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September 2005

Mystery Series Debuts 2000-2005 · American Police

the cover of Third Person Singular by K.J. Erickson

Open Season (2001)
C.J. Box
Joe Pickett, game warden

Third Person Singular (2001)
K.J. Erickson
“Mars” Bahr, police detective

The Cold Blue Blood (2001)
David Handler
Mitch Berger, film critic, and Desiree Mitry, police officer

the cover of The Ice Hunter by Josephy Heywood

Ice Hunter (2001)
Joseph Heywood
Grady Service, conservation officer
Upper Peninsula of Michigan

The Hundredth Man (2004)
Jack Kerley
Carson Ryder, police detective
Mobile, Alabama

A Cruel Season for Dying (2003)
Harker Moore
Jimmy Sakura, Japanese-American police detective
New York City, New York

the cover of In the Bleak Midwinter by Julia Spencer-Fleming

Buck Fever (2002)
Ben Rehder
John Marlin, game warden

In the Bleak Midwinter (2002)
Julia Spencer-Fleming
Russ Van Alstyne, police chief, and Claire Fergusson, Episcopal priest
Upstate New York

Concrete Desert (2001)
Jon Talton
David Mapstone, former professor/“cold case” detective
Phoenix, Arizona

Home Killings (2001)
Marcos McPeek Villatoro
Romilla Chacon, police detective
Nashville, Tennessee