"MATT BRAUN IS A MASTER STORYTELLER OF FRONTIER HISTORY." —Elmer KeltonIN THIS TOWNFive thousand dollars. That was what a slick Denver lawyer—representing a mysterious client—offered to pay the legendary manhunter Luke Starbuck. The job: to find a way into Wyoming’s infamous Hole-in-the-Wall outlaw stronghold and shoot a bad man dead. Starbuck knew there was something wrong with the deal. And by the time he reached the foothills of the Big Horns he had a good idea what it was: he’d been set up to be killed.ANY MOMENT COULD BE YOUR LAST…Now, making his way among lawmen, gunmen, and free spirits riding on both sides of the law, Starbuck is traveling to Salt Lake City and all the way back to Denver to find the mystery man who wants him dead. But with key players dying every step of the way, Starbuck must find his answers within his own violent past—and in a Badlands town called Deadwood, where secrets are sealed in blood.
"BRAUN IS ONE OF THE BEST!"—Don Coldsmith, author of the Spanish Bit series