After four years of war, Ryan O'Bannion was tired of killing. He was good at it but that is something he is not proud of. It's time to return to the life that he thought was too slow and dull for him...ranching. His parents and brother were murdered and it seems someone else is claiming the ranch.
She is beautiful and her children are captivating but drastic situations require drastic action. His parents murderers, a corrupt government official and he himself are all trying to get 'The Big O', but her rifle speaks louder than words.
He's had a enough killing to last a lifetime but if the authorities won't act he will have to seek justice himself and he is a man capable of doing it. His first act will be to keep the ranch from financial ruin and this requires an action never before done...a herd must be driven from Texas to Abilene, Kansas a thousand miles through an unknown and dangerous trail.
Ride the thrilling trail with Ryan as he balances right with justice and comes up with a smoking gun.