"MATT BRAUN IS A MASTER STORYTELLER OF FRONTIER HISTORY."
—Elmer Kelton It takes a man with gutsA rare breed of bullbog and bloodhound, private detective Luke Starbuck has been hired to ferret out the Judas working for the Central Pacific—a mastermind behind a string of train robberies. The target: gold shipments from the Frisco mint. All Starbuck has to do is pass himself off as an outlaw and infiltrate the pack…
To take on the Barbary Coast
But chumming up to a gang leader like Denny O’Brien means that Starbuck must follow him into the vice pits of the notorious Barbary Coast. Getting inside this hellhole of crime is dangerously easy if you make the right moves. Make the wrong ones, and getting out could be murder… "BRAUN IS ONE OF THE BEST!"—Don Coldsmith, author of the Spanish Bit series