Slow Kill

Michael McGarrity - Author

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ISBN 9780451411938 | 352 pages | 02 Aug 2005 | Onyx | 4.29 x 6.69in | 18 - AND UP
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Santa Fe Police Chief Kevin Kerney travels to a California ranch looking to buy some prime quarter horse breeding stock. Instead, he finds himself the prime suspect in a possible homicide when the ranch owner, Clifford Spalding, is found dead. Confronted by a determined cop unwilling to let him off the hook, Kerney decides to conduct his own investigation. As he digs into the victim's background, he learns that Spalding's ex-wife refuses to believe that her son, a soldier killed in Vietnam some thirty years ago, is dead. Kerney digs deeper and soon finds himself sharing the woman's doubts: Did Spalding's current wife, a much younger woman, orchestrate his murder with the help of a lover? Did a California cop collude with Spalding to keep his ex-wife from learning the truth about her son? Slow Kill races from West Coast to East Coast, as Kerney tries to extricate himself from a situation that could ruin his career by finding the answers to a thirty-year-old mystery.
A must read for mystery fans... McGarrity may be the best writer of the genre working today. (Tulsa World)

If you have never read Michael McGarrity, then do yourselves a favor and read Everyone Dies. (Harlan Coben)

Michael McGarrity’s Everyone Dies is a page-turning, spicy thriller that is Southwest hot. (Faye Kellerman)

Michael McGarrity gets better and better. How good it is to follow a detective created by a man who has been there and done that. (Tony Hillerman)

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