Bad Moon Rising by John Galligan audiobook

Bad Moon Rising: A Bad Axe County Novel

By John Galligan

Simon & Schuster Audio 9781982166533

The Bad Axe County Mysteries: Book 3

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    Available on 06/29/2021

    ISBN: 9781797125541

A record heat wave suffocates remote rural Wisconsin as the local sheriff tracks down a serial killer hidden in the depths of the community in this atmospheric, race-to-the-finish mystery by the acclaimed author of thefast-paced and utterly addictive” (Lori Rader-Day, author of Under a Dark Sky) Bad Axe County series. Sheriff Heidi Kick has a dead body on her hands, a homeless young man last seen alive miles from the Bad Axe. Chillingly, the medical examiner confirms what Sheriff Kick has been experiencing in her own reoccurring nightmares of late: the victim was buried alive. As the relentless summer heat bears down and more bodies are discovered, Sheriff Kick also finds herself embroiled in a nasty reelection campaign. These days her detractors call her “Sheriff Mommy”—KICK HER OUT holler the opposition’s campaign signs—and as her family troubles become public, vicious rumors threaten to sway the electorate and derail her investigation. Enter Vietnam veteran Leroy Fanta, editor-in-chief of the local paper who believes Heidi’s strange case might be tied to a reclusive man writing deranged letters to the opinions section for years. With his heart and liver on their last legs, Fanta drums up his old journalistic instincts in one last effort to help Heidi find a lead in her case, or at least a good story... With simmering tension that sweats off the page, Bad Moon Rising infuses newsworthy relevance with a page-turning story of crime in America’s heartland, capturing global issues with startling immediacy while entertaining from start to finish.

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A record heat wave suffocates remote rural Wisconsin as the local sheriff tracks down a serial killer hidden in the depths of the community in this atmospheric, race-to-the-finish mystery by the acclaimed author of thefast-paced and utterly addictive” (Lori Rader-Day, author of Under a Dark Sky) Bad Axe County series.

Sheriff Heidi Kick has a dead body on her hands, a homeless young man last seen alive miles from the Bad Axe. Chillingly, the medical examiner confirms what Sheriff Kick has been experiencing in her own reoccurring nightmares of late: the victim was buried alive. As the relentless summer heat bears down and more bodies are discovered, Sheriff Kick also finds herself embroiled in a nasty reelection campaign. These days her detractors call her “Sheriff Mommy”—KICK HER OUT holler the opposition’s campaign signs—and as her family troubles become public, vicious rumors threaten to sway the electorate and derail her investigation.

Enter Vietnam veteran Leroy Fanta, editor-in-chief of the local paper who believes Heidi’s strange case might be tied to a reclusive man writing deranged letters to the opinions section for years. With his heart and liver on their last legs, Fanta drums up his old journalistic instincts in one last effort to help Heidi find a lead in her case, or at least a good story...

With simmering tension that sweats off the page, Bad Moon Rising infuses newsworthy relevance with a page-turning story of crime in America’s heartland, capturing global issues with startling immediacy while entertaining from start to finish.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

"As unique a place in the mystery universe as you will ever find, and in the eloquent prose of John Galligan, it comes alive in a ride that is smooth, unexpected, and memorable. This book is a diamond in the rough.” Michael Connelly, #1 New York Times bestselling author

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Author Bio: John Galligan

Author Bio: John Galligan

John Galligan is the author of several novels in the Fly Fishing mystery series and the Bad Axe County mysteries. He teaches writing in Madison, Wisconsin.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Audience: Adult
Language: English