A Ridge Parkman Western
The Civil War has ended at last, and Marshal Ridge Parkman is looking forward to visiting his family in Missouri. But no sooner has he settled in than fate drops a mission in front of him that he can hardly ignore. The next thing he knows, he's on a steamboat to track a father-son team who are fleeing with stolen money and who seem to enjoy leaving behind the corpses of murdered women wherever they go. It isn't until Parkman catches up to his prey in the city of Natchez that he realizes he faces a criminal enterprise that controls the more wicked and wide-open part of the city, known for decades as "Natchez Under the Hill."