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Code of the Hills (Hardcover)

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In this blistering return to Chris
Offutt's acclaimed crime series, Mick Hardin is tested like never before as
familial allegiances and old wounds collide, threatening to destroy everything
he loves
Master storyteller and award-winning author Chris Offutt's latest book, Code
of the Hills
, is a dark, witty, and propulsive thriller of murder and
secrets in a town where little is as it seems.Mick Hardin is back in the hills of Kentucky. He'd planned to touch down
briefly before heading to France, marking the end to his twenty-year Army
career. In Rocksalt, his sister Linda the sheriff is investigating the murder
of Pete Lowe, a sought-after mechanic at the local racetrack. After
another body is found, Linda and her deputy Johnny Boy Tolliver wonder if the
two murders are related. Linda steps into harm's way just as a third body turns
up and Mick ends up being deputized again, uncovering evidence of illegal
cockfighting, and trying to connect all the crimes.An explosive return to the mayhem of the Kentucky hills, Code of
the Hills
is a harrowing novel of family--of what we're willing to do
to protect and avenge the ones we love.

About the Author

CHRIS OFFUTT is the author of the novels Shifty'sBoys, The Killing Hills, Country Dark, and The Good Brother;the short-story collections Kentucky Straight and Outof the Woods, and three memoirs: The Same River Twice, NoHeroes, and My Father, the Pornographer. He has writtenscreenplays for Weeds, True Blood, and Treme, and has received fellowships from the Lannan and Guggenheim foundations. Helives near Oxford, Mississippi

Product Details
ISBN: 9780802161918
ISBN-10: 080216191X
Publisher: Grove Press
Publication Date: June 13th, 2023
Pages: 288
Language: English