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Raptors Ridge: A Max Blake Mystery

William Florence

Published September 11th 2011
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Kindle Edition
400 pages
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In the new Max Blake Mystery Raptors Ridge, the mild-mannered college professor becomes an unlikely candidate to hunt down the killer of the towns richest man and his movie star paramour. And it quickly becomes apparent that every woman on theMoreIn the new Max Blake Mystery Raptors Ridge, the mild-mannered college professor becomes an unlikely candidate to hunt down the killer of the towns richest man and his movie star paramour. And it quickly becomes apparent that every woman on the West Coast has become someones idea of the most dangerous game.Called in because of a chance encounter years before, the former newspaper reporter-turned-professor and part-time private detective is forced to form unusual and sometimes dodgy alliances with friends and enemies alike as he investigates the vicious killings, joining forces with the citys police chief. Their partnership is even more complicated because of a past history between Max and the chief ... and the startling fact that the leading candidates for the murders are members of the chiefs own police force.The trail winds through the incredible mansion called Raptors Ridge, into the streets and alleyways of Oregons capitol city, and eventually spills into the states beautiful but decidedly deadly High Desert.When the killer is eventually cornered and violence unexpectedly explodes, the novels protagonist must use all of his wits and daring knowhow to keep himself and his cohorts alive during a deadly night of terror ... and eventual reckoning.Fans of the Max Blake Westerns series will rejoice in finding this new, thoroughly modern Max, the great-great grandson and namesake of the legendary federal marshal.