Pay dirt road / Samantha Jayne Allen.
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- ISBN: 9781250804273
- ISBN: 1250804272
- Physical Description: pages cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Minotaur Books, 2022.
- Copyright: ©2022
"Friday Night Lights meets Mare of Easttown in this small-town mystery about an unlikely private investigator searching for a missing waitress. Pay Dirt Road is the mesmerizing debut from the 2019 Tony Hillerman Prize recipient Samantha Jayne Allen. Annie McIntyre has a love/hate relationship with Garnett, Texas. Recently graduated from college and home waitressing, lacking not in ambition but certainly in direction, Annie is lured into the family business-a private investigation firm-by her supposed-to-be-retired grandfather, Leroy, despite the rest of the clan's misgivings. When a waitress at the café goes missing, Annie and Leroy begin an investigation that leads them down rural routes and haunted byways, to noxious-smelling oil fields and to the glowing neon of local honky-tonks. As Annie works to uncover the truth she finds herself identifying with the victim in increasing, unsettling ways, and realizes she must confront her own past-failed romances, a disturbing experience she'd rather forget, and the trick mirror of nostalgia itself-if she wants to survive this homecoming"-- Provided by publisher.
Winner of the 2019 Tony Hillerman Prize for Best First Mystery Set in the Southwest.
SAMANTHA JAYNE ALLEN has an MFA in fiction from Texas State University. Her writing has been published in <i>Ellery Queenâs Mystery Magazine</i>,<i> The Common</i>, and Electric Literature. Raised in small towns in Texas and California, she now lives with her husband in Atlanta. <i>Pay Dirt Road</i> is her debut novel.
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|Genre:||Detective and mystery fiction.