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A Mammoth Murder

by Bill Crider

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A Mammoth Murder by Bill Crider
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  • Published Apr 2006
    272 pages
    Genre: Mysteries

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One hot summer morning, big, tough Bud Turley brings an enormous tooth into the Blacklin County police station and asks Sheriff Dan Rhodes to keep it for him until the paleontologist from the community college comes up to examine it. Turley insists that the tooth is proof that Bigfoot roams the woods---unless it is from a prehistoric animal, which Rhodes thinks is more likely. But Turley’s buddy Larry Colley has maintained for years that he’s seen Bigfoot. Most inhabitants of Blacklin County have avoided those woods, but Colley and Bud are at home there, and Turley is ready to crow over his find. However, the next day his body is found in the forest, leaving Larry Colley more certain than ever that a monster is lurking there.

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"Fans and newcomers alike will enjoy this playful romp with a Texas drawl." - Publishers Weekly.
"To call Sheriff Rhodes low-key is an understatement. Not for the somnolent." - Kirkus Reviews.

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Bill Crider

Bill Crider is the Anthony Award-winning author of the Sheriff Dan Rhodes Mysteries (Red, White, and Blue Murder) and the Professor Sally Good Mysteries (A Knife in the Back). His short story "Cranked", which appeared in Damn Near Dead, was a finalist for an Edgar Award.

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