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Kirk Mitchell

The descendant of California pioneers, Kirk Mitchell was graduated magna cum laude in English from the University of Redlands. Prior to becoming a full-time writer in 1983, he served in law enforcement as a deputy sheriff on the Paiute-Shoshone reservations of eastern California and a metropolitan SWAT sergeant. He has had fifteen original novels published, plus numerous blockbuster movie tie-ins, including LETHAL WEAPON and BACKDRAFT, under the pseudonym of Joel Norst. His ecological thriller HIGH DESERT MALICE was an Edgar Mystery Award finalist in 1996. He resides in northern California.

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Best Sellers

    • Ancient Ones

    • An Emmett Parker and Anna Turnipseed Mystery
    • By: Kirk Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 12 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 43

    Though there are signs of foul play, BIA investigator Emmett Quanah Parker and FBI special agent Anna Turnipseed aren't looking for a killer....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent novel and narration

    • By Karen on 06-26-10

    Regular price: $20.76

    • Sky Woman Falling

    • By: Kirk Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 13 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 44

    Brenda Two Kettles, an elder of the Oneida tribe, was found dead in a cornfield, every major bone in her body shattered....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Intersting

    • By Jane Marple on 04-07-07

    Regular price: $25.17

    • Cry Dance

    • An Emmett Parker and Anna Turnipseed Mystery
    • By: Kirk Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 38

    If there's one thing that Bureau of Indian Affairs Investigator Emmett Quanah Parker knows, it's that the dead don't always stay dead....

    Regular price: $18.80

    • Spirit Sickness

    • By: Kirk Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 12 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 103
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 51

    A fire-gutted police cruiser found in a remote part of the Navajo reservation bears witness to a horrific crime. Inside are the bodies of a tribal patrolman and his wife....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An excellent entry in the series

    • By Ashanti on 10-23-09

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Dance of the Thunder Dogs

    • By: Kirk Mitchell
    • Narrated by: Stefan Rudnicki
    • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    Badly wounded and estranged from his partner and love interest, Anna Turnipseed, Emmett Parker has come home....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This has always been my favorite of the series

    • By Patroo on 04-03-12

    Regular price: $23.07

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