(From the publisher):
Out of the era of Bonnie and Clyde, Red Highway
is a crime novel of big guns and fast cars on the bloody road to infamy.
In a time when liquor was scarce and money was tight the name Virgil Ballard meant trouble. From his initiation into the underworld of rum runners, thieves, and murderers, Ballard knew he was destined to lead a life on the edge of the law.
Sentenced to life in prison for murder and armed robbery, Virgil busts out to resume his status as Public Enemy Number One. Soon Ballard is roaming the west in a barrage of bullets and blood while robbing his way to fame and fortune. In each deadly duel with the law, Virgil always manages to escape. But in the final show down, who will come out on top?
Original title: The Oklahoma Punk
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives→ Historical