Dead or Alive
A Kevin Kerney NovelBook - 2009
Fans of Cormac MaCarthys No Country for Old Menand Tony Hillermans Navajo County mysteries will find Michael McGarritys Dead or Alivea powerful story of the manhunt for a deranged killer in the American Southwest. Living in London while his wife serves as a military attaché at the American Embassy, recently retired Santa Fe Police Chief Kevin Kerney gets an early morning phone call that changes everything and sends him hurrying home to his New Mexico ranch. Riley Burke, his partner in a horsetraining enterprise, has been mowed down on Kerneys doorstep by an escaped prisoner cutting a murderous swath through New Mexico. As the killings mount, Kerney teams up with his half-Apache son, Lieutenant Clayton Istee of the Lincoln County Sheriffs Department, to hunt for a psychotic murderer with a growing appetite for blood, who has no intention to be taken alive.
Publisher: New York : Dutton, c2009
Branch Call Number: M MCG
Characteristics: 287 p. ;,24 cm