"Denver, 1876--the burgeoning capital of a rough new state. When Terry Woodford rides in with his partner Slim, he dreams of showing Colorado how to save starving cattle by herding them to lush grazing grounds in the mountains over the winter. What he doesn't expect is trouble with Milo Patterson, kingpin of the city. By incident and design, Terry learns how Patterson cheated a dying miner, Frank Barber, and his family out of seven quarts of gold stashed on the roof of his cabin. And now Patterson is wooing Frank's beautiful niece, Faith, while running a crooked gambling joint. Terry vows to find the gold and get it back to its rightful owners--and to put a stop to Patterson's shady dealings once and for all. It's time for a showdown, and a thousand eyes will be watching ..."--Page  of cover.