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    • Hard Country

    • A Novel
    • By: Michael McGarrity
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 15 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,468
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,362
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,351

    National best-selling author and New Mexico native Michael McGarrity takes listeners to the wild territory of the late 19th-century American Southwest for this epic tale. After the deaths of his wife and brother, John Kerney gives up his West Texas ranch and heads south in search of a new home. Soon Kerney is offered work trailing cattle to the New Mexico Territory - a job that will forever change his life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hard Country lives up to it's title.

    • By mar on 12-14-12

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Tularosa

    • By: Michael McGarrity
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 8 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 858
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 773
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 765

    In a wicked conspiracy reaching across the Mexican border, Tularosa pits a jaded ex-cop against tight-lipped Army personnel, hired thugs, and smooth-talking outlaws. Forced into retirement by a crippling gunshot wound, Santa Fe policeman Kevin Kerney seeks solitude on a small New Mexico ranch far from the nearest neighbor. But when his godson disappears without a trace into the harsh, high-security desert of the White Sands Missile Range, Kerney emerges to search for the young soldier.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Out West Meets US Army, GREAT STORY!

    • By Debbie on 09-02-14

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Last Ranch

    • A Novel of the New American West
    • By: Michael McGarrity
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 14 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 559
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 522
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 519

    When Matthew Kerney returns to his ranch in the beautiful San Andres Mountains after serving in Sicily during World War II, he must not only fight to recover physically and emotionally from a devastating war injury, but he must also battle attempts by the US Army to seize control of his land for expanded weapons testing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So Good! Read to Start the Kevin Kearney Series!

    • By Paula on 05-23-16

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Backlands

    • A Novel of the American West
    • By: Michael McGarrity
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 14 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 756
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 704
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 700

    Michael McGarrity returns with the second installment of his sweeping, richly authentic New York Times best-selling American West trilogy set in the raw, untrammeled New Mexico backlands during the Roaring '20s, the Great Depression, and World War II. Hard Country, the first novel in the Kerney family trilogy and the debut prequel to his national best-selling Kevin Kerney crime novels, was critically acclaimed for its authentic, gritty realism; its sprawling, engrossing story; and its compelling, engaging characters.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Way too predictable

    • By Randall on 04-11-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • Serpent Gate

    • By: Michael McGarrity
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 431
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 401
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 401

    Serpent Gate portrays former Santa Fe policeman Kevin Kerney in a perilous struggle against corrupt officers, New Mexico politicians, and a deadly enemy from the past. Recruited for the State police by the new chief, Kerney searches the mountainous countryside for a patrolman’s killer. Quickly solving the months-old murder, he takes on a more challenging assignment: recover the priceless art collection stolen from the governor’s office.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • excellent!

    • By Bond James Bond on 07-07-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Slow Kill

    • A Kevin Kerney Novel
    • By: Michael McGarrity
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 9 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 227
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 195
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 194

    Things are more complicated than they seam as the suspense builds in this wry and enjoyable police procedural. When Santa Fe police chief Kevin Kerney finds the dead body of hotel magnate Clifford Spalding at a mountain ranch, he has a pretty good idea about who to talk to; the list of suspects isn't long. Spalding had a devious wife who was cheating on him with a known thug, and an embittered ex-wife with mental problems.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Close but not cigar

    • By Kathy on 05-31-12

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Hermit's Peak

    • By: Michael McGarrity
    • Narrated by: J. Ed Araiza
    • Length: 4 hrs and 18 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 196
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 166
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 164

    Filled with breakneck action and authentic detail, Hermit's Peak is Michael McGarrity's most involving novel yet.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • worst narration I have ever encountered

    • By Elizabeth on 11-16-13

    Regular price: $19.93

    • Mexican Hat

    • A Kevin Kerney Novel, Book 2
    • By: Michael McGarrity
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 8 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 571
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 532
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 527

    Critically acclaimed author Michael McGarrity’s powerful tale is packed with constant surprises and nonstop action. When retired Santa Fe detective Kevin Kerney discovers a mysterious body, his quiet summer in the Gila Wilderness is interrupted. Narrator George Guidall holds you spellbound as Kerney tangles with a modern paramilitary group and a vicious 60-year-old feud.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Series gets better & better

