Burt Arthur (1899-1975) aka Herbert Arthur Shappiro first novel, The Black Rider, and the sequel The Valley of Death, were published in 1941. He wrote over sixty more books under various names, including Herbert Shappiro, Herbert Arthur, Arthur Herbert and Wayne Sotona, and became one of President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s favorite authors. He is perhaps best known for his novel The Texan, which was filmed three times and became a 1958 television series starring Rory Calhoun. He also collaborated for many years with his son, Budd, and episodes of Cheyenne, The Lawman, and The Oregon Trail were based on some of their stories.
All four books in Burt Arthur's legendary "Mustang Marshall" series of hard-charging westerns.
Mustang Marshall finally returns home...but he isn't welcome. And a knife-wielding killer is waiting to gut him from head to toe. This was the fourth book in his Mustang Marshall series