McGarrity’s crime novels take place in modern New Mexico, with law enforcement officer Kevin Kerney as the protagonist. The settings are vividly evoked and range from the Tularosa Basin and Lincoln County to Hermit’s Peak, although many take place in Santa Fe. “Hard Country,” “Backlands,” and “The Last Ranch” form a sweeping trilogy tracing the Kerney family’s history in New Mexico from 1875 through the end of the Vietnam War. A ground breaking prequel trilogy, all three books are set on the Tularosa Basin of south central New Mexico

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Residue…A Kevin Kerney Novel

Available in Stores and Online, October 16, 2018

When the bones of a woman are discovered on the property of an old family friend, Kevin Kerney is arrested for the forty-five-year old homicide of Kim Ward, his college girlfriend.


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