Bad Man's Gulch
A Western TrioBook - 2005
In "The Adopted Son," most people in southwestern Texas refused to take Lazy Purdue seriously. His fortuneS change when he returns to his home range and finds himself in the middle of a feud. Billy Angel in "Billy Angel, Trouble Lover" is wounded and trying to elude a sheriff's posse when he seeks refuge in Sue Markham's railroad lunchroom. "Bad Man's Gulch" is the powerful story of a reformed gunman, Pedro Emmanuel Melendez, who drifts into the lawless mining town of Slosson's Gulch and meets up with Louise Berenger and her father, who have discovered gold and fallen prey to the desperate and predatory miners of the gulch. Max Brand(r) is the best-known pen name of Frederick Faust, creator of Dr. Kildare, Destry, and many other fictional characters popular with readers and viewers worldwide. His enormous output, totaling approximately 30,000,000 words or the equivalent of 530 ordinary books, covered nearly every field.