(Murder or Self-Defense on the Mexican Border)
Createspace, Paperback, 9781470002244, 342pp.
Publication Date: June 15, 2012
About the Author
James E. Merriman's thriller will appeal to readers who remain unconvinced by official accounts of the border drug wars. It operates on the understanding that the drug war has failed, and drug cartels now run the show. To write this gripping novel, Merriman brings all his rich life experience to the fore. A lawyer, a Vietnam vet, and real life cowboy, Merriman lives in the American West and splits his time between Colorado and Arizona. His previous novels of border life, GateKeepers and Push Back, moved critics to call him "a gifted storyteller