High Lonesome (A Lassiter Western)
Lassiter rode into a mess for $250. He was to kill a man that had killed his employer's brother. He had been in town for four hours, been braced by the Sheriff, offered a job by the Rebel, and when he tried to ride out of town, had to kill the Sheriff and his deputy.Now he's the Sheriff and charged, for a piece of the action, with getting rid of the Yankee and his pet gunman. First in the series.