Paperback Version of “The Truth Shall Make You Dead”

The paperback version of The Truth Shall Make You Dead now available.


Nacho Perez, a retired Marine gunnery sergeant turned private eye, confronts a corrupt political machine in a rural Texas county. They kill his primary witness, but he persists. They kill anyone else who cooperates, but Nacho is undeterred. So they try to kill him. When Nacho survives and continues, they go after his daughter. That’s when the come to understand the Marine admonition: no better friend, no worse enemy.

No Time Better Than Halloween for Reading “Wild Man of the Navidad”

A young couple inherits a section of rural land backing up on the Navidad River. The land includes a ramshackle house. School teachers, they decide to devote their summer to making the house livable. Unbeknownst to them, a mysterious creature inhabits the Navidad bottomland. The young couple runs afoul of the creature and ugliness ensues.

Texas really does have a Navidad River, and there really are legends of a creature living in the bottomland. As for the rest, read the story and decide for yourself whether you want to camp near the river.

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