Gold had lured many a fool on a dead end chase, and the prospectors who were seeking to stake a claim on the Golden Girl were no different. Legend placed the gold at the bottom of Hell's Canyon--a no man's-land surrounded by mile-high basalt cliffs.
"America's richest legends come from the frontier--from the land where the events of a single moment might erase the lines between law and lawlessness, between safety and mortal danger, between heroes and villains. The carefully selected stories in this collection are vibrant proof that the great American West is still a fertile ground for storytellers."--Container.