Peter Dawson is
the pen name of author Jonathan Hurff Glidden, an American author born in
Kewanee, Illinois. In his career as a Western author, he has published over a
dozen Western novels and over 120 shorter works for the magazine market. His
first novel, The Crimson Horseshow,
won the 1941 Dodd, Mead Prize for Best Western of the Year.
Bill Ash, an escaped convict returns to find his father murdered.