Weldon Holland

3 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 116 ratings

Wayfaring Stranger Summary

In 1934, 16-year-old Weldon Avery Holland confronts the notorious outlaws Bonnie and Clyde, resulting with Weldon firing a gun, unsure whether it hit its mark.

Ten years later Second Lieutenant Weldon Holland barely survives the Battle of the Bulge, in the process saving the lives of Hershel Pine and a young prisoner of war, Rosita Lowenstein - a woman who holds the same romantic power over him as the beautiful Bonnie Parker.

©2014 James Lee Burke (P)2014 Simon & Schuster, Inc
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  • Book 1

    • Wayfaring Stranger

    • By: James Lee Burke
    • Narrated by: Will Patton
    • Length: 13 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48

    In 1934, 16-year-old Weldon Avery Holland confronts the notorious outlaws Bonnie and Clyde, resulting with Weldon firing a gun, unsure whether it hit its mark. Ten years later Second Lieutenant Weldon Holland barely survives the Battle of the Bulge, in the process saving the lives of Hershel Pine and a young prisoner of war, Rosita Lowenstein - a woman who holds the same romantic power over him as the beautiful Bonnie Parker.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wayfaring Stranger

    • By Des Appointed on 09-07-17

    Regular price: £20.89

  • Book 2

    • House of the Rising Sun

    • Hackberry Holland, Book 4
    • By: James Lee Burke
    • Narrated by: Will Patton
    • Length: 14 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    House of the Rising Sun is an epic tale of love, loss, betrayal, vengeance and retribution that follows Texas Ranger Hackberry Holland on his journey to reunite with his estranged son, Ishmael. After a violent encounter that leaves four Mexican soldiers dead, Hackberry escapes the country in possession of a stolen artifact, earning the ire of a bloodthirsty Austrian arms dealer who will do anything to recapture his prize, believed to be the mythic cup of Christ.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • In my humble opinion, not his best

    • By Lisa Crowe on 07-09-16

    Regular price: £20.89

  • Book 3

    • The Jealous Kind

    • By: James Lee Burke
    • Narrated by: Will Patton
    • Length: 11 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36

    On its surface life in Houston is as you would expect: drive-in restaurants, souped-up cars, jukeboxes, teenagers discovering their sexuality. Against this backdrop Aaron Holland Broussard discovers the poignancy of first love and a world of violence he did not know existed. When Aaron spots the beautiful Valerie Epstein fighting with her boyfriend, he inadvertently challenges the power of the Mob. He also discovers he must find the courage his father had found as an American soldier in the Great War

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best book I have read this year.

    • By teamsmugs on 27-05-17

    Regular price: £20.89