Author: Rex Burns
Published: May 7, 1986 by Viking
Series Name: Gabe Wager
Category: Police Procedural
Main Character: Gabriel Wager
Using his vacation to help an old friend locate his two grown-up sons, Detective Gabe Wager and his girlfriend, Jo Fabrizio, end up in the vastness of western Colorado. The trail leads them into the world of small-time rodeo as well as into the rough waters of a river rafting trip. The result is danger and death both from the river as well as from unknown assailants.