Trail town Author:Ernest Haycox For the men who rode up the trail with Texas cattle, River Bend was the place where they could slake a thousand-mile thirst for whisky, games and women. — For Dan Mitchel, who wore the marshal's star, the town was a place of dark alleys and lightless windows. He knew the gamblers and the saloon men. He knew the the merchants and the solid citiz... more »ens. And he knew the violence inside each of them.
The marshal walked a tightrope. Singly they couldn't hurt him but if they ever joined together....« less