Email this sample to a friend


Written by Olin Thompson


This ebook is licensed for your personal enjoyment only. This ebook may not be re-sold or given away to other people. If you would like to share this book with another person, please purchase an additional copy for each recipient. If you’re reading this book and did not purchase it, or it was not purchased for your use only, then please return to and purchase your own copy. Thank you for respecting the hard work of this author.

Copyright © 2008 by Olin Thompson

This eBook was produced in the United States of America. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means electronic, mechanical, photocopied, recording, or otherwise without the prior written permission of the copyright owner.

ISBN: 978-0-945949-56-5

Published by:

339 Eighth Ave., Studio 1
San Diego, CA 92103
Website: http://www.bookwarren.com1

Chapter 1

Gil heard the horses ride up; it wasn’t unusual after a day off for the men of the ranch to arrive late. He tugged up the two blan­kets, noted the blare of orange from the pot bellied stove, grabbed his pillow a little tighter, and rolled over to go back to sleep.

The men would, he knew, stomp in and make all sorts of rack­et as the last drunk before the round-up caught up with them. Their normally sedentary nights were spent sewing rips, darning socks, and mending tack. This night, however, they would return from a riot of town treeing. Tomorrow they would pay for all the liquor, the second time, and not with money.

Previous Page Next Page Page 1 of 193