Action-packed western adventure from the author of Crow Creek Crossing .
AN OUTLAW IS BORN
When war came to the Shenandoah Valley, Matt Slaughter and his older brother joined the Confederate army. But three years defending his homeland as a sniper has weighed heavily on Matt's conscience. With the cause lost, the brothers desertonly to find upon their arrival home that Owen's farm has fallen into the hands of swindlers
Then, after his brother accidentally kills a Union officer, Matt takes the blame. But nowfacing a sham trial and a noosehe escapes to the west, where he saves the life of another fugitive down-and-outer. Both men are a breed apart from other outlaws. Neither kills for pleasure or steals for profit. But that doesn't matter to the cold-blooded men who are going to give them hell to payand get the same in return