RIDE THE DARK TRAIL
In "Ride the Dark Trail, " Louis L Amour tells the story of Logan Sackett, a cynical drifter who changes his ways to help a widow keep her land.
Logan Sackett is wild and rootless, riding west in search of easy living. Then he meets Emily Talon, a fiery old widow who is even wilder than he is. Tall and lean, Em is determined to defend herself against the jealous locals who are trying to take her home. Logan doesn t want to get involved until he finds out that Em was born a Sackett. Em is bucking overwhelming odds, but Logan won t let her stand alone. For even the rebellious drifter knows that part of being a Sackett is backing up your family when they need you.
About the Author
Louis L'Amour (1908-1988) was an American author whose Western stories are loved the world over. Born in Jamestown, North Dakota, he was the most decorated author in the history of American letters. In 1982 he was the first American author ever to be awarded a Special National Gold Medal by the United States Congress for lifetime literary achievement, and in 1984 President Reagan awarded him the Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the nation. He was also a recipient of the Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Award.