Cimarron Rose - AUDIOBOOK - CD Author:James Lee Burke James Lee Burke, best-selling author of the Louisiana-based Dave Robicheaux crime fiction series, now begins a new series with a new landscape. In Cimarron Rose, Burke brings his talent for lyrical writing and hard-edged suspense to the American West. Billy Bob Holland is a lawyer for the people of sunbaked Deaf Smith, in southern Texas. Althoug... more »h occasionally he is haunted by memories of a violent past, his life is sereneuntil a local guitarist, Lucas Smothers, lands in jail for raping and murdering a young woman. As Billy Bob gathers information to defend him, the evidence soon points to the son of a wealthy local businessman. In the ensuing battle, money is pitted against the law. But a deeper struggle also arises, for Lucas is Billy Bobs illegitimate son. Through Tom Stechschultes compelling narration, youll climb into Billy Bobs Avalon and thread through the neon-lit streets and crowded bars near the Mexican border. James Lee Burkes vivid characters are aswirl in a world that will linger deep in your mind, like a crimson sunset in the western sky.« less
This is about Texas attorney, Billy Bob Holland finally acknowledging that Lucas Smothers is his son. He helps Lucas attempt to prove that he did not murder a young woman with whom he had a relationship.
If you've enjoyed other Billy Bob Holland stories, this one gives more insight into his character as well as his weaknesses.