Merrano of the Dry Country / Law of the Desert Born (Louis L'Amour)
Merrano of the Dry Country / Law of the Desert Born - Louis L'Amour Author:Louis L'Amour Merrano of the Dry Country — When Miguel Merrano first came to Mirror Valley, the land was green and lush . . . and off limits to Mexicans. Ranchers such as Tom Drake and Joe Stangle tried to drive Merrano out, to fence him out; and whe he warned them that greed and overgrazing would ruin their land, they refused to listen. — Now Merrano's ... more »predictions have come true. Mirror Valley is so dry it's about to blow away. The cattle are hollow-ribbed and dying. And the ranchers are broke . . . flat broke. Only Merrano's ranch is still thriving. As the ranchers watch him pay for goods in gold and sell his cattle at a mighty profit, their hatred grows and festers . . . until they draw their guns in a desperate act that will pit daughter against father, friend against friend - an act that could tear the valley apart forever . . .
Law of the Desert Born
Shad Marone, the gunfighter who killed in self-defense, but who is forced to run because he killed the wrong man ? the sheriff's brother; Matt Sabre, as tough as the Texas trail he rides, on a mission of mercy to the wife of the man he gunned down; and Kim Sartain, a reckless young drifter who refuses to back down from a showdown with a vicious outlaw killer.« less