Twenty years after being convicted of killing his wife and young daughters, Doc Whitney, a former country music star is released from prison and returns to California's dry and dusty Central Valley. Through switchbacks of twisted loyalties and grim betrayal, P.I. Wil Hardesty must discover the real Doc Whitney and track down a killer.

Blackheart Highway 2000, Berkley Books

ISBN-13: 9780425174678

Mass-market paperback

Blackheart Highway 1999, Berkley Publishing Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780425169032