New York: Doubleday, 1999. First Edition. Cloth and boards. SIGNED by the Author, 8vo, gray quarter cloth over tan boards, Mylar-protected photographic dust jacket of clock superimposed on a drilling operation, [viii] + 341 pages. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #1063
"America's Best Novelist"--The Denver Post.
James Lee Burke (born December 5, 1936) is an American author of mysteries, best known for his Dave Robicheaux series. He has won an Edgar Award for Black Cherry Blues (1990) and an Edgar Award for Cimarron Rose (1998). He has also received the Grand Master Award from the Mystery Writers of America.
Other Burke mysteries star Texas attorney Billy Bob Holland; Billy Bob's cousin Texas sheriff Hackberry Holland, as well as the latter's grandson, Weldon Avery Holland.
Billy Bob Holland, southeast Texas defense attorney, stars in this mystery.