Fort Hatred Hardback
by Corba Sunman
Part of the A Black Horse Western series
A puff of gun smoke erupted from the broken window and Moran fired at it without seeming to aim.
A bullet whined past his head and he fired two more shots through the window while moving for cover at the right-hand side of the shack.
A man emerged at a run from the ramshackle building, triggering a stream of lead at Moran, who dropped to one knee, his gun replying with deadly accuracy. The man fell face-down in the dust and did not move again.
Moran got up and ran to the front window. He saw movement there and tossed a slug into it. A man pitched to the floor inside the shack. Moran reached the window, gasping, breath searing his throat, shoulders heaving.
Sweat was running down his face. 'Hold your fire, Soldier-boy,' Shorten yelled from inside. 'My two men are down and done for. They started shooting against my orders. I ain't fool enough to tangle with the Army while I'm working for them.' 'Come out of the shack with your hands up,' Moran rasped....
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 160 pages
- Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 18/12/2017
- Category: Westerns
- ISBN: 9780719825125