When Brad Morrison stops by the Yellow Nugget saloon, he seems like just another prospector looking for gold.
But for a simple man, Brad sure finds a lot trouble for himself.
Getting on the bad side of Black Joe, who all but runs the town, is a mistake.
Getting on the good side of Joe’s beautiful fiancée, Betty Tarrant, is even worse.
Then there’s the mysterious Aztec girl, Nariza, who seems a little too friendly for such a dangerous town.
All of a sudden, Brad’s got half the town after him.
Still, Brad Morrison’s got a few tricks of his own up his sleeve – and plenty more secrets besides.
When he boards with a fellow prospector, a man known only as Old Timer, Brad confides in him his cunning plan.
He’s not just panning for gold – he’s looking for a mine.
Mysterious packages filled with gold have been coming out of Thunder Valley for years, but nobody seems to know anything about it.
Will Brad find the source of the gold, or will Black Joe and his men get there first?
Praise for John Russell Fearn
‘A classic story of adventure and courage in the Old West.’ – Tom Kasey, best-selling author of Trade Off.
John Russell Fearn (1908-1960) is well remembered for almost single-handedly driving the post-World War II boom in British publishing with a flood of science fiction, detective stories, and westerns. His writing appeared under various pseudonyms and has been translated into many languages around the world.
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