Several years ago Marshal Ragan's wife was murdered, and he never caught the killer. Now he has--a man named Johnny Fox, who admits to Ragan that he was paid to kill her. Ragan is torn between his desire for vengeance for his wife's murder and his wanting to know who paid to have her killed and why.- Written by firstname.lastname@example.org
Ragan tries to unravel the mystery of his wife's murder when someone with answers is hanged. The trail eventually leads to the publisher of the most powerful newspaper in the territory, who is now married to a former girlfriend of Ragan's.