Career criminal Lionel Wayne Sturgis is traveling from Florida to California to visit his dying mother. The only problem is that he has to steal a string of vehicles to get there. His plan goes horribly wrong when he takes a truck in Louisiana and is later pulled over outside of Alpine, Texas. Sturgis starts shooting, killing a police officer in the process.
Faced with a jury trial, Sturgis works with Garrison Trask, a criminal defense attorney with 25 years experience. An anti-death penalty advocate, Trask defends the surly Sturgis who appears to have no remorse and no redeeming qualities.
Sturgis ultimately battles more than just a jury of his peers, and learns that the rugged Big Bend region of Texas is no place to be taken lightly.
|Product dimensions:||5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.57(d)|
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I just finished reading "Chisos Mountain Sunset". I enjoyed this book very much. This book is a good read and well written.The author has a descriptive way with words and he leaves just enough to your imagination to draw you into the story and minds of the realistic characters, so much so, that it makes you feel like you're right there with them in all the adventure and beauty of the desert and mountains of the Big Bend area of West Texas.