LEE MARTIN. Shadow on the Mesa

LEE MARTIN. Shadow on the Mesa. Five Star Publishing. 196 pages; hardcover $25.95; Gale.Cengage.com/FiveStar

When hired gun Wes Montana’s Arapaho mother is murdered, Wes discovers his white father Ray Eastman, who had abandoned them before Wes was born, is still alive, wealthy, and may have ordered her death. Swearing vengeance on his own father, Wes finds himself in the middle of a range war fueled by Eastman’s unfaithful wife. He discovers his half brother, along with Rosalie, an orphaned Irish beauty, as the war explodes on the mesa.