Chasing a Blond Moon (Woods Cop Mysteries) (Paperback)

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Strange things are happening to the black bears of the Upper Peninsula. Grady Service is stumped until a Korean-born professor is murdered by cyanide-laced figs that contain two freeze-dried bear gall bladders. Sexy and suspenseful, Chasing a Blond Moon also introduces a new twist in Grady's personal life: he meets a son he never knew he had. For more on Joseph Heywood and the Woods Cop Mysteries, visit the author's website.

About the Author

Joseph Heywood is the author of the Woods Cop mystery series, a critically acclaimed series published by Lyons that includes Ice Hunter and Blue Wolf in Green Fire. He is also the author of The Birkut, Taxi Dancer, The Domino Conspiracy, and The Snowfly. He lives in Portage, Michigan. For more on Joseph Heywood and the Woods Cop Mysteries, visit the author's website.

Praise For…

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

 "This is a tightly written mystery/crime novel...which offers a nice balance between belly laughs, head-scratching plot lines and the real grit of modern police work."
--Petersen's Hunting

"Heywood takes the reader right along through Michigan's Upper Peninsula. His love for the land, and its animals, shines through the book. And you have to love a story whose action slows when the hero is called to a moose-vehicle collision."
--Gracie Gregg, Times Record News

"Mr. Heywood has crafted an entertaining bunch of characters, highly eccentric and in some cases lovable, and set them in the Upper Peninsula wilderness [of Michigan], where independence is a byword and fast action is inevitable. An absorbing narrative twists and turns in a setting ripe for the corruption that inevitably occurs when obscene profits encounter a simpler way of life."
--Laurie Trimble, The Dallas Morning News

"Compelling ideas and taut suspense distinguish the second in Heywood's series...When the action takes over, Heywood is incomparable. One hopes Heywood has a long writing career ahead of him."--Publishers Weekly (starred), (for Blue Wolf in Green Fire)

In Praise of earlier books in the series:
"Crisp writing, great scenery, quirky characters and an absorbing plot add to the appeal of this memorable first entry in a promised series of 'woods cop' mysteries."--The Wall Street Journal (for Ice Hunter)
Product Details
ISBN: 9781599213606
ISBN-10: 1599213605
Publisher: Lyons Press
Publication Date: October 3rd, 2008
Pages: 454
Language: English
Series: Woods Cop Mysteries