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Publisher Description

“[So] good I wish I’d written it. The poetic and bloody ground of west Texas has given birth to a powerful new voice in contemporary western crime fiction.”—Craig Johnson, New York Times bestselling author of the Walt Longmire series

In this gritty crime debut set in the stark Texas borderlands, an unearthed skeleton will throw a small town into violent turmoil.

Seventeen-year-old Caleb Ross is adrift in the wake of the sudden disappearance of his mother more than a year ago, and is struggling to find his way out of the small Texas border town of Murfee. Chris Cherry is a newly minted sheriff’s deputy, a high school football hero who has reluctantly returned to his hometown. When skeletal remains are discovered in the surrounding badlands, the two are inexorably drawn together as their efforts to uncover Murfee’s darkest secrets lead them to the same terrifying suspect: Caleb’s father and Chris’s boss, the charismatic and feared Sheriff Standford “Judge” Ross.

Dark, elegiac, and violent, The Far Empty is a modern Western, a story of loss and escape set along the sharp edge of the Texas border. Told by a longtime federal agent who knows the region, it’s a debut novel you won’t soon forget.

GENRE
Mysteries & Thrillers
RELEASED
2016
June 7
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
448
Pages
PUBLISHER
Penguin Publishing Group
SELLER
PENGUIN GROUP USA, INC.
SIZE
2.1
MB

Customer Reviews

Buglito ,

Tangled web

Ah, small border town with a pit viper of a sheriff and a cast of damaged souls who don’t know any better...at first. How good people can be brought to the brink of disaster through a series of seemingly innocuous decisions...then courageously clawing their way out. Saddle up and buckle down for the ride!

B33P3R ,

The Far Empty

Started ok got better and better. I think the author became more skillful as he wrote this first novel and is going to be a great writer. Good character development, not predictable, a good read. Read this book!

Nero_4204 ,

The far empty

Excellent

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