A SADISTIC SERIAL KILLER suddenly starts terrorizing the remote corner of a northwestern Montana vacation paradise. The killer’s blatantly shocking butchery is marked by his use of hand-crafted primitive weapons and the taunting notes left at each crime scene. His signature calling card is a colorful Native American dream catcher that he hangs near his victims’ bodies.
This elusive “Dream Catcher Butcher” soon garners statewide and national media attention. As his body count climbs and fear spreads, pressure builds on County Sheriff Frank Welles and his deputies to find and take down the depraved, revenge-driven psychopath.
Joining Sheriff Welles in the methodical search is his brother-in-law, Marcus Hawkes. A wounded warrior ex-Navy SEAL, Hawkes has found the Big Sky backcountry a refuge from the horrors of Middle Eastern warfare. Working together, Hawkes and Welles put the puzzle’s blood-splattered pieces together and zero in on finding and stopping the killer.
The eventual mano-y-mano mountainside showdown deep inside the madman’s lair – where he and his latest female captive have taken refuge to make a final stand – is a taut, violent faceoff fated to end with even more blood being shed.
|Publisher:||M. R. James|
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About the Author
M. R. JAMES lives with his wife, Janet, and their two dogs on a small farm in a rural southern Indiana county with more wildlife than residents. A published freelance writer of Western and murder mystery short stories while still a teenager, he launched his lengthy award-winning career as a professional journalist working for daily newspapers in Indiana and his native Illinois. M. R. was a Sports and City Editor, Feature Writer, and the Founder/Editor of BOWHUNTER, a special interest magazine for archery hunters. M. R. also taught basic and creative writing classes for three separate Indiana universities. A member of the national Archery Hall of Fame, he’s the author of nine published books and co-author or editor of several others. The germ of his idea for this first novel appeared while living 16 years in northwestern Montana’s scenic Flathead Valley during.