2024 Spur Award Winner!

"A novel as compelling as the incredible true story it's based on." James Wade, two-time Spur Award-winning author of Beasts of the Earth.

"Do not miss this fabulous Texas tale!” Kathleen Y’Barbo, Publishers Weekly bestselling author of The Black Midnight and the Bayou Nouvelle series.

"The characters emerge off the page through distinct dialog and authentic descriptions of people and places in the story.... I highly recommend this book for readers who like inspirational, crime, and historical stories." 

Joni M. Fisher, author of The Compass Crimes series

“Through gripping action scenes and slow-burn character studies, Goodman delivers an authentic Texas story that will keep readers turning the pages. At its core, though, The Last Man is more than the tale of a botched heist. It is a haunting exploration of man's inherent brokenness and the longing for redemption and liberation.” 


Eileen Flynn, Austin American-Statesman staff writer and editor 2007-2020, and University of Texas adjunct journalism professor 2007-2019

“This novel brings these four convicts to life in a way that, despite their flaws and frailties or perhaps because of them, we care about what happens to them.” 

Historical Novel Society