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Rio Pecos Compound: Chapter 11.

07 Jan
Cover for Rio Pecos Compound, Book Six of The Clint Mason Series by William F. Martin.

Rio Pecos Compound

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Chapter 11.

A month of hard work at the ranch took Clint’s mind off the title hearing pending in Santa Fe. Joe Black, the blacksmith, had become a welcome member of the community. Almost the entire Kansas settler group had pitched in to build Joe a set of quarters next to the big ranch barn that was serving as a blacksmith shop and repair place. When Clint introduced himself as Cliff Martinez, there was a small smile on Joe’s face, but not a single question. Clint could tell that Joe recognized him as the Mexican hide-trader, but not a word was said. It was a secret between them. They both benefited from this arrangement, so why dig any deeper?

Clint could not put off the trip to Santa Fe any longer. He must find out if Johnson and Atkinson were going to carry through on the challenge to his ownership of Rio Pecos. Arriving at his old house in Santa Fe with three horses was a bit showy, but he might need the extra mounts if things went sour. Read the rest of this entry »

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