|Cimmaron Rose (1997) [Novel]|
by James Lee Burke
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Series: Billy Bob Holland
Attorney and former Texas Ranger Billy Bob Holland has many secrets in his dark past. Among them is Vernon Smothers's son Lucas, a teenaged boy about whom only Vernon and Billy Bob know the truth. Lucas is really Holland's illegitimate son, and when Lucas is arrested for murder, Billy Bob knows that he has no choice but to confront the past and serve as the boy's criminal attorney. During Lucas's trial, Billy Bob realizes that he will have to bring injury upon Lucas as well as himself in order to save his son. As a result, Billy Bob creates enemies that are far more dangerous than any he faced as a Texas Ranger.
Original title: Cimmaron Rose
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Legal Thriller