Book: Silver Creek by A.H. Holtcategories: Book, Clean Western, Cowboys, Mountains, Railroads, Ranch, Horse, Gun, Water, River, Western
A.H. Holtabout this book: John Garrett left home when his father threatened to horsewhip him. He had no intention of ever going back. But he received information that his father was accused of two murders. He couldn't let that pass. He knew his father wanted more water for his ranch, but he also knew he would not resort to murder to get what he wanted.
He left El Paso immediately, traveling across the White Mountains, on his way home to clear his father's name.He stopped for supplies in a remote town and ended up in a gunfight. Chased by a posse with a crooked sheriff John is wounded and finally passes out and falls out of the saddle. He awakens when a boy finds him, brings him water and cares for his wound. He is almost angry when he discovers she is a girl.
With Andy's help and in partnership with a sheriff's deputy he finally discovers the crooks and their reasons for murder. Then he discovers his father's body.
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