Blood of the Scalphunter by John Legg
Approx. 69,660 words.
Published on May 28, 2012 by
Western Trail Blazer.
Lije Paterson, mountain man, finds a young man after Indians killed the trappers who hired him. Taking on McKagan, Lije begins teaching him the ways of the mountains and of trapping. Then McKagan takes to enjoying the killing of Indians and taking scalps, much to Paterson’s disgust. Paterson sends him packing, but it comes back to haunt him, bringing trouble and death - friend against friend.