Re: Re : RARA-AVIS: Best Sheriff Mysteries (was "western vs noir, cowboy vs private eye")

Date: 13 Jul 2009

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    In a message dated 7/13/09 12:57:55 PM, writes:

    > If you want
    > a sheriff in rural settings, then go for John Mac Partland’s I’LL SEE YOU
    > IN
    > HELL which is a first class HB/noir novel. Though and violent.
    > Also: SWEET
    > CHEAT by Peter Duncan: rural, ironic, caustic and a good novel with a
    > sheriff battling
    > against bigotry…. Not to be missed.
    I recommend former Clayton County Iowa Deputy Sheriff Donald Harstad's series about Maitland County Deputy Sheriff Carl Housman. tough, rural procedurals based on actual events

    John Lau

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