Tim McGuire. The Law of the Barbary Coast (2006) 213 pp. [pbo]
Publisher’s description: “Clay Cole came to San Francisco looking for one thing—a certain beautiful red-haired singer. But the man known as the Rainmaker found something else altogether—trouble. He hasn’t been in the city for more than a few hours when he’s tossed in a cell, then taken without explanation to meet some powerful strangers with an unexpected proposition. They’re looking for men who are good with a gun, men who can handle danger, and Clay clearly fits the bill. A battle is brewing over mining rights outside the city, and things are going to get rough pretty fast. It’s a powder keg ready to blow …”
Setting: San Francisco