Do or die…
In search of excitement away from home, Rube Fenner foolishly puts himself in a dangerous situation and finds himself on the wrong side of the law.
In an attempt to satisfy his high spirits and thirst for adventure, he becomes caught up in a bank robbery which quickly goes wrong.
As a result, Rube is now a wanted man, on the run and facing five years in gaol. His dramatic getaway plunges him into another deadly situation and he soon finds himself battling for his life.
But fate has other plans for him, and a chance to atone for his actions miraculously crosses his path.
To avoid gaol time, he his is given the option of becoming a Texan Ranger and going undercover to investigate the crime and violence which, unbeknownst to Rube, has shadowed his home town in the past months.
However, Robe soon learns the stark reality of the rustling and murder which is occurring on a daily basis.
His father is one of the casualties and his life-long flame Becca Drew also finds herself caught in the thick of it.
In his search for information, Rube discovers that the same name keeps coming up – Floyd Hammond, a new rancher who is making it his business to buy up all the land.
As his investigations draw him into dangerous territory, Rube must ask himself how far he’s willing to go for the truth?
With people he has known his whole life involved, it will be a Crooked Trail ahead…
Praise for Chuck Mason
‘A rollicking good read, full of danger and suspense’ – bestselling author Tom Casey
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