Book List in Order: 8 titles


  • Carl Houseman, the deputy sheriff of rural Nation County, Iowa, leaves home to enter the world of international intrigue in the sixth in Donald Harstad's critically acclaimed series.Houseman's daughter, Jane, has been studying abroad in the UK. When ...



  • in An Apple for the Creature

    Includes a never-before-published Sookie Stackhouse story!What could be scarier than the first day of school? How about a crash course in the paranormal from Charlaine Harris and Toni L. P. Kelner, editors of Home Improvement: Undead Edition? Your wo...




  • Peaceful Nation County, Iowa, confronts the modern world--the arrival of a kosher meat-packing plant and loss of local jobs to foreign workers--a situation made worse when the eighty-plus-year-old Heinman brothers witness an execution-style murder ne...



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    CODE 61: maintain radio silence. someone may be listening. Investigating the apparent suicide of a colleague's niece, Iowa Deputy Sheriff Carl Houseman is startled to uncover a group that transforms the dark fantasies of vampire legend into grisly...



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    The pair of frozen corpses were found under a tarp in the machine shed of an empty farmhouse. Two males--brothers--both killed by bullets from a Russian automatic fired at close range. The cops have a suspect: a man Deputy Sheriff Carl Houseman buste...



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    The ambush exploded in an Iowa marijuana field. The weapons were high caliber. The pot was high grade. And the reporters said afterward: "We have two known dead...." Deputy Sheriff Carl Houseman knew the dead all right: One was a small-time doper, th...



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    Life in Maitland, Iowa, is usually predictable, even for a cop. But all that changes the day Deputy Sheriff Carl Houseman's dispatcher receives the terrifying 911 call. The day cops find the mutilated bodies at a remote farmhouse. The first of eleven...





Complete Series List in Order

Carl Houseman

1) Eleven Days (Jun-1998)
2) Known Dead (Jul-1999)
3) The Big Thaw (Aug-2000)
4) Code 61 (Apr-2002)