Arches Enemy

Scott Graham (Author)
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"A winning blend of archaeology and intrigue, Graham's series turns our national parks into places of equal parts beauty, mystery, and danger."
--EMILY LITTLEJOHN, author of Lost Lake

A famed sandstone arch in Utah's Arches National Park collapses and takes a woman atop it to her death, ensnaring archaeologist Chuck Bender and his family in lethal questions of environmental monkeywrenching and political intrigue. As more deaths follow, Chuck and his wife Janelle race to uncover the killer even as they become murder targets themselves.

SCOTT GRAHAM is the author of the acclaimed National Park Mystery series, featuring archaeologist Chuck Bender and Chuck's spouse, Janelle Ortega. In addition to the National Park Mystery series, Scott is the author of five nonfiction books, including Extreme Kids, winner of the National Outdoor Book Award. Scott is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys backpacking, river rafting, skiing, and mountaineering. He has made a living as a newspaper reporter, magazine editor, radio disk jockey, and coal-shoveling fireman on the steam-powered Durango-Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. He lives with his spouse, who is an emergency physician, in Durango, Colorado.

Product Details

Price
$15.95  $14.67
Publisher
Torrey House Press
Publish Date
June 11, 2019
Pages
200
Dimensions
5.2 X 0.8 X 7.9 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781948814058
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About the Author

SCOTT GRAHAM is the author of the acclaimed National Park Mystery series, featuring archaeologist Chuck Bender and Chuck's spouse, Janelle Ortega. In addition to the National Park Mystery series, Scott is the author of five nonfiction books, including Extreme Kids, winner of the National Outdoor Book Award. Scott is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys backpacking, river rafting, skiing, and mountaineering. He has made a living as a newspaper reporter, magazine editor, radio disk jockey, and coal-shoveling fireman on the steam-powered Durango-Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. He lives with his spouse, who is an emergency physician, in Durango, Colorado.

Reviews

"Poignant and compelling. Descriptions of the landscape make the desert come alive...Graham also captures the small moments in family life."
--REVIEWING THE EVIDENCE

"The oil and gas industry is juxtaposed against the beauty of nature...a fascinating book."
--MYSTERY SCENE MAGAZINE

"Archaeologist Chuck Bender's contract for preservation work in Utah's Arches National Park is disrupted by a sudden death that turns out to be only the first of several. Where will it all end?"
--KIRKUS

"Fans of Nevada Barr's Anna Pigeon series and readers of environmental mysteries may appreciate this lush tale."
--LIBRARY JOURNAL

"Those interested in national parks and the environmental threats to them will be rewarded."
--PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

"Masterfully plotted in confident prose, Arches Enemy is not only an adventurous and fascinating mystery you can't put down, it delivers important insight on ancestral cultures and their sacred lands. Only a truly gifted novelist is able to keep a reader turning pages while imparting extensive knowledge about the people, the landscape, and the park system. Scott Graham proves yet again that he is one of the finest."
--CHRISTINE CARBO, author of A Sharp Solitude

"A winning blend of archaeology and intrigue, Graham's series turns our national parks into places of equal parts beauty, mystery, and danger."
--EMILY LITTLEJOHN, author of Lost Lake

Praise for Yosemite Fall

"As always, the highlight of Graham's National Park Mystery Series is his extensive knowledge of the parks system, its lands, and its people."
--KIRKUS

"Only the best novelists have the gift of propelling readers into the middle of artfully crafted adventures, and with Yosemite Fall, Scott Graham once again proves he belongs in the very first rank."
--JEFF GUINN, New York Times bestselling author of Manson

"Death by landscape in Yosemite Fall--Scott Graham keeps the reader on edge throughout this entire National Park Mystery."
--MARGARET MIZUSHIMA, award-winning author of Hunting Hour: A Timber Creek K-9 Mystery

"Filled with murder and mayhem, jealousy and good detective work--an exciting, nonstop read."
--ANNE HILLERMAN, New York Times bestselling author of Song of the Lion: A Leaphorn, Chee, and Manuelito novel

"Engrossing...a glorious portrait of one of the most compelling landscapes on earth. Graham clearly knows the territory. A topnotch read."
--WILLIAM KENT KRUEGER, New York Times bestselling author of Sulfur Springs: A Cork O'Connor Mystery

"One part mystery, one part mysticism, one part mayhem--and all parts thrilling."
--CRAIG JOHNSON, New York Times bestselling author of The Western Star: A Longmire Mystery

"One of the most engaging mysteries I've read in a long while...delivers it all and then some."
--MARGARET COEL, New York Times bestselling author of Winter's Child: A Wind River Mystery

"Graham has crafted a multilevel mystery that plumbs the emotions of greed and jealousy that cause some people to ignore their humanity. He also weaves into the story a vast store of information about the history of Yosemite, details about rock climbing and paramedic procedures."
--THE DURANGO HERALD