By William W. Johnstone, J. A. Johnstone
3 days prior to Christmas, Matt Jensen is touring the Denver and Pacific railway while an avalanche slams down onto the teach, trapping it in desolate Trout Creek cross. however it wasnt an act of nature that triggered the coincidence; it was once a gang of outlaws trying to rescue their chief, who's being taken to crimson Cliff to be hanged. As Smoke Jensen and Duff MacCallister frantically try and make their technique to the scene, Matt struggles to save lots of the survivors, between them a stunning younger lady with a dismal prior, a service provider seaman became rancher, and a senator along with his very sick younger daughter. ravenous lower than a sour, riding snow within the brutal, unforgiving Rocky Mountains, and surrounded via armed and determined outlaws, Matt nonetheless goals of creating it domestic for Christmas. yet until destiny lends a hand, no one will
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