The Jaguar - Charlie Hood, Bk 5 Author:T. Jefferson Parker When Benjamin Armenta, leader of the powerful Gulf Cartel, kidnaps songwriter Erin McKenna, his demands are as unique as the jungle fortress in which Erin is imprisoned. She’s ordered to compose a narcocorrido, a folk ballad that will romanticize Armenta as one of the greatest desperadoes in Mexican history. Allowed to w... more »ander the hallways of the castle with only a guitar and a mysterious old priest to keep her company, Erin must produce the loveliest song these men have ever heard. Or she’ll be skinned alive.
As Erin’s music wafts through the jungle, it serves as a siren call to the two men who love her: lawman Charlie Hood and Erin’s outlaw husband, Bradley Jones. They have the power to rescue her, but their long-simmering rivalry could very well compromise Erin’s deliverance and cause the ending of a life-and-death ballad to be rewritten in blood.« less
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The storyline comes after the L A Outlaws novel. It is about Suzanne Jones son, Bradley. You don't have to read the other novel to 'get' this one. I thought the story just okay. It held my interest but seemed to drag along at times. The premise for the kidnapping was somewhat lame.
I have read most of T J Parkers books. This one was not my favorite.