(From the publisher):
From The Publisher:
Two bodies have been found in the burning wreckage of an abandoned fruit stand. One, the recent victim of a stabbing. The other, a woman who disappeared from Santa Fe eleven years ago. Now Police Chief Kevin Kerney has to reopen a cold case from the missing persons files--and work side by side on the new homicide case with his estranged son, Deputy Sheriff Clayton Istee. But when their dual investigations brings to light an illicit ring of gambling, prostitution, and murder, father and son are forced to tangle with other law enforcement agencies--and expose a vast criminal network that reaches far beyond the mountains of southern New Mexico...and into the darkest places of the soul...
Original title: The Big Gamble
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives→ Police Procedural