Can a state hospital mental patient who thinks he is the cowboy hero Roy Rogers resolve a decades-old murder in the town of
Set in 1954, this book follows Roy and his friends as they move through the buildings and grounds of the
In the process, Roy Rogers himself is changed. He understands the strength and moral stature of his own heroes, the actual Roy Rogers and Dale Evans. He overcomes the terror of his past, chooses to forgo violence, and decides to work within the law.