Bought With A Gun Author:Luke Short FRAMED FOR HANGING — Sam Teacher was born a gunslinger, with a lightning draw and a healthy aversion to lynchings. Especially his own. Sam was a killer, all right - but he wasn't a murderer. — There was a difference. — The trouble in Trabajo was no one wanted to see the difference. All they wanted to see was a noose, good and tight, around Sam's ne... more »ck.
FROM INSIDE THE FRONT COVER:
"WHY DON'T YOU CONFESS, MAKE IT EASIER FOR BOTH OF US?"
"The murder of Steve Drury," the sheriff said. "Maybe you've heard he's the son of the biggest man in the territory."
"And how did I do it?"
"Gun. Yours. Got your initials on it. You fought, he licked you and tied you up, but you broke loose and got the gun and shot him."
The sheriff looked at the welt on Sam's face, then at his raw, rope-marked wrists.
"Figure it out, Sam. I already have."
Sam had, too. And it always came out the same way - a quick trial followed by a quicker rope.« less