The Gamblers : They towered over the frontier: men like Hickok, Custer, Cody, and Earp. From Tombstone to Abilene, on a sprawling, rugged frontier, they forged a life by their cunning and courage. And between these gambling men--some who lost and some who won--was a woman who carved out a legend of her own. A beautiful farm girl from Indiana, Mattie Silks traded innocence for the West's wildest men. But then her trail of love and money took her to the boomtown of Denver and a man named Cort Thomson--where she could play for the highest stakes of all...