Richard Gale is a young man who wants to prove his father wrong. He decides to seek new chances in the border town Casita. However he suddenly finds himself in trouble by stepping in to help an old friend, George Thorne, who is striving to rescue his fiancée Mercedes from the local Mexican bandit Rojas. Will Gale manage to escape from the danger he finds himself in? Will he meet the real love during this rescue mission?
Zane Grey’s ”Desert Gold” is a Western novel from 1913 which successfully combines adventures and romance, dangers and courage.
Pearl Zane Grey was an American author born in 1872. He is best known with his adventure novels which idealize the American frontier and which largely created a new genre called western. The novel ”Riders of the Purple Sage”, published in 1912, earned Grey wide popularity. The book turned to the author’s all-time-best seller and also one of the most successful Western novels. Zane Grey wrote more than 80 books which later inspired many Western writers who followed in Zane Grey’s footsteps.