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Peter Bowen

Full Name: Peter Bowen
Number of Works: 32
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ISBN: 0312956010, 9780312956011
Keywords: mystery, gabriel, pre, montana, wind, coyote
Pages: 168
Published: 1994
  • Rating: 80%

Montana, "the last best place" of the disappearing American West, is the setting of Peter Bowen's splendid mystery novel, the first in a series to feature Gabriel Du Pre. Du Pre, a cattle brand inspector and occasional sheriff's deputy, moves easily among the ranchers, cowboys, Native Americans, barflies, dreamers, and Eastern dudes who populate what's left of the frontier. A mixed-blood French-Indian, Du Pre prefers the company of his lover Madelaine, and his daughters, who affect him in ways he can't predict and won't admit to his less-gentle acquaintances. Against his will, Du Pre
ISBN: 0312957637, 9780312957636
Keywords: song, specimen
Pages: Unknown
Published: 1995
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0312968876, 9780312968878
Keywords: horse, thunder
Pages: 256
Published: 1998
  • Rating: 80%

Toussaint, Montana isn't easily rattled, but an earthquake uncovers an ancient burial ground and the well-preserved bones of a primitive people. When an archeologist is found with a bullet in his back and a dinosaur tooth in his pocket, sometime sleuth Gabriel Du Pré steps in with the wisdom and vision of his Métis ancestors to uncover the answers. But while Indians, archeologists, and entrepreneurs battle for valuable land and the precious remains of a dinosaur, a predator more dangerous than the great T. Rex walks the Montana plains, hungry to strike again...
ISBN: 0312151810, 9780312151812
Keywords: mystery, pre, gabriel, notches
Pages: 196
Published: 1997
  • Rating: 80%

Relying on intuition as much as hard evidence, Gabriel Du Pré turns his trained eye on the trail of the monster, or monsters, responsible for a horrific string of murders in Montana. The initial clues are few, and identification is impossible because the victims--all young women--were discovered with their lower jaws and teeth removed. The case hits close to home when the daughter of Du Pré's lover, Madelaine, turns up missing. Working with G-man Harvey Wallace, Du Pré begins, almost unconsciously at first, to mirror the patterns of a serial killer in a desperate attempt to prevent another
ISBN: 0312961030, 9780312961039
Keywords: wolf, pre, gabriel, mystery, montana, featuring
Pages: 226
Published: 1996
  • Rating: 80%

<div>Du Pre remembers when you could send animal skins to Sears Roebuck and get merchandise in return. Now the wolves are gone from the mountains, and outsiders want them back. The trouble is, a tussle over wildlife is getting people killed.First, two activists die by a sniper's rifle. Then four more lives are snuffed out as a brutal winter storm barrels down on a carnival of Feds, reporters, and protestors. Du Pre knows one of his own people must be behind the bloodletting, and that in this rugged land, you don't quit hunting until you're dead.</div>
ISBN: 0312312075, 9780312312077
Keywords: nails
Pages: 240
Published: 2006
  • Rating: 80%

<div>When Gabriel Du Pré's precocious granddaughter Pallas returns from her studies in Washington, D.C., the entire clan in Toussaint, Montana, is happy to see her. Except Du Pré, that is, because the crotchety old fiddlin' cowboy knows that where Pallas goes, trouble is likely to follow. A van full of praying, protesting fundamentalist Christians has arrived in Toussaint at just about the same time. A young soldier follows, just back from Iraq, missing a leg, an eye, and his grip on reality. Du Pré suspects that he's going to have his hands full for the foreseeable future. Graffiti a
ISBN: 0312202970, 9780312202972
Keywords: gabriel, pre, featuring, mystery, montana, game
Pages: 282
Published: 2000
  • Rating: 80%

<div>With their exceptional characterizations, evocative setting, and smartly plotted mysteries, Peter Bowen's Montana novels have always fascinated readers and critics alike. In The Stick Game, Bowen's lyrical, spare writing carries us once again to a part of the country few of us know much about.The latest installment in this unique series finds amateur sleuth and cattle rancher Gabriel Du Pre uncovering the dirty secrets of an industrial gold mine and searching for a troubled teenage boy. At a trading fair in rural Montana, Du Pre and his longtime love Madelain run into Jeanne now wor
ISBN: 0312253982, 9780312253981
Keywords: gabriel, pre, featuring, mystery, montana, son
Pages: 264
Published: 1999
  • Rating: 80%

<div>In Toussaint, Montana, old family secrets, forgotten for more than one hundred years, come to light after a young woman and her land-owning parents die under suspicious circumstances. When Larry Messmer, the brother and son of the victims, auctions off his parents' ranch, Gabriel Du Pre discovers a string of unexplained deaths buried deep in the family's past. Steeped in the rich traditions of Metis storytelling, Long Son is the sixth in this highly acclaimed series.</div>
ISBN: 0312288506, 9780312288501
Keywords: gabriel, pre, featuring, mystery, child, montana, ash
Pages: 256
Published: 2002
  • Rating: 80%

<div>It's dry season in Montana, and fires blazing west of Touissant have spread to the Wolf Mountains. Métis-Indian fiddler, tracker, and reluctant sleuth Gabriel Du Pré suspects the fires have been intentionally set and are linked to the recent murder of Old Maddy Collins, an eccentric woman found in her living room, her head beaten in with a cast-iron hatchet. Du Pré's suspicions are heightened when two teenagers snooping around Maddy's house turn up dead in the mountains, buried beneath ash and riddled with bullet wounds.With its sly wit and comic touches, combin