Chasing A Blond Moon

Author: Joseph Heywood
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 076279772X
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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.

Red Jacket

Author: Joseph Heywood
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762787597
Size: 78.14 MB
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Woods Cop mystery author Joseph Heywood takes readers to an era when people had to be as hard as the lives they lived. Meet Lute Bapcat, orphan, loner, former cowboy, Rough Rider, beaver trapper, a man who in 1913, with the enthusiastic recommendation by Theodore Roosevelt, himself, becomes one of the Michigan’s first civil service game wardens. His territory: The Keweenaw Peninsula, the state’s industrial center. Featuring a stunning array of characters, fascinating historical detail, and Heywood’s trademark writing about life and work in Michigan’s wild, Red Jacket asks Lute to confront an explosive, bloody labor strike; a siege-like sabotage, including a sudden rash of decapitated, spoiled deer; poisoned trout streams and well water; and unusual deforestation-all apparently designed by mine owners to deny nature’s bounty to the strikers, and thereby to break the union. The strike’s violence culminates in the Italian Hall disaster, during which a man allegedly yells fire in a small building with several hundred people inside. In the panic, 73 people are crushed or die of suffocation, the majority of them the children and wives of striking miners at the hall for a Christmas party. Even with good people dying, the Michigan governor refuses to take sides. Should Lute Bapcat?

Harder Ground

Author: Joseph Heywood
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1493016822
Size: 28.10 MB
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A treasure chest of stories for Joseph Heywood fans, featuring the women game-warden colleagues of his mystery series star Grady Service. With Heywood’s trademark ability to capture the eccentric characters of the Michigan wilderness, his wonderful ear for dialogue, and his vivid descriptions of hunting, fishing, and outdoorsmanship, these stories will delight Heywood fans and entice any reader who loves stories about the great outdoors or law-and-order. The game wardens in these stories not only have to contend with poachers, drug smugglers, and violent criminals, but they must also confront the challenges of being women in a wilderness law enforcement fraternity traditionally dominated by men.

Mill City

Author: Minnesota Historical Society
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press
ISBN: 9780965475488
Size: 22.16 MB
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Fully-illustrated history of the growth of an American community -- its numerous diverse industries, the ingenuity of its leaders and the stories of the average workers behind the products. Larry B. Massie and Peter J. Schmitt detail the area's many distinguished persons -- ranging from "Peppermint King" Albert Todd and S.J. Dunkley, inventor of the cherry pitter, to author Edna Ferber.

Strike Dog

Author: Joseph Heywood
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781599216508
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Awaiting The Moon

Author: Donna Simpson
Publisher: Berkley
ISBN: 9780425208496
Size: 68.56 MB
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Hired by Count Nikolas von Wolfram to transform his petulant niece into a suitable bride for a young Earl, Elizabeth Stanwycke senses that something is amiss with her new employer, to whom she is powerfully attracted, as wolf howls echo through the night. Original.