His name is Chance Gambel. His occupation: Witness Seeker.
It's a perilous profession where he is hired to search for witnesses to crimes so that they might testify for or against the accused in trials held throughout the frontier territories of the Southwest, circa 1880. He embarks on his most perilous assignment when he teams with a mysterious Mexican named Francisco Velasquez to search for the vicious outlaw gang leader, Silvano Ramos, who brutally murdered Francisco's sister. Their journey is fraught with adventure, danger, prejudice — and mistrust, as Chance remains unaware of what Francisco's true intentions are toward him: Friend or foe?
This story will appeal to diehard Western fans as it highlights suspense, excitement, romance and a stirring climax the reader will not soon forget.
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