    • By Dawn on 12-30-14

    Regular price: $20.26

    • Nothing but Trouble

    • A Kevin Kerney Novel
    • By: Michael McGarrity
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 10 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 229
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191

    After years away on the pro rodeo circuit, Johnny Jordan struts into Santa Fe to ask his boyhood friend, Santa Fe Police Chief Kevin Kerney, to serve as a technical advisor on a contemporary Western movie to be filmed along the Mexican border. Kerney agrees and plans a working vacation on location in a remote area of the state known as the Bootheel with his wife, Lt. Colonel Sara Brannon, and their three year old son, Patrick.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Adding McGarrity to my "Prayer Review"

    • By Dave Staats on 08-06-15

    Regular price: $52.33

    • The Big Gamble

    • By: Michael McGarrity
    • Narrated by: Dick Hill
    • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 215
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 199
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 195

    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.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • What Happened McGarrity? Not Up to Par

    • By Paula on 10-26-16

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Residue

    • A Kevin Kerney Novel
    • By: Michael McGarrity
    • Narrated by: John McLain
    • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 94
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 95

    A long-unsolved mystery gets a grim new break when the bones of Kim Ward are unearthed in Las Cruces, New Mexico, 45 years after her disappearance. Suspicion swiftly falls on her old college boyfriend: none other than retired police chief Kevin Kerney. The chief's hopes of clearing his name look bleak in the face of damning evidence compiled against him by State Police Lieutenant Clayton Istee. Left grasping for clues, with no alibi and not a single witness to speak for him, Kerney and his wife must race to reconstruct long-past events to identify the one person who can clear his name.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • A sad residue of previous McGarrity novels.

    • By Donald on 10-22-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Everyone Dies

    • Kevin Kerney #8
    • By: Michael McGarrity
    • Narrated by: Patrick G Lawlor
    • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 168
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 155
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 152

    Santa Fe Police Chief Kevin Kerney and his wife, Lieutenant Colonel Sara Brannon, are on leave and eagerly awaiting the birth of their son when a prominent gay attorney is gunned down outside his office by an unknown assailant. Called to the crime scene and faced with scanty evidence and no apparent motive, Kerney directs his chief of detectives to delve into the victim's personal and professional life, a decision that ultimately leads to a SWAT team screw-up and the death of two innocent people.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A little disjointed.

    • By Hill on 03-08-17

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Death Song

    • By: Michael McGarrity
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 8 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 209
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 171
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 169

    In Lincoln County, New Mexico, the slaying of a deputy sheriff and his wife reunites Police Chief Kerney and his son, Sergeant Clayton Istee, on the bloody trail of drug-running killers.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing ending

    • By Amazon Customer on 05-19-13

    Regular price: $26.60

    • Dead or Alive

    • A Kevin Kerney Novel
    • By: Michael McGarrity
    • Narrated by: George Guidall
    • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 175
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 153
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 152

    Lawman turned best-selling author Michael McGarrity presents this thrilling Kevin Kerney novel—packed with gritty action—that “series fans will relish” ( Publishers Weekly). Called out of retirement, Kerney must take up the hunt for a psychotic killer who’s been blazing a path of carnage from Texas to Colorado. Fortunately he’ll have help from his half-Indian son, Sgt. Clayton Istee.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Rather be dead

    • By Rusty on 09-28-13

    Regular price: $20.26

    • Under the Color of Law

    • By: Michael McGarrity
    • Narrated by: David Purdham
    • Length: 5 hrs and 56 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 122
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121

    He's returned to Santa Fe, newly installed as police chief, when a U.S. ambassador's estranged wife is found murdered in her multimillion-dollar home. Before he can mount a proper investigation, an FBI anti-terrorism team arrives, takes control of the inquiry, and forces Kerney to watch from the sidelines as the crime scene is sanitized, potential witnesses disappear, and the case is cleared with trumped-up evidence.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Abridged

    • By summerlou on 08-31-16

    Regular price: $19.93