Texas Vengeance Author:Paul Evan Lehman "come home quick" the letter said, and Bob Cameron rode off like a bee-stung hound twelve hundred miles to Texas. But where the sleepy little crossroads of Lariat had been, a brand new town now stood--new hotel, new store, new bank, new jail, and a new judge and sheriff. It was called New Boston, and it belonged to one man--MELBOURNE. — Streets w... more »here cowpokes used to idle now bustled with hard-eyed gunhawks, nameless men with sudden death in their holsters. And they too, belonged to one man. MELBOURNE.
On the range the Texans gathered, a handful of men, outnumbered, their homes and lives threatened by a ruthless land-grabber. Stubborn men, hard men, waiting for Melbourne's army to trample them.