A NOVEL by Alistair MacLean
PUBLICATION Book Club Associates
Jacketed Hard Cover ISBN 0385041209 [£10]
A group of people traveling by train through the Rocky Mountains in the 1870's, are plunged into a nightmare of terror during a vicious snowstorm.
THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS, WINTER 1873...
One of the most desolate stretches of railroad in the West. Travelling along it is a crowded troop train, bound for the cholera-stricken garrison at Fort Humboldt. On board are the Governor of Nevada, the daughter of the fort's commander and a US marshal escorting a notorious outlaw. Between them and safety are the hostile Paiute Indians - and a man who will stop at nothing, even murder...