Sheriff Merrill Vinson is looking forward to a new life in Dry Cross, Texas. But from the moment he arrives, he knows something isn’t right. The townspeople are nervous. Edgy. And no one will look him in the eye. Except for Cherry Jones.Cherry is the sassy saloon owner who keeps the town laughing. And Merrill is smitten. But Cherry’s got secrets she’ll go to her grave protecting. And if Booth Nolan gets his way, that’s just what will happen.Booth and his gang are wanted across the state of Texas for murder, theft, and assault. And he’s been hiding out in Dry Cross for the last year. The town is too scared to stop him, even if means handing him their money and their women.But Merrill’s ready to clean things up. He’s got a gun, his horse, and his honor to take into battle with him. When Cherry becomes the pawn in Booth’s evil game, it’s up to Merrill to save her. If only it were that easy.Can Merrill rid the town of Booth and protect the people he loves, or is this one round justice can’t win?