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Hermit's Peak: a Kevin Kerney novel
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New York : Scribner, c1999.
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315 pages : map ; 25 cm.
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2 copies, 1 person is on the wait list.
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Description
When an old family friend unexpectedly leaves Kevin Kerney 6400 acres of high country land outside Las Vegas, New Mexico, the last thing Kerney wants to think about is police work. Taking a rare weekend off from his job as deputy chief of the New Mexico State Police, Kerney sets out to explore the land, a rugged mesa in the shadow of Hermit's Peak.

Before Kerney can get very far, he comes upon an ailing stray dog with a woman's running shoe in its mouth. The dog leads him to the butchered bones of a murder victim, and Kerney finds he's inherited a homicide along with a ranch.

Determined not to see his weekend ruined, Kerney turns the investigation over to the state police district office and continues his survey of his windfall inheritance, only to find that timber thieves have clear-cut a great swath of woodland in a remote canyon.

Unsure of whether he can pay the inheritance taxes, hold on to the land, and realize his dream to ranch again, Kerney returns to Santa Fe. There he finds that Sara Brannon -- a woman he cares deeply about -- has arrived to visit him. As Kerney and Sara begin trying to sort out a relationship t

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"A Scribner crime novel"--Jacket.
Description
As he investigates a murder in New Mexico, chief deputy Kevin Kerney finds himself facing a choice most policemen hope they will never have to make--do right by the law or by the heart.
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APA Citation (style guide)

McGarrity, M. (1999). Hermit's Peak: a Kevin Kerney novel. New York: Scribner.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

McGarrity, Michael. 1999. Hermit's Peak: A Kevin Kerney Novel. New York: Scribner.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

McGarrity, Michael, Hermit's Peak: A Kevin Kerney Novel. New York: Scribner, 1999.

MLA Citation (style guide)

McGarrity, Michael. Hermit's Peak: A Kevin Kerney Novel. New York: Scribner, 1999. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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