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The killing hills

Author: Chris Offutt
Publisher: New York, NY : Grove Press, an imprint of Grove Atlantic, 2021. ©2021
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First edition.; First Grove Atlantic hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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"Mick Hardin, a combat veteran now working as an Army CID agent, returns home on a leave that is almost done. His wife is about to give birth, but they aren't getting along. His sister, newly risen to sheriff, has just landed her first murder case, and local politicians are pushing for city police or the FBI to take the case. Are they convinced she can't handle it, or is there something else at work? She calls on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Suspense fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Offutt
ISBN: 9780802158413 0802158412
OCLC Number: 1249104664
Description: 219 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Chris Offutt.

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"Mick Hardin, a combat veteran now working as an Army CID agent, returns home on a leave that is almost done. His wife is about to give birth, but they aren't getting along. His sister, newly risen to sheriff, has just landed her first murder case, and local politicians are pushing for city police or the FBI to take the case. Are they convinced she can't handle it, or is there something else at work? She calls on Mick who, with his investigation experience and his familiarity with the terrain, is well-suited to staying under the radar. As he delves into the investigation, he dodges his commanding officer's increasingly urgent calls while attempting to head off further murders. And he needs to talk to his wife. With an investigator-hero unlike any other in fiction, The Killing Hills is a dark and witty novel of betrayal and the way it so often shades into violence"--

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