Book #22: Back of Beyond, C J Box
Cody Hoyt is a chain smoking, alcoholic police office who is trying to hold the fragments of his life together. When his AA friend is found as a victim in a hose fire, his life falls apart and Cody is suspended from the police force. As 3 other seemingly unrelated house fire related deaths emerge, what looks like an accident soon becomes a murder investigation with ties to a horseback excursion in Yellowstone National Park. Only problem, Cody’s estranged son is on this trip. Like the previous book, this is a captivating mystery/thriller from C J Box.