All'annuncio che la base militare aerea a San Dannato riaprirà, gli abitanti del vicino paese gioiscono, soffregandosi le mani. E' una promessa di prosperità per tutti, ben lungi... More > dall'immaginare l'inferno che li aspetta.
E quando le tenebre scendono i paesani non sono più in grado di salvare se stessi, ci penserà... Qualcun Altro. Questa è una semplice storia di Fede e Redenzione.
Versione inglese disponibile su questo sito sotto il titolo di "The Rose Grower".< Less
From high-flying executive of one of London's biggest advertising agencies to drunken shelf-stocker in less than the time it takes to dream…
The 35 year-old Sebastian Smith had just about... More > everything. A brilliant career, lots of City friends and he was engaged to Anne, a Kensington antiques dealer.
Now he has nothing but his past, which holds a terrible secret...< Less
The over-zealous mayor of Rapid City, Alexander Griffith, accidentally kills the wife of the town’s sherrif, Aaron Dooley, in an attempt to stop a petty thief.
After corrupting witnesses,... More > Griffith is cleared of manslaughter charges but the whole town is outraged.
After the killing of the two bribed testifiers and an attempt on his own life, Griffith flees, never to be seen again at Rapid City. But Sherrif Dooley knows that sooner or later he’s “got to go find that man”.
In the meantime he has another problem. In a nearby extinct volcano, once the site of a prosperous sulphur mining operation, tens of bodies of Mexican workers are found in hidden mass graves. Dooley investigates. Only trouble is, that sulphur operation was owned and run by three of the biggest guns in South Dakota; Matthew King, rancher, Paul Fontal, State Governor, and Jeremiah Johnson, entrepreneur with several on-going activities throughout SD, everything from construction to banking and, it is whispered, prostitution.< Less
After fifteen years in gaol, Frank Dover goes looking for hidden gold ingots. Instead he finds water and trouble; lots of both.
At the age of eighteen Frank was involved in the hold-up of a mule... More > train bringing smelted gold down from the Cedar Creek mines. A tip-off meant that before the robbery was completed the gang was arrested with the exception of Frank who was hiding in the trees minding the horses of the others.
Three gold bars had already been loaded into the saddlebags and Frank takes them home and hides them. Three days later he too is arrested and, like the other members of the gang, is sentenced to fiteen years in the La Junta penitentiary.
Now he is free, and payback time for all those years spent behind bars has arrived...< Less