A MOTHER'S VOW
The past year has been horrific for Police Chief Catherine Tanner.
Her husband, a man of color and the editor of the Houston Sentinel, died suddenly under suspicious circumstances. Her daughter has renounced the married life. The police department is rife with corruption. And now Catherine has learned the raw materials for weapons of mass destruction may have gone missing from her city.
Detective Jeff Rowan had a reputation as a good cop-until Catherine fired him for racial profiling.
Coming soon: The First Family of Texas
The opening book in a 5-book series about a large, powerful ranching family in West Texas, a family saga addition to Ken Casper's Coyote Springs series.
Jason Crow, rancher, vintner, and double amputee, is invited to help find his biological father's murderer. He has no idea just how personal the quest is about to become. The list of suspects includes his half-brothers, Harden Spites and Kelvin Dodge, as well as Brayton's alcoholic widow, Dolly Dodge. Then there's Neldona Chance, a prostitute with a heart of gold, who shared a complex relationship with Brayton, Harden and Kelvin.
Bodies pile up. Family tensions rise. Temper reach the breaking point when the sheriff comes to arrest Jason's grieving and emotionally fragile mother for the murder of the profligate man she never stopped loving.
ONE FLEW OVER THE CROW'S NEST is the third in Ken Casper's West Texas Mystery Series, giving readers still another glimpse into the world of one of mystery's most intriguing and unique crime solvers.