A Certain Malice

Author(s): Jake Page
Series: Mo Bowdre Series No: 5
Original Publish Date: Mar 30, 2011
Product Number: EB00150725
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307789181
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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"Jake Page is one of the Southwest's most distinguished writers."—The Denver Post A bizarre murder leaves two teenagers dead in a desert arroyo, their naked bodies side by side, face up under the New Mexican sun. Near them, etched in stone, is a symbol unlike any Native American marking. What does it signify? The puzzle is made to order for Mo Bowdre's quirky and capacious intelligence. But Bowdre, a wildlife sculptor and occasional sleuth, may be in over his head, as he becomes embroiled in a possible case of ritual killing—and a certain malice. . . . Praise for A Certain Malice "In a long tradition of oddball amateur detectives, the flamboyant Bowdre is a welcome addition. He's certainly offbeat and larger than life."—L.A. Life "Page's mysteries are standouts."—The Houston Chronicle "Move over, Tony Hillerman"—The Seattle Times/Post-Intelligencer