Book List in Order: 3 titles


  • Whiskey burns pleasantly as it goes down, but has a lasting, powerful effect. Brothers Andre and Smoker were raised in a cauldron of their parents’ failed marriage and appetite for destruction, and find themselves in the same straits as adults―na...



  • Lonesome Animals was named as a Best Book of 2012 by both The Seattle Times and Slate, a literary debut sparking with beautiful language set against the rugged landscape of 1920's Washington State.Holbert returns with The Hour of Lead, an epic family...



  • Russell Strawl is called out of retirement to hunt a serial killer who has been leaving elaborately carved bodies of Native Americans across three counties. Strawl’s own dark and violent history weaves itself into the hunt, shedding light on the re...





Award-Winning Books by Bruce Holbert

The Hour of Lead
2015 Washington State Book Award -- Fiction