Books: Heroes Ride On Forever

THE MAVERICK QUEEN (246 pp.)—Zane Grey—Harper ($2.50).

"Gun" Haskel, killer for hire, was a mighty surprised man. He had been paid to ride up to South Pass, Wyo. and plug a troublesome cowboy named Lincoln Bradway. But when the two men drew and fired, Gunman Haskel "uttered a loud yell of pain and dismay . . . Clapping his hands to his big paunch he sank to his knees, swayed and slowly collapsed a few yards from the sidewalk."

Firmly fixed among the few comfortable absolutes of the 20th Century are such situations, all grown from the plots and protagonists of Zane Grey's...

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