A towering legend among chroniclers of the Old West, Ralph Compton penned searing tales of the highest entertainment. In this fast-paced actioner, Detective Sergeant John McBride gets while the gettin's good when a New York gangster puts a price on his head. But after landing in High Hopes, Colorado, McBride quickly finds that his troubles with the criminal sect are just beginning.
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The USA Today best-selling Ralph Compton series drives forward with this tale of a man looking to abandon his past and carve himself an honest future. John McBride purchases a restaurant in the eerily named town of Suicide. But marauding Apaches, rampaging outlaws, and even the townsfolk are driving tensions sky high - and McBride isn't exactly a welcome newcomer.
The proud tradition of Ralph Compton's epic Westerns carries on with the scintillating work of best seller Joseph A. West. Blood on the Gallows features John McBride, a former New York City lawman who's moved west to pursue a more peaceful existence. But easy living just isn't in the cards. And when a town sheriff with a Texas-size chip on his shoulder decides to make trouble, McBride knows that one way or another, somebody's headed for an early grave.