Synopses & Reviews
Reluctantly working as a technical adviser for a western being filmed in New Mexico, Santa Fe police chief Kevin Kerney finds the murdered body of a young man near an isolated Mexican border crossing and discovers that a large-scale drug-smuggling operation may be responsible. Reprint.
Santa Fe Police Chief Kevin Kerney is back in the tenth novel in McGarrity's acclaimed mystery series. Kerney learns of major migrant- and drug-smuggling activities and suspects that a local cop or the ranch manager on his boyhood friend's spread may be involved.
About the Author
Michael McGarrity is author of the Anthony Award-nominated Tularosa, Mexican Hat, Serpent Gate, Hermit's Peak, The Judas Judge, Under the Color of Law, and The Big Gamble. A former deputy sheriff for Santa Fe County, he established the first Sex Crimes Unit. He has also served as an instructor at the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy and as an investigator for the New Mexico Public Defender's Office.