The Grave of Marcus Pauly by Wayne D. Dundee
Approx. 11,380 words.
Published on August 1, 2011 by
Western Trail Blazer.
Annabelle Heath travels west on a mission to fulfill her mother's dying wish. She needs the help of a man once in prison for bank robbery. Ford Ramsey needs his job at the stable and has no time to take off on a foolish errand. But something about this woman makes him rethink his first inclination. They ride in search of an old grave, but find more than they expected.