November 7, 2017
The Roadrunner Press
Hardcover and digistal
ISBN: 978-1-937054-27-4

The Latest in the Acclaimed Hook Runyon Mystery Series:

They say a railroad is little more than a small town that stretches a thousand miles along a single winding iron thread. And as in any small town, gossip travels up and down the rail so fast it might as well be a telephone party line. So when a local boy turns up dead sixty miles down track under a bridge marked as a safe hobo camp, it quickly becomes Hook Runyon’s job to find out what happened before it hits the headlines of the local newspapers. The rail yard bull is dealing with the constraints of a new office job and the presence of a young aspiring criminologist from Back East, a mixture ripe for all hell breaking loose.

Winner of the Oklahoma Book Award for Fiction

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