Against the Law: A Western Duo, 1st Edition

  • Series Name: Five Star First Edition Westerns Standing Order Plan
  • Ray Hogan
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  • ISBN-10: 143282631X
  • ISBN-13: 9781432826314
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: .70 lbs ( .32 kgs)
  • 176 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • © 2013 | Published



One More Hill to Hell concerns Dan Grimshaw‚ who rides for Caine Pomeroy. Pomeroy’s Kingpin Ranch is in the process of ruthless expansion. Melissa Olmstead‚ an attractive widow‚ has been holding out against Kingpin’s eviction notice to her. Grimshaw‚ at the risk of his own life‚ breaks ranks and makes one last effort to get Melissa to give in. When again she refuses‚ Grimshaw is confronted with a moral dilemma‚ one that could put him in as much jeopardy as she is.

In Against the Law Marshal Mark Kennicott has kept the town of Cameo Crossing peaceful. He shoots Billy Ringo in a saloon when he believes Ringo has a hide-out gun. Although no hide-out is found on Ringo‚ the town council demands that Kennicott resign. But if Kennicott does quit‚ the entire town will once more be at the mercy of lawlessness.

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"UNDER EMBARGO UNITIL MARCH 15, 2013 “The late Hogan’s novel Against the Law is bound here with a fine short story, “One More Hill to Hell,” about an aimless, morose cowpuncher who stands up against a range hog in defense of a widow. A smooth, gratifying morality tale.” - Booklist, March 15, 2013"

— Booklist