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The Leaning Land

The Leaning Land

(1997)
(Book 11 in the Gabe Wager series)
A novel by

 
Jurisdictional disputes, competing agents - the F.B.I., the Bureau of Land Management, and Indian police - and the usual distrust of the citizens of small towns when it comes to dealing with folks from the "big city" combine to make Denver police detective Gabe Wager's life more complex than he'd like. Add to an already volatile mix the fact that the murder he's asked to help investigate took place on the Squaw Point reservation, and what he faces is a ticking bomb, just waiting for an inappropriate moment to explode. After Waco and Ruby Ridge, the F.B.I. is taking as much of a hands-off policy as possible when it comes to matters that might be handled by local authorities. But in La Sal County in Colorado, no one trusts anyone else enough to even begin cooperating; Wager will appear neutral and can act as liaison between all the parties. Things don't work out exactly as planned, and what appears to be a local militia's attempts to keep the government away has deeper and more far-reaching roots.

Genre: Mystery
 
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Hardback Editions

July 1997 : USA Hardback
Title: The Leaning Land: A Gabe Wager Mystery (Gabe Wagner Mysteries)
Author(s): Rex Burns
ISBN: 0-8027-3306-9 / 978-0-8027-3306-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Walker & Co
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Audio Editions

September 2016 : MP3 CD
Title: The Leaning Land (Gabe Wagner)
Author(s): Rex Burns
ISBN: 1-5318-1216-3 / 978-1-5318-1216-4
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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May 2014 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Leaning Land
Author(s): Rex Burns
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   

May 2014 : UK Audio edition
Title: The Leaning Land
Author(s): Rex Burns
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   

January 2004 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: The Leaning Land (Gabe Wagner Mysteries)
Author(s): Rex Burns
ISBN: 1-58807-183-9 / 978-1-58807-183-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Americana Publishing
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Kindle Editions

June 2014 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Leaning Land (The Gabe Wager Novels)
Author(s): Rex Burns
Publisher: mysteriouspress.com
Availability: Amazon UK   

March 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Leaning Land (The Gabe Wager Novels Book 11)
Author(s): Rex Burns
Publisher: MysteriousPress.com/Open Road
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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