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Download Heartshot ePub ↠ 208 pages ↠ reflectionslisburnltd é Posadas County New Mexico hugging the San Cristobalmountains separating it from Mexico has very few mean streets No city slickcop shop either but an earnest elected Sheriff and his aging UndersheriffWilliam C Gastner Pushing sixty and the girth Or ones has broughtbig time crime to the county Were the dead kids merely innocent dupes?Partying that July Fourth night? Dealing? Searching for answers Bill deploys his department while dealing with grievingparents one of whom starts packing a gun Then a second explosion of violencefells an undercover cop whose fate is decided in a tension filled brilliantlydescribed air ambulance flightUnder pressure the sheriff s department shows its mettle and pulls together tomake a formidable team Its weak spot may be Bill whose mind is too tough tocrumble but whose body long mistreated gradually succumbs to stress Ignoringall advice and sense h Unfortunately for my book budget this is one of the free downloads that made it to my 'must buy' list after the first bookThe author could have been going down my personal list of 'likes' when he planned this series Small western town as the setting sensible representation of modern day county law enforcement and characters and attitudes that fit in this scenario Main characters are an aging undersheriff and a younger sensible and bright female deputy both of whom go about the business of law enforcement with a minimum of angst something I appreciate since it seems to be the exception in most current seriesThe plot was believable the issues were things small town law enforcement things that are dealt with in real life now plus an interesting twist at the endWhile this is not a edge of your seat read it moves well with enough tension at the conclusion to make the ending satisfying While it may not appeal to readers who like lots of action and high speed chases it is a solidly crafted police procedural that holds up in comparison to two of my other favorite series set in the west the Longmier series by Craig Johnson and the Gabriel DuPre series by Peter Bowen The pace is relaxed and the characters are old friends by the time you get through the first book

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E pilots the case to a final dramatic midairconfrontation where the fate of the killer and the cop will be decidedThe author s deep affection for southern New Mexico and his gift for vividlyetching ordinary people make this well plotted first novel a standout About the Author Steven F Havill lives near Albuuerue New Mexicowith his wife Kathleen a writer and artist A dedicated high school teacherof high school biology and English by day Havill earned both his BA and MAfrom the University of New Mexico Besides writing the seven UndersheriffBill Gastner mysteries of which Heartshot is the first Havill has alsowritten three Western novels This book was such a surprise Heartshot is the first in a series When I first saw the cover and read the description I dismissed it as a typical Western novel I love Robert Parker and his Spenser novels and Havill's main character is like a Southwest Spenser The writing is clean crisp and well done Although you as the reader probably know the bad guy by halfway through the novel Havill does a marvelous job of using that to increase the suspense I found I couldn't put the book down Not only that the first book was free for my Kindle but then I had to read the whole series The writing is excellent in all the ones I've read so far The Posada County Series is also a great read Havill's love for the New Mexico countryside shines but doesn't overwhelm the books Havill is a writer I have just discovered but what a pleasure to read his work

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HeartshotPosadas County New Mexico hugging the San Cristobalmountains separating it from Mexico has very few mean streets No city slickcop shop either but an earnest elected Sheriff and his aging UndersheriffWilliam C Gastner Pushing sixty and the girth of his Sam Browne uniformbelt widower Bill has no other life than in law enforcement and doesn t wantone even if he s being nudged gently towards retirement Then big time troublestrikes A car full of teens out by the lake running from a stop by Deputy Torrez goesairborne into a rocky outcrop killing all five kids and revealing a packageunder the seat A stash of cocaine this size argues someone 4 Stars for Heartshot Bill Gastnet Mystery Series Book 1audiobook by Steven F Havill read by Rusty Nelson I enjoyed this mystery It’s a good audiobook I like that it’s set in New Mexico