Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Robert B. Parker

Narrated By: Titus Welliver

Publisher: Random House (Audio)

Date: June 2008

Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes


After the bloody confrontation in Appaloosa, Everett Hitch heads into the afternoon sun and ends up in Resolution, an Old West town so new the dust has yet to settle. It's the kind of town that doesn't have much in the way of commerce, except for a handful of saloons and some houses of ill repute. Hitch takes a job as lookout at Amos Wolfson's Blackfoot Saloon and quickly establishes his position as protector of the ladies who work the backrooms—as well as a man unafraid to stand up to the enforcer sent down from the O'Malley copper mine.

Though Hitch makes short work of hired gun Koy Wickman, tensions continue to mount, so that even the self-assured Hitch is relieved by the arrival in town of his friend Virgil Cole. When greedy mine owner Eamon O'Malley threatens the loose coalition of local ranchers and starts buying up Resolution's few businesses, Hitch and Cole find themselves in the middle of a makeshift war between O'Malley's men and the ranchers. In a place where law and order don't exist, Hitch and Cole must make their own, guided by their sense of duty, honor, and friendship.


  • Jean

    It is nice to listen to an old fashion western for a change. Easy to tell the good guys from the bad ones. This is a classic story of a bully who wants to own everything and tried to take advantage of ever one. Cole and Hitch are the good guys with the famous one word answer. You will enjoy this fast paced story which is good for a few days commute.