"When Jess Caird, owner of the White Sage, finds one of his cowhands murdered and a barn set on fire, he sets out with old-timer Horner to bring the culprit to justice. Evidence points to Caleb Grote, a notorious gunslinger, and the trail leads to the settlement of Sand Ridge. There, Caird encounters businessman Dugmore, head of the local Pony Express which employs Caird's nephew. Is there a connection between Dugmore and Grote ...?"--Publisher's description.