• In the Moon of Red Ponies

  • By: James Lee Burke
  • Narrated by: Will Patton
  • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (49 ratings)

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In the Moon of Red Ponies

By: James Lee Burke
Narrated by: Will Patton
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Publisher's Summary

In In the Moon of Red Ponies, Billy Bob Holland discovers that jail cells have revolving doors and the bad guys are back and aching for revenge.

Johnny American Horse is a young activist for land preservation and the rights of Native Americans. He is charged with the murder of two mysterious men, who recently tried to kill Johnny, or at least scare him off his political causes. Billy Bob discovers a web of intrigue surrounding the case and its players: Johnny's girlfriend, Amber Finley, seems as reckless as she is defiant; Darrel McComb, a Missoula police detective who is obsessed with Amber; and Seth Masterson, an enigmatic government agent, who makes Billy Bob wonder why Washington is so concerned with an obscure murder case on the fringes of the Bitterroot Mountains.

As the dead bodies multiply, Billy Bob is drawn closer to the truth behind Johnny American Horse's arrest, and discovers a greater danger to himself and to his whole family.

©2004 James Lee Burke (P)2004 Simon & Schuster Inc. AUDIOWORKS is an imprint of Simon & Schuster Audio Division

Critic Reviews

"Top-notch." (Publishers Weekly)
"James Lee Burke writes exceptionally clean, unforced prose that has a pronounced streak of poetry in it." (The New York Times)
"Burke's writing is masterful." (The Washington Post Book World)

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