Deadly Is the Night
Random House, Inc.
“Dusty Richards writes . . . with the flavor of the real West.” —Elmer Kelton
In the latest installment of his epic Byrnes family saga, Western Heritage and Spur Award-winning author Dusty Richards tells of the blood that was spilled trying to make Arizona Territory a good place to live
Rancher, gunslinger, and family man, Chet Byrnes lives to tame the deserts of Arizona, but if the mail can’t get through, he knows civilization will not take root. When a wealthy tycoon’s attempt to found a postal route in desolate northern Arizona falters, Chet takes the reins. Riding a buckboard across open, hostile country, Chet sets out to deliver the mail.But a trio of gunmen ambush him in the desert. They destroy his buckboard, but make the fatal mistake of leaving Chet alive. In an era when the price of a stamp was paid in blood, Chet Byrnes will blaze a trail across the west to make Arizona safe for the U.S. mail—or die trying.
“Dusty takes readers into the real west at full gallop.” —New York Times bestselling author Jodi Thomas
Baker & Taylor
To bring his ranch in the Arizona Territory into a bold new era, Chet Byrneùwhile staving off robbers, kidnappers, murderers and a host of other criminalsùgoes to war to run a new telegraph through this godforsaken land. By a Western Heritage Award-winning author. Original.
Kensington Pub Corp 2016