Nightfalls in Texas is a moving saga of life and love, of loss and redemption, of trails taken, and trails not taken. It is also a lyrical, touching, humorous, and sometimes poetic portrayal of growing up on the vast West Texas plains. Nightfalls in Texas is a story complete with all of the trials, the tribulations, and the cruel twists of fate that we all face in our shared experiences. Mr. Posey has captured the very essence of what life in a small west Texas Hamlet is like. The Great Gatsby meets Giant meets The Last Picture Show. He has infused his book with colorful and uniquely textured characters. The starry-eyed-bubbas, small-town beauties, craggy land barons, gridiron warriors, town crazies, sage old soreheads, genteel debutantes, marauding desperadoes, and other various and sundry characters. Nightfalls in Texas is also a story of shattered dreams and a boys journey into the promise land, and of another mans lifelong search for a second chance that may never come. Finally, you are left with the remnants of a bittersweet story and a haunting ballad that will leave a searing resonance on your heart, and the sound of a distant clap of thunder on your soul.