About the author
Robb white was born in Philippine islands, where his father was a missionary. After resigning his commission in the Navy, Mr White began the adventurous wanderings which have taken him around the world. He has written many short stories and twenty-two books, including The Survivor, Silent Ship, Silent Sea, Up Periscope, and Our Virgin Island. He was the winner of an Edgar award from the mystery writers of America.
The main characters of this book is Ben and Madec. Ben is hired by Madec that he could be his companion for a quiet hunting trip.Ben was hired because he needed money for another semester for college.
Madec is a person you don't want to mess with when he is carrying a gun. He is a very cold man meaning like he only likes stuff that involves with hunting. He's a hunter that hunts bighorn sheep in the mountains.
The plot is featured by a skilled and successful, lawyer named Madec. He hires a young man named Ben, he is earning money for a next semester for college. Ben is also hired to this job to show Madec where the bighorn sheep are up in the mountains. But after and accidentally shooting a prosecutor, Ben refuses and tries to keep it a secret. Ben also wants to admit his mistake. As much as Madec is important to sit in jail, he tries to eliminate witnesses in crime.