The Third Rider Author:Barry Cord Five years of hard times had left their mark on Mel Rawlins. He had left the Stirrup ranch a boy and come back a man, bitter, tough, gun-easy and law-shy. — But the Sturrup had changed more than he had. The desert wind seemed to have sucked all life from the prosperous ranch of his childhood. His father was murdered, his two brothers gone, and th... more »e lawman who had married Mel's sister carried a warrant for his arrest.
Like his brothers Mel headed south across the desert, to the sea. There, in the strange coast town of Manoas must lie the answer to the plunder of the Stirrup. The riders had come from there, burning barns killing and slaughtering the cattle they did not steal in a sensless orgy of violence.
Now Mel road for vengeance - he meant to find the vicious El Patrone...« less