First of ten episodes of a brand new modern-day American West crime fiction serial novel series that fans of Nevada Barr, Robert B. Parker, and Craig Johnson will love.

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Episode 1: Dark Road

Introducing West Texas Sheriff Owen Wolfe in this riveting first episode of Perdido County, a new modern-day American West crime fiction serial novel.

Former Dallas police detective Owen Wolfe is on a dark road and a man in need of redemption.

Wolfe quits his job in Dallas after his partner is tragically murdered. Wolfe blames himself. Depressed and racked with guilt he returns to his West Texas hometown in Perdido County to bury his grief and pain in a liquor bottle.

When longtime family friend, Perdido County Sheriff Emory “Bud” Frazer learns Wolfe is back home, he decides to do what he can to save the son of his best friend from depression and alcohol.

Facing treatment for cancer, Frazer persuades Wolfe to sign on as acting sheriff to finish out Frazer’s last term.

Wolfe reluctantly accepts the job as a favor to Frazer though he had previously decided he was through as a peace officer.

Immediately he faces his first test as acting sheriff when a man is gunned downed near the Mexican border. Once immersed in the murder investigation Wolfe’s instincts and experience kick in.

In the course of solving the murder he starts to work through his emotional issues and resolves to rebuild his career as a peace officer and to clean up his life.


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