Purgatory, Arizona where even the paint on buildings appears in need of deliverance. In the aftermath of a power struggle that massacred the Towns lawmen- the people of Purgatory were mired in hopes shallow end. Could the Purgatory bound strangerMorePurgatory, Arizona where even the paint on buildings appears in need of deliverance. In the aftermath of a power struggle that massacred the Towns lawmen- the people of Purgatory were mired in hopes shallow end. Could the Purgatory bound stranger reunite with a former Yuma Penitentiary cellmate, find redemption and make things better for the town?In 1879 the scars of the civil war were still all around and the Arizona Territory was in the grasp of two centuries of constant transitions.
From a succession of Native American fiefdoms, Arizona became a province of New Spain. Then it was a piece of Mexico that is broken off as spoils by the victor of the Mexican-American war. The Confederate States carve a chunk out of that and then the entire enchilada is put back together and proclaimed American Territory.Now the people want statehood or perhaps they dont.The towns nosey Philadelphia expatriate newsman and a former Buffalo Soldier Sergeant Major, who has a secret burned on his soul from his civil war service, are just two of the mortal men finding help from other ordinary people who were able to do extraordinary things.There are outlaw armies and an outrageously evil band of ideologues in the way of law and order fighting to create their own baronies.There is a tendency for chaos to prevail but somehow things twist and turn their way along through the middle of it.Is the one legged, former Captain really the lover of that pretty blonde girl from the dance hall?How the heck did those Three Wise Men they call The Magi get involved with a former Union aeronaught hopeful and a later day Robert Fulton?Will the beautiful young widow find love?Where the heck is the Cavalry?The answers should thrill and surprise you with every turn to the next page of REDEMPTION AT PURGATORY.