Johnny McCabe brings his new bride to Montana, but finds things are not as he had left them. A gold rush is threatening to change the lives of everyone. Meanwhile, in Mexico, Dusty McCabe and the men riding with him discover Sam Middleton has been confined to a covert facility for political prisoners and enemies of the state. A place where prisoners go in, but never leave alive. Can Dusty and the men with him break Sam out without getting themselves killed in the process?
The Long Trail is the first book in the best-selling series about the McCabes, a family building a ranch in the rugged wilderness of post-Civil War Montana, and of a young man seeking his family and his destiny.