Dark River Rising - Nov 2016 by Roger Johns

“A finely crafted ensemble and a balanced grace makes this debut novel as hard to resist as blue ribbon gumbo.” CRAIG JOHNSON, New York Times bestselling author of the Walt Longmire Mysteries, the basis for the Netflix hit drama Longmire

“Roger Johns paints a beautiful and dangerous picture of Baton Rouge. . . . Dark River Rising is crime fiction at its finest, a fascinating blend of atmosphere, a compelling mystery, and a protagonist you won't soon forget.”LINDA CASTILLO, New York Times bestselling author of Among the Wicked

“Detective Wallace Hartman is irresistible―damaged, authentic and relentless. In this compelling ripped-from-the-headlines debut, a killer's grisly trademark pulls the Louisiana detective to the dangerous dark center of everything she fears.”HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN, Anthony, Agatha, and Mary Higgins Clark award-winning author of Say No More

“Riveting detail and a clever detective duo make Dark River Rising a fast-paced and compelling read. Johns skillfully weaves police procedure, romantic tension, and unexpected twists into a plot that had me turning pages late into the night and checking to make sure I'd locked my doors. This is a debut you don't want to miss!”SUSAN CRAWFORD, bestselling author of The Pocket Wife and The Other Widow

“With a lead character that seems destined for an important place in detective fiction, Dark River Rising takes an extremely fresh slant, first on murder, and then on the investigation. I couldn't wait to find out ‘who done it!’”TRUDY NAN BOYCE, 2017 Georgia Author of the Year, Atlanta Homicide Detective [retired], and author of Out of the Blues and Old Bones

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