By James Lee Burke
From James Lee Burke, known as "America's most sensible novelist" through The Denver submit, comes a new e-short a couple of younger man's come across with the notorious Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow—a tale that turns into the 1st bankruptcy in Burke's upcoming novel Wayfaring Stranger.
Sixteen-year-old Weldon Holland has needed to develop up speedy as he attempts to aid his kin within the aftermath of the rural catastrophe of the airborne dirt and dust Bowl.
One evening, a carload of strangers seems to be at the Hollands' estate, sporting the air of incipient threat beneath a veneer of pleasantries. Weldon unearths himself inexplicably attracted to the gang of trespassing vagabonds—who, regardless of being camped out on a hidden riverbank in the midst of nowhere, force the costliest car that Weldon has ever visible.
In the insufferable, rainless warmth of a dirt Bowl summer season, Weldon will locate himself combined up in an stumble upon with the notorious financial institution robbers Bonnie and Clyde—an stumble upon that alterations the process Weldon's life...and background itself.
Rich with felony and social background of the yank West and a tender boy's fight to turn into a guy, "A airborne dirt and dust Bowl story of Bonnie and Clyde" is simply the start of Weldon Holland's tale.
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Crouching, he moved farther to the right. A beam 45 Rebecca Airies of light flashed out of the leaves on the opposite side of the camp. One of the men crumpled to the ground. The lone man in the cleared area rolled from behind the tent to the cover of a crate, leveling a barrage of shots into the bushes. White beams rained from the tree above the bushes, slamming into the crate and pinning the man where he was. Mace smiled as he skulked soundlessly through the bushes. He had to admit she was good.
Honie stroked her tongue over his, enjoying his intoxicating scent and taste. Mace‟s tongue retreated and he drew back a little, brushing his lips over hers. She rose on her tiptoes, tightened her grip on his neck and captured his lower lip between her teeth. Running her tongue over it, she peered up at him from beneath her lashes. As his groan rumbled against her lips, one of his hands slid into her hair, cupping the back of her head. His other hand slid over her hip and under her buttocks, lifting her off the deck.
A Dust Bowl Tale of Bonnie and Clyde (A Short Story) by James Lee Burke