Author(s): James Lee Burke
A New York Times Bestselling Author It is 1934 when sixteen-year-old Weldon Holland happens upon infamous criminals Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow and puts a bullet through their rear window. Ten years later, Second Lieutenant Weldon Holland and his sergeant, Hershel Pine, escape certain death in the Battle of the Bulge and find a beautiful young woman in a deserted extermination camp. Weldon and Rosita fall in love and marry and, with Hershel, return to Texas oil country to seek their fortunes.
James Lee Burke is the author of many previous novels, many featuring Detective Dave Robicheaux. He won the EDGAR AWARD in 1998 for CIMARRON ROSE, while BLACK CHERRY BLUES won the EDGAR in 1990 and SUNSET LIMITED was awarded the CWA GOLD DAGGER in 1998. He lives with his wife, Pearl, in Missoula, Montana and New Iberia, Louisiana. www.jamesleeburke.com