From debut novelist J. Spencer Bryant and acclaimed author/screenwriter Max Bain (Loser’s Serendipity) comes Guns of Cain, the ultimate western novel. Only a few years since the end of the Civil War, Diamond Phillips, a black man, travels to Pueblo, Colorado in search of his estranged father, who happens to be a white man. Once arriving in the booming western town, Diamond meets U.S.
Marshal Clay Clinton and the two join forces against a band of desperadoes who threaten the land of a prominent doctor—and the entire peace of the town.Unbeknownst to Diamond, his long-lost father is closer than he believed. Pitted against the evils of racism and hatred, Diamond proves his courage and strength as he battles with his past, present, and future. The conflict simmers to an explosive end as the two friends come face to face á lá Cain and Abel.Replete with six-guns, horses, saloons, and everything one could want in a western, Guns of Cain is filled with a cast of colorful characters and events that paint a true picture of life in the West after the Civil War.