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Come on in! We’re happy you stopped by today. Please allow us to introduce ourselves. We are Kevin and Rosario Walker, new authors, having recently published our first collection of novels in the Jeremy Santos and The Outfit series.

Please support indie authors like us so that we can continue to write intriguing novels! The next time you are looking for a captivating book series to read, look no further! Our paperback books are available for purchase direct from us on the Deep in the Heart of Texas page of our website. Or, use the links below to purchase the e-book versions.

Please Like our website and follow our blog. Writing keeps us engaged in the world and it allows us to keep learning and working together in a creative atmosphere. It is amazing how much we can learn in one day!

Recently retired, we now have the time to focus on the things we love to do such as painting, cooking, gardening, writing and also reading. Some authors whose works we have enjoyed reading include Stephen King, Dick Francis, Clive Cussler and George R.R. Martin.

We hope to hear from you soon!

Miles and Miles of Texas

The state of Texas is crossed by two major interstate highways. Starting at Brownsville on the Rio Grande-the border with Mexico, Interstate 35 winds its way northwards to the Red River at the Oklahoma state line. This is where the “Red River Rivalry” of college football has its origins.

It passes through the cities of San Antonio, Austin, Waco, both Dallas and Fort Worth, before its last Texas city of Gainesville. Be sure to stop at the last HEB supermarket on your way out of state!

The other thoroughfare, Interstate 10, starts in the west at El Paso and progresses past the west Texas mountains before passing through both San Antonio and then Houston before exiting the state at Beaumont on the Louisiana border.

Both of these roadways take the traveler through beautiful landscapes, over the mighty Colorado and Brazos Rivers, and past historic cities. They are both worthy of a road trip, even if you are only passing through.

What is your favorite Texas city? Comment below!

7 fun facts you might not know about Texas

The Hertzberg Clock in downtown San Antonio from the corner of Houston and St. Mary”s.Street

Since we are Texans, here are some interesting tidbits and trivia about our home state. Did you know?

  • Our coastline is 367 miles long and this includes places like Padre Island, Corpus Christi and Galveston. Here’s a peek:
  • The constitution of Texas has a provision which allows the state to divide into five states. Uh, no, thanks.
  • The state bird is the Northern Mockingbird.
  • The state insect is the Monarch Butterfly. It migrates through the state every year on its way to Mexico.
  • The state large mammal is the Longhorn cattle, the small mammal is the Armadillo, and the flying mammal is the Mexican Free Tailed Bat.
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  • The state tree is the Pecan, which produces the state nut.
  • The state flower is the Bluebonnet.
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How Big is Texas? Consider this:

  • Amarillo is 85 miles closer to Phoenix, Arizona than to Brownsville on the border with Mexico. .
  • Dallas is 2 miles closer to St Louis, Missouri than to El Paso on the border with Mexico.
  • Beaumont, on the Louisiana state line, is 43 miles closer to Jacksonville, Florida than to El Paso.

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A New Insight into Our Main Character, Jeremy Santos

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A person born between December 21st and January 21st, is generally considered a Capricorn. This astrological sign is know for being highly methodical and cerebral…a.k.a. Intelligent.

Jeremy Santos, the main character in our book series is such a person. He is International Director of the Americas for a criminal organization known as The Outfit. He is a lawyer by profession.

Jeremy was born on January 10th. At the time of his birth it was expected that he would be a twin instead of an only child. Circumstances surrounding the delivery were shrouded in secrecy and he was never told about his still-born twin brother until after he graduated from high school.

He had always felt that something was missing, like a part of him was not there. And when his parents finally told him the truth, he grieved quietly and alone. He grew to resent his parents for keeping this secret for so long. Therefore, he began to distance himself from them. And, as soon as he was able to, he got out on his own.

He remains conflicted, though, because he knows that they love him. He saw how hard they worked to put him through the finest prep school in San Antonio. Still, he would have gladly gone to the poorest school district in town, just to have his twin brother by his side.

Do you know a Capricorn? Do agree that Capricorns are ambitious? What about persistent, hard-working and disciplined? Let us know what you think!