A richly imagined and terrifically realized novel. It rings as true as the winter light across the southern desert. James crumleyCircling buzzards lead U. S. Grit and grace in the face of troubling ambiguities in a moral borderland. Publishers weekly"sanderson makes the gritty, thankless landscape of the border come alive, from the relentless heat to the failed hopes.
El Camino Del Rio A Dolph Martinez Thriller Book 1 #ad - The washington Post"Lean and lyrical. The new york times"sanderson is especially good at contrasting the clarity and austere natural beauty of the Chihuahuan desert with the murky, Orson Welles aura that envelopes human society there. Dallas Morning News.
La Mordida A Dolph Martinez Thriller Book 2Brash Books #ad - He's a walking embodiment of the violent, cross-cultural clash, his soul torn between the two cultures that make him a very special lawman in an unforgiving place. But now he's become an unwitting pawn in a dark conspiracy that could end with his corpse among the sunbaked bones of the border dead. The powerful sequel to el camino del rio"This tale boasts an unusual protagonist, sharp plotting, and a large cast of full-bodied characters.
There's death on both sides of the Razor's EdgeDolph Martinez leads a U. S. This book also contains a delightful cast of characters, finely drawn and fully developed, worked into an intricate plot that reflects the mores and conflicts of this multicultural country. A wonderful read. James crumley"Consistently readable and entertaining.
La Mordida A Dolph Martinez Thriller Book 2 #ad - An engaging mystery served with plenty of sociological seasoning. Booklist"sanderson covers that lost and lovely West Texas border country with grace and elegance. Border patrol task force battling crime and corruption in the empty desert borderlands of Texas and Mexico where la mordida, the payoff, is a way of life.
Sanderson is a gifted prose stylist and his descriptions are vivid and evocative.
Dead Man's BadgeBrash Books #ad - This one will haunt you. Lee goldberg, a great story, non-stop action, #1 new york times bestselling author of TRUE FICTION"DEAD MAN’S BADGE is crazy good, and a brilliantly-crafted hero. Bloody, dark, and pistol-whip smart, it's Border noir at its best. J. Harry hunsicker, former executive vice president of the Mystery Writers of America and the author of THE DEVIL’S COUNTRY.
I say, check it out. Joe lansdale career criminal longview moody, assumes his dead, on the run from killers, twin brother's identity as the new Chief of Police of a Texas town that's being terrorized by a Mexican drug cartel. This tale of corrupt cops, and one bad guy just trying to make good, cartel killers, lingers like gun smoke.
Dead Man's Badge #ad - The pages fly by even faster than the bodies pile up. Dunn hit it out of the park with this one". To pull off the deadly deception, Longview desperately works to become the kind of cop and man that his brother was. Dead man's badge establishes Robert E. It's terrific. It's lean and smart and very good. Todd scott, author of the far empty“fans of Clint Eastwood’s spaghetti westerns will find a lot to like.
Publishers weekly"In Dunn's capable hands, readers will jump onboard for the ride.
An American Bullet The Whicher Series Book 3#ad - But a young woman asks to be arrested… an american Bullet, third in The Whicher Series, is a stand-alone story; as with all the titles, you can enjoy the books in any order. The whicher series can be read in any orderpraise for The Whicher Series'A fast-moving, tension filled manhunt. Hooks the reader, brilliantly rendered.
Raven crime reads'having spent time as a usaf air Policeman riding with Tom Green County Sheriff and the Texas Highway Patrol makes the book more real. Stevie-joe, amazon reviews'Powerful, smart, action-packed. B. A thousand miles from safety. This one is even more compulsive. Amazon reviews 'i've spent decades as a wilderness guide in the southwest, the author brings the badlands to life.
An American Bullet The Whicher Series Book 3 #ad - One man to get her there alive. Winter in colorado - a storm moving in, a passenger train collides with a car. Us marshal john Whicher is called to assist a marshal riding onboard.
