At 30, Bill Naylor had spent half his life behind bars. Free again, and while looking for a new job, he saves a man from drowning. For Bill Naylor, there are all the others in the world, when it comes to being an outlaw, and there is Barry Christian. For Bill, Christian is the best, and the two wind up together, so Bill is all too ready to do the toughest thing that Christian has to throw his way. It involves killing Silvertip. It is Naylor’s chance to prove himself, and he know Christian’s plan can’t fail. Something that Christian’s plan did not take into account will determine Naylor’s fate. "Silvertip’s Trap" by Max Brand is the seventh novel in the “Silver Tip” series that came out in 1943.