The Trail to Rebellion: (Plainsman Western Series Book 6) by B.N. Rundell
Best selling author B.N. Rundell continues the compelling saga of reluctant lawman Reuben Grundy in Book 6 of the Plainsman Western Series.
With the Civil War raging across the land, Reuben thought Colorado Territory was far enough away from the fighting. His time of peace would be short-lived as he was called to South Park to quell southern sympathisers' recruiting efforts. After leaving their peaceful cabin in the mountains, and being confronted by a suspicious band of partisans, he was forced to do what he could to deal a measure of justice to a band of Confederate Guerrillas—the notorious Reynolds gang—terrorizing the territory.
A complacent sheriff, an absentee militia, and terrified residents made reluctant marshal Reuben’s task all the more difficult. Add in some angry miners and businessmen that chose vigilante justice, and the situation rapidly devolved into pandemonium.
Reuben’s moral character wouldn’t allow him to stand by as others were shot down and robbed by uniformed military men, no matter which side of the war they were on. Familiar country beckoned, but so did time alone with his new wife… It was time to make the right decisions, but would he be able to?