East of Texas, West of Hell

Rod Davis’s New Addition to his ‘Jack Prine’ Private Investigator Series Offers Plenty of Action, Gunplay, and Southern Geography Labels can be attached to this new novel, the second book in Rod Davis’s “Jack Prine” private investigator series. For example, you might call it “Southern noir” or perhaps “grit lit.” Whatever. I call it “good … Continue reading East of Texas, West of Hell

The History of a ‘Scandalous and Violent’ Texas Railroad

The Texas Railroad The Scandalous and Violent History of the International and Great Northern Railroad, 1866-1925 Wayne Cline (For book information, click here.) The Texas Railroad tells the fascinating story of a railroad enterprise that originally intended to create the world’s longest rail line, from Houston, Texas, to the Canadian border. But it couldn’t get … Continue reading The History of a ‘Scandalous and Violent’ Texas Railroad