YOSEMITE FALL

by Scott Graham

 

 

Archaeologist Chuck Bender arrives with his family in the beautiful Yosemite Valley to study the 150-year-old murders of a pair of gold prospectors. In the midst of Chuck’s work, preparations for the annual Yosemite Slam rock-climbing competition, and a reunion with his old climbing buddies, the trip quickly turns threatening. One climber never shows up, climbing equipment fails, and Chuck and his wife, Janelle Ortega, are suspected in the shocking, present-day death of one of Chuck’s former rock-climbing partners. Together, Chuck and Janelle race against time to solve the dual mysteries and prove their innocence—all while facing down a ruthless killer on the loose. This is the fourth book in the National Park Mystery Series.

June 2018| Fiction/Mystery | 978-1-937226-87-9| 249 pp | $15.95 

SCOTT GRAHAM, winner of the National Outdoor Book Award, is the author of Canyon Sacrifice, Mountain Rampage, and Yellowstone Standoff, books one through three in the National Park Mystery Series. Graham is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys mountaineering, skiing, hunting, rock climbing, and whitewater rafting with his wife, who is an emergency physician, and their two sons. He lives in Durango, Colorado.

 

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MOUNTAIN RAMPAGE

CANYON SACRIFICE

YELLOWSTONE STANDOFF

PRAISE FOR YOSEMITE FALL

"The historical perspective on the Yosemite area is fascinating...Graham effectively places the reader in the landscape and history of the West." 
REVIEWING THE EVIDENCE 

 

Graham has crafted a multilevel mystery that plumbs the emotions of greed and jealousy that cause some people to ignore their humanity. He also weaves into the story a vast store of information about the history of Yosemite, details about rock climbing and paramedic procedures.

DURANGO HERALD

“Graham’s winning fourth National Park mystery uses Yosemite as a backdrop for a host of shady dealings and dangerous power struggles. …The archaeological work depicts how settlers unjustly blamed Native Americans for devious actions, and the blending of elements never feels clunky. This zippy tale uses lush descriptions of natural beauty and twisted false leads to create an exciting, rewarding puzzle.” 
PUBLISHERS WEEKLY 

“As always, the highlight of Graham’s National Park Mystery Series is his extensive knowledge of the parks system, its lands, and its people.”
KIRKUS REVIEWS

“Only the best novelists have the gift of propelling readers into the middle of artfully crafted adventures, and with Yosemite Fall, Scott Graham once again proves he belongs in the very first rank.”
—JEFF GUINN

New York Times bestselling author of Manson

“Death by landscape in Yosemite Fall—Scott Graham keeps the reader on edge throughout this entire National Park Mystery.”
—MARGARET MIZUSHIMA
award-winning author of Hunting Hour: A Timber Creek K-9 Mystery

“Filled with murder and mayhem, jealousy and good detective work—an exciting, nonstop read.”
—ANNE HILLERMAN

New York Times bestselling author of Song of the Lion

Engrossing... a glorious portrait of one of the most compelling landscapes on earth. Graham clearly knows the territory. A topnotch read.”
—WILLIAM KENT KRUEGER

New York Times bestselling author of Sulfur Springs: A Cork O'Connor Mystery

“One part mystery, one part mysticism, one part mayhem—and all parts thrilling.”
—CRAIG JOHNSON

New York Times bestselling author of The Western Star: A Longmire Mystery

“One of the most engaging mysteries I've read in a long while... delivers it all and then some.”
—MARGARET COEL

New York Times bestselling author of Winter's Child: A Wind River Mystery

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