A Whicher Series short story.
Wild fire smolders in the drought-hit plains of Texas - Juanita Jones has skipped bail, missed a court appearance. Before she can turn herself in, she’s mixed up in a full-blown murder.
US Marshal John Whicher has his own reasons for finding her - and proving her innocence. But where there's smoke, is there always fire? Can anything stand in the path of a wildburn?
The Whicher series can be enjoyed in any order.