A deathbed request from an old friend & neighboring rancher sends Lucas to a neighboring town to bring back the man's new wife of two weeks that he barely knows.
After one of the biggest names in fashion is poisoned after embarrassing her husband on TV, the husband is considered the prime suspect.
Larry Benton is a hard luck guy. He gets in an argument in a poker game and Mike Granger is shot with his own gun. Then his "friends" inform him that Granger is dead. Unknown to Larry, the entire scenario is a scam to shake him down for money. Larry forges his brother's check for $5,000.00 but ring leader Johnny Clay tries to bleed him for an additional twenty grand. Johnny's greed proves to be his undoing as he ends up dead himself. Steve Benton tries to cover up Larry's involvement and ends up being charged with Clay's murder. Perry then tries to track down Mike Granger, the man Larry supposedly killed, in order to get to the bottom ot things.moreless
Martin Selkirk is a major league cad who wants Claire Allison in the worst way even though she's dating Dirk Benedict. Selkirk has Dirk's jaw broken and begins sending Claire threatening mail. Then Selkirk is murdered in his beach house and Claire is arrested for the crime. Perry takes the case and finds that the evidence points in the direction of Selkirk's five-year-old son. Or does it?moreless
After a long, hard winter of trapping, a friend of Bart's is murdered. Maverick pokes his nose into the case and quickly ends up facing the business end of the killer's .45.