by Louis L’Amour

A good western told by God. Fallon is a gambler who shoots a popular local man over a poker game and barely escapes a lynch mob by riding into the desert. He meets some people with wagons and talks them into resettling in a mining ghost town. The town grows as more pioneers arrive and choose to stay. Fallon plans to get a gambling stake and head to California, but he makes friends in this town and he begins to care for the town’s survival. He fights against swindlers and a gang of killers to protect the town. He almost dies, but a girl saves him and makes him marry her at the end.

Year Read: 2004

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