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Heartwood Free download ↠ 105 ´ A brilliantly layered novel of crime character and place from the two time Edgar Award winner Gold Dagger Award winner and New York Times  bestselling author of  Sunset Limited Few writers in America today combine James Lee Burke's lush prose crackling story lines and tremendous sense of history and landscape  InHave nots; the collision of past and present; the ineuities in the criminal justice system Heartwood is a kind of tree that grows in layers And as Billy Bob's grandfather once told him you do well in life by keeping the roots in a clear stream and not letting anyone taint the water for you But in Holland's dusty little hometown of Deaf Smith in the hill country north of Austin local kingpin Earl Deitrich has made a fortune running roughshod and tainting anyone who stands in his way Billy Bob has problems with Deitrich and his shamelessly callous demeanor but can't shak. Burke is one of the best writers maybe the best writer I've ever read Heartwood #2 book in the Billy Bob Holland series I read this about 10 12 years ago but was worth reading againHolland an ex Texas Ranger now an attorney in a small hill country town west of Austin trying to find justice against all odds His best friend who he accidentally killed visits him still

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E the legacy of his passion for Deitrich's heartbreak beautiful wife Peggy Jean When Holland takes on the defense of Wilbur Pickett a man accused of stealing an heirloom and three hundred thousand dollars in bonds from Deitrich's office he finds himself up against not only Earl's power and influence but also a past Billy Bob can't will away  A wonderfully realized novel rich in Texas atmosphere and lore and a dazzling portrait of the deadly conseuences of self delusion  Heartwood  could only have been written by James Lee Burke a writer in expert command of his craf. HEARTWOOD by James Lee Burke is 341 pages in hardback form It is #2 in Billy Bob Holland seriesBrief DescriptionCentral to Burke's second Billy Bob novel Cimarron Rose was his first is Wilbur Pickett Wilbur had a brief moment of glory as a rodeo cowboy before sliding into a downward cycle of luckless enterprises He ends up laboring for a wealthy family the Dietrichs in the Texas town of Deaf Smith The Dietrichs accuse Wilbur of stealing some bearer bonds and Billy Bob now a defense attorney reluctantly take his case He is hesitant because he idolizes Peggy Jean Dietrich and for good reason Billy Bob discovers that her husband Earl may be involved in shady even violent business practicesOther ghosts from the past also haunt Billy Bob he accidentally killed his former partner on a drug raid in Mexico and still hears his voice And then there's Holland's illegitimate son Lucas who is growing up with problems of his own The weight of all this back story might overwhelm a lesser writer but Burke manages to make it seem as natural as the soft wind that stirs the tumbleweed in the town of Deaf Smith Dick AdlerI love James Lee Burke and his dark characters The fact that his characters are not perfect makes them even interesting Billy Bob does live with demons and that is why he has trouble with people because they can't live with him and his demons Billy Bob is a very good guy though even under his the dark side He never forgets to help Pete his neighbor and takes him places he would never be able to go I love when Pete says I knew you were going to say that Even though Pete is a child you do see that he does understand and wants to help if he can Billy Bob doesn't do things the way a normal way but usually gets the job done It is not a book you can finish and then just forget Some of the things in the book just stay in your head for a couple of days These books are normally violent in some ways so one must be prepared for that It is not only violence to bad people sometimes the violence is put upon the good ones too There are several turns in this book and one that I didn't see coming but that was okay I am still not sure what happened in the end but that is okay too I don't think you really need to know I think you just need to accept the fact that sometimes things don't get all tied upI am giving this 4 out of 5 stars and am going to try and read the rest of this series BUY NOW Conniesbookshelfcom 750 Hardcover

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HeartwoodA brilliantly layered novel of crime character and place from the two time Edgar Award winner Gold Dagger Award winner and New York Times  bestselling author of  Sunset Limited Few writers in America today combine James Lee Burke's lush prose crackling story lines and tremendous sense of history and landscape  In  Cimmaron Rose longtime fans of the Dave Robicheaux series found that the struggles of Texas defense attorney Billy Bob Holland show Burke at his best in exploring classic American themes the sometimes subtle often violent strains between the haves and the. The Billy Bob series is a great one Burke really captures Texas warts and all very well Looking forward to from this series as Dave Robicheaux can't go on forever