The Colorado Cross

By William Howard

The setting for this novel, The Colorado Cross, is in Boulder, Colorado near the University of Colorado and “The Hill”. The time is 1968 at the height of the prohibition era.

A Southside gang leader struggles to keep control of a large marijuana operation selling pot near the campus.He meets a hippie girl and they form a relationship which turns out to be turbulent.

When she finds out he has to kill a fellow gang member who has gone awry she abandons her lover and becomes a Christian. How can they possibly reconcile their relationship as lovers?