Seattle-born author who worked as a cowhand in California, attended Berkeley, joined then deserted the Canadian Army, and finally settled down to writing full-time. He was incredibly prolific and wrote numerous books under his birth name (Frederick Faust) and a variety of pseudonyms. Today he is best known for his work published as Max Brand. „Red Devil Of The Range” is one of his Western fiction. When young Ever Winton loses the two most important things in his life, his Uncle Clay and Red Pacer – the wildest, most untamable horse in the West – he must ride with the notorious Timberline outside the law, doing whatever it takes to get his horse and his uncle back.