Jake Bannister, ex-deputy sheriff, and his brother Ward, run the Diamond B cattle ranch in Colorado. When Ward goes missing and tries to buy quarter horses from the Circle Dot horse ranch in New Mexico Territory, Jake sets out to solve the mystery of his brother's disappearance.He finds Ward's body buried in the ground between Delano, in the Texas Panhandle, and the Circle Dot. He establishes who exactly had murdered Jake.Now, accompanied by Marian Redford, whose father had also been slain by ranch criminals, Jake set out to bring the gang to justice. Can they possibly succeed in this most daunting task? Lead will surely fly!
Used availability for Alan Irwin's Showdown at Bonawa
June 2009 : UK Hardback
March 2011 : UK Paperback