Bill D. Hallsted writes from a rich background that includes life as a cowboy and horseman before moving on to work in mining, carpentry, construction, law enforcement, and restaurant management. He entered the ministry after he and his wife’s second of five children was born. After forty years of ministry, he is now able to devote more time to his passion of writing. He has written and published 42 Western novels and several non-fiction works. this is his third, and most exciting, contemporary novel.