Pinkertons never sleep, at least that’s the motto. Daniel Marlboro returns to the Chicago Headquarters of the Pinkerton Detective Agency only to find that his jealous boss is incensed at his performance on his latest deployment.
As punishment, Daniel is saddled with a greenhorn at his side—and a remote job in the rough and tumble mining town of Lodestone, Colorado.
When he arrives, he finds that the job he’s been set to is nothing like what he was told to expect. But a Pinkerton is only as good as his last job, so Daniel’s got to pull out all the stops to make this one right.
This novelette is just over 15,000 words, so you can read it in one sitting!