Justa Williams doesn't look for trouble..it's usually just there when he wakes up in the morning. This time it started with the telegram saying squatters were camped on the Half-Moon ranch, near the Mexican border. Then Justa's brother, Norris, who'd gone to investigate, took the law into his own fists-and landed in a Monterrey jail for punching a Mexican police captain. Justa figured on buying his brother's freedom-because in Mexico, only money talks. But Norris is still behind bars, and Justa's running out of money-and time. And when a man's got nothing to lose, that's when he goes for broke ...
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