Hard Ground

Hard Ground

Woods Cop Stories

Book - 2013
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Hard Ground is a treasure chest of stories for lovers of the outdoors, fans of smart crime fiction, and, of course, the legions of Joseph Heywood fans. Featuring the game-warden colleagues of Woods Cop star Grady Service, the tales in this collection follow the men and women patrolling Michigan's wilds as they encounter everything from poachers determined to defend their kills with deadly resistance to drug pushers selling their wares at an Elvis Convention camping retreat. There are search-and-rescue operations, a rookie game warden's first day on the job, and much, much more. With Heywood's trademark ability to capture the eccentric characters of the Upper Peninsula, his wonderful ear for dialogue, and his vivid descriptions of hunting, fishing, and outdoorsmanship, these twenty-plus stories will delight Heywood fans and entice any reader who loves stories about the great outdoors or law-and-order. As an added bonus, one story features Woods Cop protagonist Grady Service early in his career, while another story stars Heywood's new series protagonist Lute Bapcat.
Publisher: Guilford, Conn. : Lyons Press, [2013], ©2013
ISBN: 9780762781263
0762781262
Branch Call Number: FICTION Hey
Characteristics: xii, 218 pages : map ; 21 cm

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athena14
May 05, 2015

While I did enjoy the stories, the COs' sexual banter was unnecessary and distasteful.

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