Book List in Order: 9 titles

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    His music pulled on their heartstrings...Until someone at the Big Jammer River Music Festival pulled a string tight around Hal Birchard's neck. To Sheriff Karen Okerlund Mehaffey and her detective-uncle, Marek Okerlund, the reclusive musician was a h...


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    It all comes to a head... In a quiet roadside ditch in Eda County, South Dakota, prairie roses have sprung up along with constructions cones—and a fractured old skull. Settling into her first year as elected sheriff, Karen Okerlund Mehaffey wants n...


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    Nature's red in tooth and claw... After an election recount, Karen Mehaffey's triumphant return as the sheriff of Eda County, South Dakota, is marred by the murder of her opponent, Bob "Baby" Bunting. His desecrated body is found in a local park wher...


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    It's not just the sun's rays beaming down... After losing a brutal election, Sheriff Karen Mehaffey and her uncle, Detective Marek Okerlund, are headed from South Dakota to New Mexico for a long delayed vacation and job hunt. Marek hopes to reunite w...


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    If it bleeds, it leads. Poised to win her first contested election in Eda County, South Dakota, Sheriff Karen Mehaffey is broadsided by bad news. Not only does a hooligan deface a turbine in the county’s new wind farm, but Alyson Linderman, daughte...


  • The ties that bind—can kill. All’s quiet in Reunion, South Dakota, until word comes via horse and buggy: a killer is loose in the peaceful German Anabaptist community of Eder. Outsiders call them the Mock Brethren, who only wish to be left alone....


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    The trucker who’d hit a Wrong Way sign lay hunched over the wheels of his semi—with his brains blown to bits, a revolver in his hand. Leo Jurczewsky had long talked of killing himself. So when Sheriff Karen Mehaffey and Detective Marek Okerlund a...


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    Dreams can inspire, crush—and even kill. For Karen Mehaffey, going for the stars—the sheriff’s stars—wasn’t turning out to be a dream come true. Flood waters are rising along with the thermometer, and the last thing she needs is a homicide....


  • This isn't your mother's Little House on the Prairie... Detective Marek Okerlund unknowingly passes by a dying man in a Dakota blizzard-and gets what he changed jobs to avoid: a homicide. Acting Sheriff Karen Mehaffey asks for a part-time detective t...