Title Profile & Character Information

Cimarron Rose

Annotation
When his illegitimate son is wrongly accused of murder, Billy Bob Holland stands alone against the ruthless powers controlling the small town of Deaf Smith, Texas, as his investigation uncovers deeply rooted, high-level corruption, violence, and murder.

Awards
1998  Edgar Awards (Edgar Allan Poe Awards)
1997  New York Times Notable Books of the Year

Characters
NameHolland, Billy Bob
GenderMale
OccupationLawyer
TraitsEx-Texas Ranger
Ex-policeman
Ex-U.S. assistant attorney
Father

NameSmothers, Lucas
GenderMale

NameNavarro, L. Q.
GenderMale
TraitGhost

GenreMystery
Legal
Fiction
TopicsFathers and sons
Dysfunctional relationships
Guilt
Violence
SettingDeaf Smith, Texas
Dusty, intolerant town
Small town


Series
  Billy Bob Holland mystery
1Cimarron rose
2Heartwood
3Bitterroot
4In the moon of red ponies