The hostile desert and hidden arroyos offered cover to a roving band of killers. No soldiers could catch them; no settlers resist them. So upon the broad shoulders of Toby Holt, son of the West's greatest trailblazer Whip Holt, would be laid a desperate burden--to travel into this no-man's-land and infiltrate the deadly gang. and as Toby left behind his beloved Alexandra, perhaps forever, his friend Henry Blake would wrench himself from a Baroness' arms to thwart a deadly plot abroad. But no one faced more peril than the brave young woman photographer whose indomitable American spirit fueled her courage to survive captivity among the fiercest savages---as Toby Holt raised his rifle to fire in the name of justice in this land of blood and honor--New Mexico!