Strike Dog (Woods Cop Mysteries) (Hardcover)
The newest Joseph Heywood mystery novel set in Michigan's Upper Peninsula finds Grady Service out to avenge the murder of his girlfriend and his son. Conservation officers in several states are being gruesomely slaughtered and Service, alone and devastated, navigates the mind of a serial killer before he becomes the next victim. Hunting the hunter through Wisconsin and Missouri, this is Heywood's most suspenseful and psychological thriller, perfect for fans of Thomas Perry, James Lee Burke or Nevada Barr. The fifth book in the series, STRIKE DOG is the perfect introduction to Heywood's fiction for outdoorsmen and animal lovers as well.Joseph Heywood is the author of several novels, and lives in Portage, Michigan.
About the Author
Joseph Heywood is the author of The Berkut, Taxi Dancer, The Domino Conspiracy, The Snowfly (Lyons), and our Woods Cop Mystery Series. Strike Dog is the fifth installment in the series.
quotes about the series:
"Engrossing stuff. Lots of well-plotted action and an offbeat, affecting love story."--Kirkus Reviews (for Running Dark)
"Top-notch action scenes, engaging characters both major and minor, masterful dialogue and a passionate sense of place make this a fine series."
--Publishers Weekly (for Chasing a Blond Moon)
"A gripping plot, replete with memorable surrounds and spiky characters, makes this second in the series (after Ice Hunter) an excellent choice for most collections. A good pick also for readers who enjoy outdoor mysteries by such authors as Nevada Barr or Dana Stabenow."
--Library Journal (for Blue Wolf in Green Fire)
"Crisp writing, great scenery, quirky characters and an absorbing plot add to the appeal of the memorable first entry in a promised series of "woofs cop' mysteries."
--Wall Street Journal (for Ice Hunter)