"I found the old man as he lay dying in a niche of rock near the spring, his body riddled with bullets. His eyes rested on mine as I went down on my knees beside him, 'You,' he gasped. 'I leave all I have to you, Matt Brennan. Never to sell--never to give up!' So I had been given a ranch, but I had lost a friend. For the first time in my life I really wanted to kill, wanted it so much that my hands shook..."
"A troubled town, a deadly Secret - a secret that could mak a man rich...or dead."
Fueled by youth, courage, and quickness with a gun, Matt Brennan rode into Hattan's Point ready to live or die at a single challenge. But in one day he was a changed man. A beautiful woman had dared him to stay alive. A powerful landowner had set him up for a beating. And a good friend had died in his arms. Suddenly Matt found himself owner of the Two-Bar Ranch--and the odd man out in a vicious range war. With enemies everywhere, Matt knew that the next time he drew his gun, there would be much more than his life at stake--.