The Long Rope Author:Jim Miller Western — The Ex-Rangers — After the Civil War, the men of the Carston clan dug in and made their stand. Even after their ranch was burned to the ground, even after their mother was killed by Comancheros, the Carstons vowed to make a go of it, on this, their Texas land. — But a gang of ex-Confederate desperadoes has hit the family spread- and soon... more » what's missing is more than a valuable herd of horses. Marshal Will Carston and his son Wash are in the hands of kidnappers who'd just as soon see a man dead as alive. And Chance Carston is faced with a choice: sacrifice justice to a bunch of cut-throats just because they've got the edge on him, or show them they're up against men, with ready guns and proud hearts, who will always bear the brand of the Texas Rangers!
On the merciless frontier a man and his sons were Texas Rangers all- until the Civil War marked the end of their famed rough-riding legion. Now in a land of violence and brutality, scarred by war and uneasy in peace, they fought anywhere and faced anyone to uphold their honor and ranger law.« less