Gabriel Hansen (Post-Civil War Western Justice) by William Black
Civil War veteran and cowboy Gabriel Hansen is called to serve as a deputy in order to stop Rube Bauer, an evil and unstable man who has a sinister plan to become wealthy.
Bauer’s plan involves murder and illegal land sales in Arizona Territory. He wants to swoop up lands in small towns Newton and nearby Grove. But the town of Newton is an all-black settlement, which no longer trusts white authorities especially in the aftermath of the killing of a black family. The lynching has concerned officials from Tucson to Washington.
Helping the investigation is famed black lawman Baker Reed.
Both Gabriel and Baker will need all of their wits and courage to fend off Bauer and his gang. In the midst of all the dangers, Gabriel becomes enchanted by the lovely Flo Pierce.
Another classic western with respectful romance and women as strong frontier folk from author William Black.
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