By Mark Gimenez
Bode Bonner is the Republican governor of Texas. He has every little thing he ever sought after: funds, strength, impression. yet anything isn't really correct in his lifestyles - every thing feels too settled and simple. He longs for another second of pleasure, yet another problem. Lindsay Bonner is Bode's spouse, and she's bored too. Bored of Bode's womanising, bored of the unending cocktail events and receptions. She is desirous to cut loose of her bland, filthy rich Texan way of life. And that second comes whilst she saves a bad Hispanic boy's lifestyles. From that second on, not anything could be the comparable for Bode and Lindsay Bonner. Their lives are approximately to alter in methods they can by no means have predicted...Filled with dramatic and inventive twists and turns, this can be an addictively readable novel that delves deep into the darkish center of Texas.
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Yet a line on a map wouldn't cease El Diablo. Rey sighed. The governor hoped to be elected president subsequent 12 months. He could be hoping to outlive day after today. 600 miles downriver of El Paso, the governor's spouse sat at the again porch of the doctor's residence. while Jesse had again from the wasteland, they'd taken the ladies to the Mexican consulate. the ladies had hugged her, then Jesse had taken them inside of. She had waited within the truck with Pancho. they'd kept 11 Mexican ladies' lives that day. She now pointed up at a gaggle of birds, like geese flying south for the iciness. yet those have been flying north. they usually have been too giant to be geese. "Are these eagles? " Jesse stared into the evening sky. "Drug smugglers, flying ultralights. " Lindsay now heard a low humming noise as they got here nearer. She observed the flying machines. Six of them, flying in formation. "Together they bring a couple of ton of dope, most likely heroin or cocaine. They drop their rather a lot within the barren region. Their compadres in this part song them with GPS. occasionally they fly too low and are decapitated through strength traces. " He paused. "Drugs, cash, weapons, girls—it all comes and is going around the river. " TWENTY "Killing Mexicans has been a good method for Texas politicians because the Alamo," the lieutenant governor acknowledged. The jet engines hummed and ice tinkled in glasses jam-packed with bourbon because the Gulfstream ferried the governor of Texas, the lieutenant governor, the speaker of the Texas condominium of Representatives, and Jim Bob Burnet right down to Houston for the largest Republican political accumulating of the 12 months. Ranger Hank rode up entrance with the pilots. "Made Sam Houston a legend. appears like it really is doing a similar for you. " The lieutenant governor downed his bourbon. His moment, and so they were not even over l. a. Grange. Mack Murdoch was once seventy years previous and had served within the kingdom senate for 40 years and as lieutenant governor for the final twenty-four. whilst he received inebriated, he recited Barry Goldwater like folks recited Walt Whitman. yet even Jim Beam could not enhance the speaker's temper. "We're twenty-seven billion within the hole," the speaker stated, "but all my apartment participants are looking to speak about are Mexicans and abortions. " Bode groaned. "What now? " "Voter identification and sonograms. " "Sonograms? " "They intend to make a girl getting an abortion see a sonogram of the newborn. " "Before or after the abortion? " "Before. And make the lady take heed to the fetal heartbeat. " "Shit, that is creepy. " "They are looking to strength ladies to have infants they do not wish and cannot afford," the speaker acknowledged, "but they do not are looking to pay extra taxes to help and teach these young children as soon as they're born. " Speaker of the home Richard Warren used to be forty-three, younger to carry the main strong elected place of work in Texas—hence, he had now not outgrown his nickname "Dicky"—and thought of a ways too liberal to be a Republican in Texas simply because (a) he did not think abortion used to be homicide, (b) he did not think within the demise penalty, (c) he did not think the second one modification utilized to attack guns with thirty-round clips, (d) he did not hunt, and (e) he did not cuss.