I first found this series at my local library when I was going the stack of books for something new to read. Dan Rhodes is the Sheriff in Texas and the books are full of incidents while his quirky staff helps. I learned a great about being sheriff in a small county. I like learning about this book feral pigs in one book. In this book on his daily run noticed a situation that he needs to stop. One of the local hoodlums in a road age has a gun pointed at a stranger who is on the ground. He arrested the hoodlum and sends the stranger his. First, he asked a man his the name and tells him to into the Sheriff Department to file charges. Carl Stinson is on his way to visit an old school that has locals in a dispute. The next day Carl Stinson's body is found at the old murder. The sheriff needs to find the guilty party while handling the law in the county. Sheriff's Rhodes is wondering rather run in the election next year. Who is Carl Stinson and why was he killed? I HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS BOOK AND SERIES. Will miss this series. Disclosure: Thanks to St. Martin's Press for a copy through NetGalley. The opinions expressed are my own.