"J. R. Monen s first book PAIN 'n' MEMORY is an adventurous roller coaster ride of western action and intrigue. After waking up from a vicious attack with no memory of who he is or the life he has led, James The Hammer Maal has to work to piece together the details of his life, along with trying to solve the mystery of who attacked him and why. With the help of his wife, Diane, their family, and some native friends, memories are triggered. However, as he begins to remember bits and pieces of his life, and gets closer to the truth of his attack, Jim and all of his loved ones start to come under fire, literally. When Jim s investigation leads him to the name Castle, his life, and the lives of everyone around him are never the same again.""