A cult leader embarks on a murderous mission in the latest thrilling installment of Ralph Compton's Gunfighter series.
A Native American woman has been kidnapped, and officer Edwin Folsom of the Indian Police Department is on a mission to find her. Despite the fact that he works for the US government, he is descended from a long line of proud native warriors, and he vows that the kidnapper will pay a high price.
Witnesses claim that the victim was abducted by a group of white men who were enslaved by a holy man, but John Deacon is far from holy. He has led The Cult of Penitence to this Oklahoma valley in order to exact vengeance on the man who left him with a scar on his face. He concocts a deranged new plan after learning that Ash Sinclair is dead: one that necessitates the blood of Sinclair's young grandson, Connor.
Folsom has only Sinclair's family to help him stop Deacon before his insane ritual is completed, with local law enforcement arrayed against him...... Read More