By Ed Gorman
a brand new ''Robin Hood'' is using the range—a hero financial institution robber who is turning in the spoils to bad farmers and needy townsfolk. however the bandit's utilizing strong explosives in his endeavors—and army investigator Noah Ford has to place a cease to the altruistic outlaw's harmful methods.
yet Ford's no longer investigating by myself. different federal brokers were assigned to paintings with him—shady govt males with their ft planted firmly at the unsuitable aspect of the legislations. all at once a risky state of affairs within the city of Willow Bend is at risk of catching fire—with Ford trapped in the course of the blaze, torn among what is lawful and what is correct.
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There are some who would no doubt find that morally reprehensible, and others who would find it awful lonely-sounding. I didn’t find it to be either one. There was a great turkey feast and the girls all told stories about the dopiest of their customers (making me wonder, of course, what they’d say about me), and afterward I went upstairs and had myself a good sleep, only to wake up with a very pretty young prairie girl helping me keep the bed warm. We got on right nicely, if you care to know any of the details.
I’m headed west tomorrow afternoon. ” Susan took Tom’s hand again. “I’m hoping they let us stay right here. ” I’d thought of stopping to say something to Connelly and Pepper. But the bad bouncer stood too close to them. My head hurt too much for another fight. ❂ I made my way slowly back to my hotel. I was worn out from all the tension with Susan and Tom. All I wanted now was sleep. The lobby was empty except for the night manager. He called my name as I tried to wobble past him. I didn’t need him asking me any questions about why a woman came up to my room earlier, or why I was wearing my badge.
Last time, Ford,” he said, “you thought you were protecting Pepper and me from your friend. ” “Whichever of you needs it,” I said. “I don’t like to see anyone take the law into their own hands. That was one of the oaths I swore when I put on this badge. Same as you,” I added. He shook his head. “That friend of yours has already tried to kill us, and he’s still shooting his mouth off about us all over the place. If something happens to him, the law’ll be on our side. ” A woman with a regal face framed perfectly by her blue bonnet passed by.
Cavalry Man: Powder Keg by Ed Gorman