The Man from Tucson by Mason Macrae, a pseudonym for the late James L. Rubel, is his standalone western historical action adventure novel, free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Endeavour Press’ Pioneering imprint.
This was originally published in 1956 by Collins. The story contains mystery and f/m romance elements, and stars a man returning after a long absence to help the friend who married the love of his life, arriving in the midst of a town gone wrong as white men masquerading as Apache braves are breaking the peace for sinister reasons, which he must uncover even as renewed proximity to his old flame distracts him.
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A mystery unfolds…
For ten years there has been peace between the white men and the Apache.
Ten years since Sam Mattern was best man at Tom Meadows’ wedding to Nadine, the love of Sam’s life.
Now there are reports that Apache braves have left the reservation and causing chaos throughout the West.
At the same time, a long delayed letter arrives in Tucson for Sam.
Tom is in trouble and in desperate need of his old friend’s help.
Eager to repay the debt he owes Tom for once saving his life, Sam immediately sets out for the town of Salada.
But no sooner does Sam arrive than he learns sinister forces are at work.
White men dressed as Indians are attacking women all over town and Tom has been left paralysed from a vicious attempt at his own life.
To make matters worse, Sam quickly discovers that his feelings for Nadine have not diminished over time, if anything they’ve grown stronger.
Can he help save the town or will his reignited feelings for Nadine ruin everything?
With enemies all around, will The Man from Tucson make it out alive?