Outside the LawBrash Books #ad - There’s right and there’s wrong and the no man’s land in between. Sheriff colt harper is an old-West gunfighter in the modern world. The guy can write!" linwood Barclay, New York Times bestselling author. Parker’s debt to pay"if you’re a fan of Justified you're going to love Outside the Law. The action doesn’t stop.
David morrell, new york times bestselling author of FIRST BLOOD and creator of the legendary character Rambo. Pure entertainment with an edge. Thompson explores them all, but it’s the reader who gets the big payoff in the end. Reed farrel coleman, New York Times bestselling author of Robert B. Sheriff colt Harper lives by his own moral code.
Outside the Law #ad - The fates of harper, brutal showdown for justice, McDonough and Hack collide in a bloody, redemption and survival that can only be fought outside the law. Outside the law is a winner in the tradition of Justified and Walking Tall. There’s a new badge in the land of crime fiction… and it’s pinned on a man who can stand tall alongside lawmen like Raylan Givens, Walt Longmire, and Jesse Stone.
Atf special agent molly mcdonough, looking to save her troubled career, follows Hack’s trail of corpses to Harper’s turf. His relentless crusade against drug crimes in his rural Mississippi county infuriates a Memphis mobster who sends Hack, his cold-blooded assassin, to stop him.
Wildburn: A Whicher Series Novella The Whicher Series#ad - This one is even more compulsive. Amazon reviews 'i've spent decades as a wilderness guide in the southwest, the author brings the badlands to life. One of the best mysteries I've read in years. Rj garn, amazon reviews, NM'Captures the very essence of the southwest. Can't wait for the next one.
D. Waite, amazon reviews'Fighting for lives that count, because they all count. Dj ryan, amazon Reviews. But where there's smoke is there always fire? can anything stand in the path of a wildburn?The WHICHER SERIES can be read in any orderPraise for The Whicher Series'A fast-moving, tension filled manhunt.
Wildburn: A Whicher Series Novella The Whicher Series #ad - . Hooks the reader, brilliantly rendered. Raven crime reads'having spent time as a usaf air Policeman riding with Tom Green County Sheriff and the Texas Highway Patrol makes the book more real. Stevie-joe, amazon reviews'Powerful, smart, action-packed.
This Side of NightG.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - But its aging leader, sees the attack for what it is: another salvo in the long-running battle for control of Nemesio itself; perhaps by a rival cartel, Fox Uno, or maybe someone closer to home. Across the rio grande, sheriff chris cherry and his deputies America Reynosa and Danny Ford find themselves caught in Fox Uno's escalating war with the recent discovery of five dead men at the river's edge.
And he won't let Sheriff Cherry ignore them either. In this pitiless land it's kill or be killed, and most of all, the law in the Big Bend, where everyone will make one final bloody stand to decide the fate of Nemesio, the future of America Reynosa. The vicious mexican cartel war boils over into the Big Bend in the explosive new novel from the author of The Far Empty and High White Sun.
This Side of Night #ad - In the mexican borderlands, a busload of student protesters is gunned down in broad daylight, a violent act blamed on the Nemesio cartel. But when el paso dea agent joe garrison's own Nemesio investigation leads him into the heart of the Big Bend, he's not ready to accept the cartel leader's retreat or defeat.
Not only does he suspect a high-profile drug task force in a neighboring county is corrupt, he can't shake lingering doubts about the loyalty and motives of the young deputy, Ame Reynosa.
Double Wide Whip Stark Book 1Brash Books #ad - Double wide is single-minded entertainment of a subversively literary sort. As twisted and bumpy as a desert road at night. He writes about alcoholism and addiction with near-surgical understanding—and kindness. Especially when the story also boasts keen and comical observations on life, a roadrunner pace, and a hardy but humane protagonist.
Smart dialogue helps propel the tight plot. Publishers weeklyafter fastball phenom Prospero Stark’s baseball career craters in a Mexican jail, he retreats to a trailer park in the scorching Arizona desert. 2018 spur award winner for best first novel2018 spur award winner for Best Contemporary WesternTrue West Magazine's Best Western Crime Novel of the Year "Banks' strong noir debut will remind many of early Joe Lansdale.
