Book Signing: Saturday, May 26th, 2018, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Galveston Bookshop will host a book signing on Saturday, May 26th from 2:00 – 4:00 PM for Beaumont author Jim Sanderson with his latest thriller, La Mordida, a West Texas border patrol crime thriller.
In this sequel to El Camino Del Rio, agent Dolph Martinez leads a U.S. Border Patrol task force based in Alpine, Texas, chartered to combat crime and corruption in the border regions of the U.S. and Mexico where ‘la mordida,’ the payoff, is a way of life. He’s a walking embodiment of the area’s violent, cross-cultural clash, and his soul is torn between the two cultures, making him a very special lawman in an unforgiving place.
Martinez discovers a scam for luring young women across the border with promises of U.S. citizenship through marriage who are then sold into bondage as laborers or prostitutes. Now he’s become an unwitting pawn in a larger conspiracy that could end with his corpse among the sun-baked bones of the border dead.
Jim Sanderson is the author of Nothing to Lose, a private-eye mystery thriller set in Beaumont and East Texas. He is an award winning author with a Ph.D. in fiction writing from Oklahoma State University. He was born in San Antonio and is currently Professor of English at Lamar University in Beaumont. Much of his work is set in Texas, particularly West Texas and the border.