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Michael McGarrity

Biography

Michael McGarrity

Michael McGarrity is author of the Anthony Award-nominated TULAROSA, MEXICAN HAT, SERPENT GATE, HERMIT'S PEAK, THE JUDAS JUDGE, UNDER THE COLOR OF LAW and THE BIG GAMBLE. A former deputy sheriff for Santa Fe County, he established the first Sex Crimes Unit. He has also served as an instructor at the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy and as an investigator for the New Mexico Public Defender's Office.

Michael McGarrity

Books by Michael McGarrity

by Michael McGarrity - Fiction, Mystery, Police Procedural

Given a chance to salvage his law enforcement career, Dona Ana County Sheriff’s Detective Clayton Istee catches a bizarre late-night double homicide at a Las Cruces hotel. Both victims, a man and a woman, have been scalped with their throats cut. Digging into the victims’ backgrounds, Clayton discovers that six months prior the couple had walked out of a nearby casino with $200,000 of a high-stakes gambler’s money. He also learns the crime had been hushed up by an undercover federal DEA agent, who resurfaces and recruits Clayton for a dangerous mission to seize the Mexican drug lord responsible for the killings. Thrust into the nightmare world of borderland drug wars and corrupt cops, Clayton duels with a cunning assassin poised to kill him and his family in a ferocious climax to the Kevin Kerney series that is sure to stun.

by Michael McGarrity - Adventure, Fiction, Western

In the wake of the death of his wife as she gives birth to his son, and the killing of his brother, John Kerney is forced to give up his ranch, leave his son behind, and strike out in search of the murderous outlaws and a place where he can start over. He drifts south until he meets a man who offers him work trailing cattle to the New Mexico Territory and forever changes his life.