HBC's Baine Kerr (a Texas native) has been elected into the esteemed Texas Institute of Letters. The Institute is a distinguished honor society founded in 1936 to celebrate Texas literature and recognize exceptional literary achievement. Current members include well-known authors Cormac McCarthy and Larry McMurtry. Besides Baine, this year's impressive inductees include numerous award-winning novelists, columnists and playwrights. Baine is the author of the two best-selling legal thrillers, Harmful Intent, and Wrongful Death.