Gusher City, Texas: Two terrorists had seized hostages, demanding an aircraft to take them to Cuba. Then ‘Crazy Doc’ Christopher escaped from the penitentiary. And when Walter Haddon strolled into Gusher City, all four men found they were up against men like Sheriff Jack Tragg, Deputy Sheriffs Brad Counter and Thomas Cord and the rest of the lawmen of Rockabye County.
Brad Counter knew plenty about the theory of modern law enforcement. But before he had held his badge for thirty-six hours, he found himself up against a pair of professional killers who never hesitated to use their guns. Under those conditions experience counted, and theory was of little use. Because in a real gunfight, there was only one second prize awarded … death!