1) Texas Ranger
"Across the ranchlands and cities of his home state, Rory Yates's discipline and law-enforcement skills have carried him far--from local highway patrolman to the honorable rank of Texas Ranger. A tough case in Waco has jeopardized Yates's chances at promotion, and he decides to take time off to recharge with his family in their small-town hometown, Redbud. He arrives and finds a horrifying crime scene--and a scathing accusation: he is named a suspect...
2) Texas outlaw
Rory Yates volume 2
A Texas Ranger is justice. Until he sidesteps the law. Texas Ranger Rory Yates is not keen for hero status, unavoidable once his girlfriend, country singer Willow Dawes, writes a hit song about his bravery. Rory escapes his newfound fame when he's sent to the remote West Texas town of Rio Lobo, a municipality with two stoplights, and now, according to the Chief of Police, one too many Texas Rangers. Rio Lobo Detective Ariana Delgado is one who requested...