Friday, 16 October 2009
Dales Westerns - October 2009
Track Down The Devil by Greg Mitchell
Outlaws are plaguing the Santa Rosa area and Marshal Tim Cleary is sent there to investigate the theft of military rifles. He joins forces with Sheriff Lou Braga in an attempt to break up the gang and to determine the fate of Red Baxter, the freight company driver moving the rifles. Diaz, a delusional Mexican goat herder, claims to have seen the bandit leader and believes him to be the Devil. Now the two lawmen must try to decipher Diaz's terrified ravings, and weave their way through false trails, before they finally track down and unmask the Devil and bring retribution.
The Return Of The Sheriff by Jim Bowden
Dan McCoy, Sheriff of Red Springs, is branded a coward by the townsfolk when he backs down from a gunfight with Wes Brown, foreman of the Circle C. His girl also turns against him and he leaves town. Three years later, his sick mother, worried by the influence which Wes Brown is having on Dan's younger brother, asks Dan to return. Helped by friends, he pursues suspicions he formed when he was sheriff, yet for Dan to win back the love of his girl, save his brother and clear his own name, a gun-fight showdown with Wes Brown still seems the only way.