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THE REPUBLIC OF JACK

Jack Cowherd will say or do anything to win his race for Texas governor. Even if it means Texas being evicted from the United States? Well, even Jack his his limits.

What readers are saying about THE REPUBLIC OF JACK

"Ridiculously funny!"
"Biting political satire"
"I found myself laughing out loud"
"Like a Monty Python movie on Texas politics"
LAMAR'S FOLLY

Does a righteous cause justify the means necessary to achieve it? Texas president Mirabeau Lamar believes so. Lamar's hated rival Sam Houston does not. Whose view will prevail?

 

 "A sturdy historical novel recounting the adventures and misadventures of the second president of Texas . . . fans of Texas history will learn a thing or two from Kerr’s ripsnortin’ yarn."

KIRKUS REVIEW

 
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  SEAT OF EMPIRE

"In his lively depiction of the founding of Austin as the capital of Texas, Kerr offers colorful accounts of the scenic setting, early settlers, and contentious times."

ALWYN BARR, author of Texans in Revolt: The Battle for San Antonio, 1835

"Kerr's description of the rapid building of Austin is engrossing."

AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN

   
  AUSTIN, TEXAS - THEN AND NOW

I love this book."

WILL WYNN, Former mayor of Austin

"Once you start comparing old photos with scenes you recognize, it's hard to put down."

MIKE COX, Austin American Statesman

"It is a remarkable look at a remarkable city."

CAROLE KEETEON STRAYORN, Former Texas Comptroller

   
 
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  THE REPUBLIC OF AUSTIN

"Jeff Kerr’s The Republic of Austin is a page-turner."

LUCI BAINES JOHNSON

 

"Jeff Kerr’s choice stories entertain and enlighten in equal measures."

SCOTT ZESCH, author of The Captured: A True Story of Abduction by Indians on the Texas Frontier

   
 
WRITER'S BLOCK

BEST TEXAS FILM - 2020 Lake Travis Film Festival

A struggling writer. 

 

A mysterious man with a wad of cash.

 

The opportunity of a lifetime: co-author a book with best-selling author Chester Everett McGraw.

 

All Skip Larson must do is sever ties to the outside world for six months and focus on his greatest passion: writing. It's an opportunity too good to pass up. But Skip should have known that nothing comes easy in life . . . or death.

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THE LAST OF THE MOONLIGHT TOWERS

"This excellent documentary does a lot to tell the full story of the moonlight towers."

MICHAEL BARNES, Austin American Statesman

"This is a fascinating and scholarly glimpse of a vestige of Austin that used to be. I'd always known about the moonlight towers, but now I really know about them."

STEPHEN HARRIGAN, author of Gates of the Alamo and Big Wonderful Thing: A History of Texas