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Tough love...or torture?A tough-love school for troubled teens opens its doors in Trout Run, NY. What could go wrong?The locals are thrilled. The North Country Academy promises more jobs and more money flowing into town. But all Police Chief Frank Bennett sees is a throng of juvenile delinquents unpacking on his turf. Then Frank's worst fears are confirmed. An Academy teacher leading a wilderness expedition is mauled to death by a bear. Evidence points to sabotage. As Frank investigates, he learns more about the school's controversial techniques: isolation, restraints, and mind control. He meets students who might be terrified...or might be brilliant liars. And he uncovers disturbing information about the Academy's headmaster. What is more impressive? His track record of putting teens back on the right path...or his skill in covering up past scandals? When an Academy student turns up dead, Frank must unravel a knot of deceit and revenge whose threads lead right into the heart of the Trout Run community. Frank's pursuit of the truth brings him up against a hard choice every good cop dreads.Fans of Craig Johnson's Walt Longmire mysteries will enjoy the outdoor action adventures of this small town Adirondack police chief. Think Fargo without all the blood and gore. Start reading Blood Knot today. Once you arrive in Trout Run, you won't want to leave!Frank Bennett Adirondack Mountain Mystery Series OrderThe books may be read in order or as stand-alone mysteries. They are perfect for readers who enjoy well-developed characters and a vivid setting, including readers of murder mystery books, outdoor adventure books, men's adventure books, and family drama books.Take the Bait (short-listed for the Agatha Award for Best First Mystery)The LureBlood KnotDead Drift (three short mystery stories)False Cast
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S.W. Hubbard, an avid hiker and canoeist, has spent many happy hours exploring the High Peaks area of the Adirondacks, where her family built a vacation home on the banks of the West Branch of the Ausable River. She has worked for more than twenty years as a marketing promotions writer and lives in Morristown, New Jersey, with her husband, two children, and cat. Take the Bait, her debut mystery featuring Police Detective Frank Bennett, was published by Pocket Books.
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