The Fugitive's Mission Author:Max Brand Collected in paperback for the first time are three of the greatest short novels by one of the finest chroniclers of the Old West. Includes the title novel, "The Fugitive Mission, The Strange Ride of Perry Woodstock, " and "Reata, " which introduces Brand's most popular character--the man who does not carry a gun but who is a master of the rawhi... more »de rope.
Bill Rafferty knows the wherabouts of fifty thousand dollars the loot stolen by him and Charles Cune. But he runs into an obstacle. Larry Day, the man from whom the money was stole, keeps Rafferty a virtual prisoner in Jasperville.
In The Strange Ride of Perry Woodstock, a man comes into possession of a coded message regarding the location of a buried treasure.
Reata is the story of a man who is apprehended as a pickpocket. He has escaped his captors with the help of a hardened criminal, but when he learns what the man wants in return, his happiness is short-lived.« less