Richard Gale is a young man who wants to prove his father wrong. He decides to seek new chances in the border town Casita. However he suddenly finds himself in trouble by stepping in to help an old friend, George Thorne, who is striving to rescue his fiancée Mercedes from the local Mexican bandit Rojas. Will Gale manage to escape from the danger he finds himself in? Will he meet the real love during this rescue mission?
Zane Grey's "Desert Gold" is a Western novel from 1913 which successfully combines adventures and romance, dangers and courage.