Double Wide Whip Stark Book 1 #ad - He writes about professional baseball with the same merciless grace. Banks is an award-winning local journalist and on top of his game in his debut novel. Arizona daily star"Banks writes skillfully and with deep love for the Arizona desert. Kingston pierce, champagne cowboys, The Rap SheetBe sure to check out the sequel, now available for preorder! .
Beautiful, hard-living reporter Roxanne Santa Cruz, who keeps a. 380 colt and a bottle of chivas in her car, joins Stark to help him uncover his friend’s fate, a dangerous pursuit that pits them against a ruthless gang of drug-dealing killers. More praise for double wide :"featuring a gaudy cast of characters, this farcical drama goes the distance against the backdrop of Corbett Field and the mean streets of Tucson.
An American Kill The Whicher Series Book 2#ad - This one is even more compulsive. Amazon reviews 'i've spent decades as a wilderness guide in the southwest, the author brings the badlands to life. A classic series in the making. Book #2 in the bestselling whicher series john whicher is a US Marshal, not long out of training - barely twelve months back from serving in the Persian Gulf war.
The county decides to limit any inquest - money's tight, deaths among illegals are notoriously hard to crack. One of the best mysteries I've read in years. Rj garn, amazon Reviews, NM'Exceptional. Rod reynolds, author, 'the dark inside', 'black night falling' 'captures the very essence of the southwest. Can't wait for the next one.
An American Kill The Whicher Series Book 2 #ad - D. Waite, amazon reviews 'Great read and a perfect successor to An American Outlaw. Sahughes, amazon reviews'Fighting for lives that count, because they all count.
An American Outlaw The Whicher Series Book 1#ad - The war's deadly. John whicher is a us Marshal, a criminal investigator in today's American southwest. Fans of john sandford will love this modern Western series that's as thoughtful as it is action-packed. Bookbubbook #1 in the bestselling whicher seriES ★★★★★ "Spellbinding. Forensicoutreach. Com gilman james comes home from Iraq - the last of three childhood friends to return.
An American Outlaw The Whicher Series Book 1 #ad - Will be looking for more books by this author. Jarhead, amazon reviews'A rip-roaring 21st century western. A relentless pursuit among the sun-scorched mountain trails of West Texas. R. His brothers-in-arms are mere shadows of their former selves - Gil, unmarked, determines to take care of them. But how far should a man go for the people he loves?Stepping across the line between right and wrong, Gil finds himself stranded in the Texan desert--as a bank heist he's planned goes horribly wrong.
The war's come home. One Law. Hoseason, amazon top 50 'hall of fame' reviews'having spent time as a USAF Air Policeman riding with Tom Green County Sheriff and the Texas Highway Patrol makes the book more real.
High White SunG.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - As chris tries to remake and modernize his corrupt department, bringing in new deputies, including young America Reynosa and Ben Harper--a hard-edged veteran homicide detective now lured out of retirement--he finds himself constantly staring down a town unwilling to change, friends and enemies unable to let go of the past, and the harsh limits of his badge.
But it's only when a local rio grande guide is brutally and inexplicably murdered, and America and Ben's ongoing investigation is swept aside by a secretive federal agent, that the novice sheriff truly understands just how tenuous his hold on that badge really is. And as other new threats rise right along with the unforgiving west texas sun, nothing can prepare chris for the high cost of crossing dangerous men such as John Wesley Earl, a high-ranking member of the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas and the patriarch of a murderous clan that's descended on Chris's hometown of Murfee; or Thurman Flowers, a part-time pastor and full-time white supremacist hell-bent on founding his violent Church of Purity in the very heart of the Big Bend.
High White Sun #ad - Before long, and ben are outmaneuvered, blood, outnumbered, chris, and outgunned--inexorably drawn into a nearly twenty-year vendetta that began with a murdered Texas Ranger on a dusty highway outside of Sweetwater, and that can only end with fire, America, and bullets in Murfee's own sun-scorched streets.
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