Michael McGarrity, Head Wounds
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Head Wounds publishes November 10th, you can pre-order signed copies here. Michael will be signing books live on air!
Head Wounds is book number 14 in the Kevin Kerney Novels series.
Clayton Istee, son of retired police chief Kevin Kerney, goes up against an elusive Mexican hitman in a mesmerizing story of murder, revenge and redemption.
Given a chance to salvage his law enforcement career, Dona Ana County sheriff’s detective Clayton Istee catches a bizarre late-night double homicide at a Las Cruces hotel. Both victims, a man and a woman, had been scalped with their throats cut. The murders show all the signs of a signature hit, but national and state crime data banks reveal no similar profiles. Digging into the victims’ backgrounds, Clayton discovers that six months’ prior the couple had walked out of a nearby casino with $200,000 of a high-stakes gambler’s money.
He also learns the crime had been hushed-up by an undercover federal DEA agent, who resurfaces and recruits Clayton for a dangerous mission to seize the Mexican drug lord responsible for the killings.
Thrust into the nightmare world of borderland drug wars and corrupt cops, Clayton duels with a cunning assassin poised to kill him and his family in a ferocious climax to the Kevin Kerney series that is sure to stun.
About Michael McGarrity
Michael McGarrity is an ex-psychotherapist and former deputy sheriff. With the publication of Tularosa in 1996, Michael McGarrity turned to writing full time. Many of his novels have been national best sellers.
In 2004 he received the New Mexico Governor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts — Literature. He is also the 2015 recipient of the Frank Waters Exemplary Literary Achievement Award and the 2015 Santa Fe Mayor’s Award for Excellence in the Arts – Literature. He has been instrumental in establishing the Hillerman-McGarrity Creative Writing Scholarship at the University of New Mexico, the Richard Bradford Memorial Creative Writing Scholarship at the Santa Fe Community College, and the N. Scott Momaday Creative Writing Scholarship at the Institute of American Indian Arts.
He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico with his wife Emily Beth (Mimi).
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