A sequel to the classic western, by a Spur Award-winning author who "is unparalleled in evoking the gritty reality of the Old West" (The Shootist). Winner of the 2017 Spur Award for Best Paperback WesternRed River is one of the greatest westerns ever told, a classic movie starring John Wayne and Montgomery Clift. Now, one of today's great talents in frontier historical fiction brings the story to a new generation. Matthew Garth was orphaned in a savage wagon train ambush and adopted by Thomas Dunson. Twenty years later, Garth has two strapping sons of his own-and is undertaking a desperate cattle drive from Texas to Dodge City, the new queen of frontier cattle towns. While the deadly dangers of storms and rustlers gather around them, an act of passion and violence from within the drive-and from within his own family-leaves Garth fighting for his life, close to where his father was buried by the Red River. When he gets back up, he must finish the drive-and fight his worst enemies, and even his blood kin, in this action-packed novel by Johnny D. Boggs, "among the best Western writers at work today" (Booklist).
by Johnny D. Boggs
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