September 2015 an all new mystery novel by Donald Harstad
Harstad is at the top of his game in this captivating fifth case for rural Iowa deputy sheriff Carl Houseman. It all begins when Carl and state agent Hester Gorse get a call to come out to the Heinmen boys’ farm, where they find “one dead, and I mean really dead, dude lying in the roadway.” From Booklist, David Wright
“Another engrossing entry in one of the best new police procedural series.”
--Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"Harstad punches all the paranoia buttons."
--The New York Times Book Review
"Escape the urban thriller to the heartland with Harstad, a real rising star."
-- Booknews from The Poisoned Pen
“A hell of a first novel… Gripping and unsettling.”