Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Feast Day of Fools by James Lee Burke

In the southwest Texas border town, Sheriff Hackberry Holland fights against the presumed to be dead, depraved and menacing psychopath serial killer,Krill for his own survival and the community he is sworn to protect. Krill tortures and dismembers one victim and has kidnapped a government agent whom he planned to sell to Al Qaeda. The Sheriff's journey toward righteousness and justice leads him to interact with a variety of interesting characters including Anton Ling whose home is a place of refuge to desperate immigrants, and the soulless preacher Jack Collins.
This is the sequel to Burke's 2009 novel, Rain Gods. James Lee Burke is 75 years old and Feast Day of Fools is his thirtieth novel.This novel is packed with action, symbolism and moral character and is highly recommended.

If you like this, you'll love these:
Rain Gods by James Lee Burke
The Drop (A Harry Bosch Novel) by Michael Connelly
The Burning Soul: A Charlie Parker Thriller by John Connolly
The Affair by Lee Child

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