A Reckoning in the Back Country

A Reckoning in the Back Country

A Samuel Craddock Mystery

eBook - 2018
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"Acting Police Chief Samuel Craddock investigates the murder of a visiting physician, whose mangled body is found in the woods"--
"When Lewis Wilkins, a physician with a vacation home in Jarrett Creek, is attacked by vicious dogs, and several pet dogs in the area around Jarrett Creek disappear, Police Chief Samuel Craddock suspects that a dog fighting ring is operating in his territory. He has to tread carefully in his investigation, as lawmen who meddle in dog fighting put their lives at risk. The investigation is hampered because Wilkins is not a local. Craddock's focus on the investigation is thrown off by the appearance of a new woman in his life, as well as his accidental acquisition of a puppy. Digging deeper, Craddock discovers that the public face Wilkins presented was at odds with his private actions. A terrible mistake led to his disgrace as a physician, and far from being a stranger, he has ongoing acquaintances with a number of county residents who play fast and loose with the law"--
Publisher: Amherst, NY : Seventh Street Books, an imprint of Prometheus Books, 2018
ISBN: 9781633883680
163388368X
9781633883673
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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