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Breck's Quandary

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Living in a remote mountain ski town called Quandary, Sheriff Breckenridge “Breck” Dyer has a lot of problems. The Sheriff's Office is broke. He’s down to one deputy. The cell phones barely work and he can’t even afford a decent patrol car. Seems like the city council keeps cutting and gutting his budget every time he turns around. But things can get worse and they do. A M ...more
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Published May 24th 2019
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Malvika Jaswal
Jul 11, 2019 rated it liked it
3 stars

The fascinating name that the author has chosen for his book was what made me pick up it up in the first place and then there was that stunning cover of the Jeep running on a dirt track towards the Colorado mountains. The book itself deals with the modern-day conundrums of new conflicting medical knowledge regarding the use of marijuana and legality or illegality of its use and so economics and health concerns grapple with each other in a small ski-town.

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Jacqui Huntley
May 23, 2019 rated it liked it
I liked what I took to be a play on words in the title and the story sounded fun too. It was in a way. The Sheriff and his deputy have a fairly quiet life in Quandary if you don't count the sleazebag of a Mayor. He treats them like dirt, cuts and cuts their budget whilst doing the utmost to line his pockets from various nefarious schemes all painted as being for the good of the town. Then a drug cartel moves into the area and takes over from the local cannabis growers. They are really nasty peop ...more
Soozee
May 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Breckenridge 'Breck' Dyer is sheriff of a little ski-resort, and usually life for him and his deputy Jenny O'Hara is pretty quiet. However, that is about to change as a drug cartel have moved into the area and intend to set up a serious drug farm using illegal immigrant labour.

Breck's family and friends become targets as he tries to track and apprehend these villains. However, he is seriously hampered as the city mayor, Seneca Matthews, does not like him, so will not approve finances for basic
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Martha Brindley
May 26, 2019 rated it liked it
My first read by this author and, overall, the book was well written. Set in a small ski resort, the local sheriff, Breck, comes up against a drug cartel. The mayor is less than helpful and is very unsupportive of the sheriff's department. Plenty descriptive passages of the mountains in winter, although I found the plot unbelievable and the book was too long to maintain my interest.I would read a follow up, due to the cliffhanger ending leaving a few loose threads. Thanks to Net Galley for my AR ...more
T Olsen
May 24, 2019 rated it really liked it
This is quite a well written and enjoyable story, even though it's a bit too long, and the plot is kind of stupid.
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Mark Mitten was born in Texas and raised in Colorado. He is a member of the Western Writers of America, and is known for his western novels "Sipping Whiskey in a Shallow Grave" and "Hard To Quit." Both books were finalists for the Peacemaker Award. Mark's newest book is a modern day crime novel called Breck's Quandary.


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