The Blight Way: A Sheriff Bo Tully Mystery (Paperback)

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From bestselling author Patrick McManus comes the first mystery starring Blight County sheriff, Bo Tully which Kirkus Reviews called “one of the most entertaining debuts in years.”

Bo Tully, sheriff of Blight County, Idaho—and a fellow who dropped twenty pounds on Atkins—had been thinking about asking out Jan Whittle, his grade-school sweetheart. Problem is, he’s already promised to celebrate his dad’s seventy-fifth birthday with him. Thwarted romance proves to be the least of Bo’s problems, however, when a dead body turns up on Batim Scragg’s ranch. Forced to put on his sleuthing hat, Bo finds himself faced with a whole slew of possible suspects. And what quickly becomes apparent is that, while the sheriff’s investigative methods may not exactly be legal, they are, for better or worse, The Blight Way.

A bestselling author with more than two million books in print, the curmudgeonly wit Patrick F. McManus delivers a page-turning mystery filled with mirth and misadventure set in hook-and-bullet territory.

About the Author

Patrick F. McManus is a renowned outdoor writer, humorist, and longtime columnist for Outdoor Life and Field & Stream. His most recent Sheriff Bo Tully mysteries are The Double-Jack Murders and Avalanche. He is the author of many other books, including such runaway New York Times bestsellers as The Grasshopper Trap, The Night the Bear Ate Goombaw, and Real Ponies Don't Go Oink! He lives in Spokane, Washington.

Praise For…

"A good-natured comic mystery...[McManus] peoples his shaggy plot with a variety of vivid, quirky characters...It's good, goofy fun."

-- Adam Woog, The Seattle Times

"Everybody should read Patrick McManus."

-- The New York Times Book Review

"Patrick Mc Manus is a treasure."

-- The Atlantic

Product Details
ISBN: 9780743280488
ISBN-10: 0743280482
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication Date: January 2nd, 2007
Pages: 288
Language: English
Series: Sheriff Bo Tully Mysteries