"Beau" Rand – Amos Seddon has been angry at Beaudry Rand for a long time, and he has passed that hatred on his daughter Eleanor, but when she meets the fellow of the certain name, he turns out to be quite the opposite of what she has been told. "Drag" Harlan is a tough vigilante cowboy with a bad reputation. While riding through the desert, among the rocks he finds a dying man named Morgan who tells him the story of hidden gold on his ranch, because of which he was shot by a gang of outlaws. Morgan makes Harlan promise to protect his daughter Square Deal Sanderson is an old time cowboy, a man of honor and a rough son of the West. Incidentally he stumbles upon two villains robbing and murdering a young cowboy. From the letters he carried, Sanderson learns that murdered man's sister is left alone at the distant Double A ranch and he steers his horse that way. Charles Alden Seltzer (1875-1942) was a prolific American author of western novels. He wrote his westerns from the experience of living on his uncle's ranch in New Mexico. Seltzer's best works include The Two-Gun Man, The Boss of the Lazy Y, Drag Harlan and West. Many of his novels were turned into Hollywood movies.
Acerca de Baroness Orczy
Baroness Orczy (1865–1947) was a Hungarian-born British author, best known for her Scarlet Pimpernel novels. Her Teahouse Detective, who features in Unravelled Knots, was one of the first fictional sleuths created in response to the Sherlock Holmes stories' huge success. Initially serialised in magazines, the stories in this collection were first published in book form in 1908 and have since been adapted for radio, television and film. Two other collections of Teahouse Detective mysteries are available from Pushkin Vertigo.