Jack Barley's problems are many: the bank is about to foreclose on his farm and the local community treat his family as pariahs. However, the threat that arrives in the shape of the notorious outlaw Bannion brothers brings the biggest problem yet. The Bannions are on their way to rob the local bank, but tracked by a deadly U.S. marshal they hit upon a scheme to avoid danger to themselves. They will get Jack to rob the bank in return for his wife and son's safety. Jack goes through with their demands, but with the marshal getting suspicious and the money gone missing can he save his family?
Used availability for Ben Coady's Ponderfoot's Dollars
March 2006 : UK Hardback
February 2007 : UK Paperback