Baker & Taylor Hap Collins and Leonard Pine, the popular Texas heroes of the best-selling The Two-Bear Mambo, embark on a picaresque adventure down South when Leonard is named the prime suspect in connection with the murder of a local good ol' boy. Tour.
Blackwell North Amer Hap Collins is home, fresh from his stint on an offshore oil rig, bright with determination to change his life. Back in LaBorde, he finds his friend Leonard Pine grieving over the breakup of his affair with his lover Raul. Then things get serious. A local roughneck by the name of Horse Dick is dead and Leonard is implicated. Not surprisingly, the law is little use. To help his partner, Hap won't be bending the law, he'll be stomping the hell out of it. But Hap has always had to do things he doesn't like. What he does like - a lot - is Brett Sawyer, a nurse and a woman with her own past.
Baker & Taylor While Hap Collins is beginning the relationship of his dreams, someone turns up murdered, and Hap and his buddy, Leonard Pine, must solve the crime, which involves a secret group named The Correctors and the Chili Cook-Off king of LaBorde, Texas