The Lawless LandPaperback - 2016
In 1880, Arizona Territory was an outlaw's paradise.
The gunmen rode hard along the border, pillaging and murdering their way to plunder and wealth. Guided by a powerful landowner and his vicious outlaw captain, the Border Gang was organized, mean, and armed to the teeth. In Prescott, the governor knew Arizona's sheriffs couldn't stop the chaos--and statehood was in peril. Then a military man named Bowen stepped in with a plan: find a few good men, call them marshals, and send them after the Border Gang.
Then the law struck back with a man named Mayes.
Sam T. Mayes, a soldier turned Denver detective, is Bowen's first and only choice. Now Mayes--accompanied by an alcoholic army scout, a wanted man, and a fierce native woman--must ride against the cutthroat gang. Maye's job is to put the killers behind bars--or put them in the ground. His reward: The first-ever badge to be worn by a U.S. Territorial Marshal...
Dusty Richards' The Lawless Land is a classic of the Western genre that is sure to keep readers on the edge of their seats.