Synopsis ~ Cactus Rose
Diablo Rock, Arizona Territory
Rosie Saladay drove her rickety buckboard wagon into town like a woman gone mad. Tawny dust billowed in furious clouds as she reined in front of Diablo Rock’s finest saloon, a crumbling adobe structure with a leaning porch shaded by a thatch of mesquite branches.
“She’s gone plumb crazy, I say. She knows there ain’t a man in town that’ll have her. Excepting maybe Milt there. He been a widower long enough he’d take on any kind of female what ate cactus three times a day.”
Sometimes it felt like she had been dying since the very day she arrived in Arizona Territory.
“You seem awfully dedicated to your shack and cactus farm.”
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