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The Big Gamble | [Michael McGarrity]

The Big Gamble

When a fire in an abandoned fruit stand in rural Lincoln County reveals the murdered body of a woman gone missing from Sante Fe years ago, Police Chief Kevin Kerney finds himself cooperating with his estranged son, a man he hardly knows, Deputy Sheriff Clayton Istee. While Kerney digs into the woman's past, hoping to find clues that will lead to a credible suspect, Clayton must unravel two more homicides that seem on the surface totally unrelated.
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When a fire in an abandoned fruit stand in rural Lincoln County reveals the murdered body of a woman gone missing from Sante Fe years ago, Police Chief Kevin Kerney finds himself cooperating with his estranged son, a man he hardly knows, Deputy Sheriff Clayton Istee. While Kerney digs into the woman's past, hoping to find clues that will lead to a credible suspect, Clayton must unravel two more homicides that seem on the surface totally unrelated.

As Kerney chases down clues that raise questions about the legitimacy of a highly regarded modeling and talent agency, Clayton works to discover the identity of a murder suspect alleged to have ties to prostitution and illegal gambling.

Set against the backdrop of the high mountains of southern New Mexico, where gambling is big business and private sexual encounters for VIPs can be discreetly arranged, Kerney and Clayton must go up against the rich and politically powerful opponents who are willing to protect their reputations at all costs.

Catch all of our Kevin Kerney titles.

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    Vickie Oakley andalusia, al 01-14-13
    Vickie Oakley andalusia, al 01-14-13 Member Since 2011

    book keeper

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    "Good series"

    I enjoy listening to the series by Michael McGarrity. These books are a series so therefore, he doesn't necessarily tie everything together before one book ends. In other words, if you enjoy the book you keep coming back for more. I like the main character Kearney. I envision him as a John Wayne and I appreciate the way that McGarrity lets us have little glimpses into his past as well as he current situations. I would recommend these books to anyone who enjoys reading a good detective mystery.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Taylor Seattle, WA, United States 09-28-12
    Taylor Seattle, WA, United States 09-28-12 Member Since 2007
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    "very poor reader"
    If you could sum up The Big Gamble in three words, what would they be?

    The story was good the reader was terrible.


    What did you like best about this story?

    I thought the story followed the sequence of the series and kept my interest throughout the book


    What didn’t you like about Dick Hill’s performance?

    When he was just reading he did ok,but when he tried to do the various charadters he was terrible to listen to.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    I'm not going to make a film of this book so I never consided a tag line (what ever that is)


    Any additional comments?

    not offf hand

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    Ellen Boone, NC, United States 04-20-11
    Ellen Boone, NC, United States 04-20-11 Member Since 2005
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    "Another book ruined by a bad reader"

    McGarrity might be okay, but Dick Hill is such an annoying reader that I will never know. If he would just read the books without funny voices everything would be fine, but he makes all the characters sound like idiots and ruins the books with his sarcastic tone.

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