Rio Grande Deadline Author:Allan Vaughan Elston Sinister activity and danger characterize Allan Vaughan Elston's thrilling new western novel of lawlessness and disorder in the frontier days of New Mexico. Searching for his younger brother,Cass, who is a "bit on the wild side, " Lee Holland rides into New Mexico, where Indians, Mexicans and Americans of various sorts are competing for land. ... more »Cass has fallen in with bad company - the last of Billy the Kid's gang - and gives Lee a tip on an Albuquerque lawyer named Condon, thought to be mixed up in some shady dealings.
In Albuquerque Lee checks on Condon and finds he has an untainted reputation and even Ann Garland, an attractive and opinionated young woman bent on reform, refuses to doubt his integrity. When the showdown comes, Lee has to fight it out alone under grim and frightening circumstances.« less