Slocum had survived hostile Indians, cattle • rustlers, and hired guns -- it was the gentry who just might get him killed. Josh Beaumont was a high-living dandy with low-flung morals and a foolproof plan for robbery. Now Slocum
isn't sure who got proved more of a fool: Beaumont's dead, and Slocum's being tracked by the San Francisco law, Chinese hatchet men, and a murderous shanghai gang.
But what really riles Slocum is that his loot is in the pretty hands of a high-society painted lady in Monterey. And he's bound and determined to get it -- even if it costs his hide!