The Gold Trail [large Print]
A Western TrioBook - 2000
In the short novel that opens this new collection by Max Brand, "Without a Penny in the World", Steve Borrow, whose industrious efforts have made Jess Fanning's ranch prosperous, finds Fanning outraged when he makes a sale above the fair market price, to a drunken buyer. "Phil, the Fiddler" is a family ranch drama about a fatal rift in the Rival family, between cousins Joshua and Phil, over the terms of a will. The title story continues the saga of Reata, one of Max Brand's most popular characters. Reata is pursued by the law for his part in a bank robbery while the three criminals with the loot plan to flee to Mexico.