"MATT BRAUN IS A MASTER STORYTELLER OF FRONTIER HISTORY."
—Elmer KeltonIn a place called No Man’s LandTexas rancher Ben Langham hireD Luke Starbuck for his loyalty and toughness gained by riding with Rip Ford’s Texas volunteers. But when Langham sent Starbuck after a band of horse thieves, a loyal man left behind the only home he had ever known—and met the stranger in himself.
One man found a home…To track down a thief, Starbuck posed as an outlaw, misled his woman, and killed to protect his own life. Then he rode into a kingdom of vicious horse thieves and entered into a fierce duel with a criminal mastermind hiding behind a respectable life. Somewhere along the line, honest, hardworking Starbuck discovered that he was a changed man—one who had forged himself a freedom and a future in a place where other men died..."BRAUN IS ONE OF THE BEST!"
—Don Coldsmith, author of the Spanish Bit series