a Wild Ride With a Modern-Day
all began with a middle-of-the-night phone call. The young woman who made the call tells Dutch Evans – an ex-medical student, ex-police
detective, and rodeo cowboy who owns a working ranch and freelances as a private investigator –
her sister Muffin’s life is in danger after her professional boxer
husband dies mysteriously. When
Dutch learns the young woman is the daughter of a former flame named
Lorraine, he feels compelled to help.
In the back of his mind is the hope he’ll run into Lorraine.
exciting modern western/adventure novel The Odor of Death.
Knuckey, a retired cowboy and police officer himself, draws on
his real-life experience to craft a fast-paced story destined to leave
alongside New York City homicide detective Arlo Dowdy, who also happens
to be Dutch’s nemesis, he runs headfirst into another murder.
After a short stay in the hospital recovering from a brutal
attack, Dutch finds himself the main suspect in the untimely death of a
nurse. Forced to rely on Arlo’s help, Dutch and his partner forge
a reluctant but tenuous relationship in an attempt to solve not just one
murder, but a string of them.
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I was ten years old at the beginning of World War Two, and due to the consequential changes in every ones lifestyle, I was forced to grow up fast. I was a professional rodeo cowboy at 15, and rode broncs and bulls for the next eleven years, while engaging in other pursuits. At seventeen, I joined the U.S.Navy and was assigned to the Medical Corps. Three years later the Korean War started and I was immediately transferred to the U.S. Marine Corps where I served my last year of service. The next twenty two years I spent as
a police officer with sixteen of those years in the Detective Bureau. Half of that time was spent as an investigator in the
robbery/homicide division and the rest in supervisory positions ending with being in charge of the entire bureau. I earned a law degree and passed the bar before retiring as a lieutenant to practice law. I was a sole practitioner for the next thirteen years with a general practice with a heavy emphasis on criminal law defense. I closed my law office after being appointed to the bench as a Trial Court
Commissioner and eleven years later I retired as a Superior Court Commissioner.
My retirement was partially brought on by my desire to draw on my life’s experience and write. In addition to this novel I have published two books, “THE RECOLLECTIONS OF A RODEO COWBOY,”
and “ME AND OTHER GREAT HUNTERS.” I have several published short stories in “FRESH INK,” a monthly publication of the Inland Empire California Writers Club, as well as stories in Ogden publications inc. book, “MY FOLKS RODE THE RAILS,” and the anthology of the San Fernando Valley Chapter of the California Writers Club. I authored an article on publishing that appeared in Writers Digest magazine, “Publishing
Success.” Most of my writing has humor and even though it may be evasive and subtle, it does exist.
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