Hopalong rides into a firestorm of violence andbetrayal. On the rain-drenched trail to thelawless town of Seven Pines, Hopalong discovers two men one dead, the other badly wounded. Returningwith medical help, Hopalong finds the wounded manhas been shot through the temple. Who wouldcommit such a murder? To find out, Hopalong hires onat Bob Ronson's Rocking R Ranch. There he learnsthat more than a thousand cattle have been run offby men keeping one scheming eye on the ranch andthe other on the monthly stagecoach shipments ofgold. Hopalong is determined to stop thoseresponsible. But even the best gunfighter needs men hecan trust to watch his back, men willing to risktheir lives to do what's right. With their help, Hopalong fights to save the Rocking R, only tofind himself the target of a ruthless gunman in alife-and-death struggle for frontier justice.
About the Author
Louis L Amour is the only novelist in history to receive both the Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Congressional Gold Medal. He has published ninety novels; twenty-seven short-story collections; two works of nonfiction; a memoir, Education of a Wandering Man; and a volume of poetry, Smoke from This Altar. There are more than 300 million copies of his books in print."