
Yuma Prison 1884. Young Jesse Ray unjustly incarcerated behind the thick gray walls of Yuma Prison is suddenly set free when Van Kilpatrick, foreman of the Circle C arrives at the prison with a letter from the Governor of Arizona pardoning him. Brought back to Tombstone, Jesse Ray is hired on as a range detective by his uncle Marshall Dalton owner of the Circle C Ranch to put a stop to the rustling and killings. Wild and hard as the Arizona rangeland, Jesse Ray finds himself not only the hunter, but the hunted. Murdock Hammon's hired gunmen search for Jesse as he tries to protect the scattered herds of cattle. The young and beautiful Kate Anderson nurses Jesse back to health after a bullet from the rifle of the half breed Apache Quinton rips into his back. Action, adventure and romance travels with Jesse Ray across the vast rangeland of Arizona.