She's grown up wild and free among the Texas Rangers and Harvey Girls of the untamed West. Now True McCormick was a famous published author, writing Wild West adventures under the name "Granite Westwind." But trouble had a way of riding double in True's life - - her publisher wanted to send Granite Westwind on tour! She had two choices. She could 'fess up to her true identity - - or hire someone to play the part of the lightening-fast gunslinger. . . .
She found her man in a Galveston jailhouse. Seth Atherton was a hardware store clerk with foolhardy dreams of gunsmoke and justice. But True was determined to turn this handsome young greenhorn into a larger-than-life hero. Filling the boots of a legend wasn't easy. Especially when the bullets began to fly - - and True began to fall in love with the hero she created . . . .