The Bramble and the Rose
A Henry Farrell Novel
by Tom Bouman
Pub Date 10 Mar 2020
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New in the Henry Farrell mystery series.
Tom Bouman secures his reputation as a master of rural crime fiction in his “fast-paced mystery series” (New York Magazine).
A headless stranger is found in the woods of Wild Thyme, a small town in the Endless Mountains of Pennsylvania. All signs point to a man-killing bear, and Officer Henry Farrell would just as soon leave this hunt to the Game Commission. But doubts arise when he discovers the victim was a retired investigator. What drew the investigator to sleepy Wild Thyme? Before Henry can find answers, his own nephew disappears into the hills. Then an old flame dies under suspicious circumstances, leaving Henry as the prime suspect.
Torn between protecting his family and clearing his name, Henry fights to protect the most he’s ever had to lose.
“You would be hard-pressed to find a finer new series than Tom Bouman’s Henry Farrell novels because of the complexity of the plots or the richness of the characters, but what it really comes down to is just damn good writing.”— Craig Johnson
About the Author: Tom Bouman's first book, Dry Bones in the Valley, won the Edgar Award for Best First Novel and a Los Angeles Times Book Prize. He lives in Pennsylvania.
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