The Demise of the Wilkes Gang – Robert Reade

This is the back story of James Wilkes Jr. one of the most pivotal characters in the three book series, “The Six Samurai of the West.”

Infamous killers, cheats, and raiders, the Wilkes gang was renowned for trouble. Lawmen trembled and savvy outlaws always avoided their territory.

James Wilkes, the faux father to his orphaned outlaw brothers and leader of their famous gang, had lived a life of lechery. Feeling the pressure of time imposing an internal change upon him, he looked for something different.

What happens when a bad man tries to change his ways? Will his nefarious outlaw brothers follow his instincts or resist?