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Frogskin and Muttonfat

(The second book in the Thea Barlow Mystery series)
A novel by

Thea Barlow, intrepid editor for Chicago's Western True Adventures magazine, returns to Wyoming to vacation with old flame Max Holman and to interview the 82 year old Kid Corcoran, last of the old time bandits and newly released from prison after 40 years.

Corcoran claims his thieving days are over and he wants to live out his remaining years, peacefully. But Thea is quickly caught up in a maelstrom of greed, murder and revenge when a local reporter is found knifed to death in Thea's room.

Now Thea and Max must unravel Corcoran's connection to baffling wildfires, missing Tarot cards and stolen jade before they end up with knives in their own backs.

"Blends Old West and New with humor, lore, and an admirable, entertaining heroine." ~The Poisoned Pen

" engaging and cleanly told tale. Highly Recommended." ~Gothic Journal

All the Old Lions
Frogskin and Muttonfat
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Raised in a Chicago suburb, author Carol Caverly married into a Wyoming pioneer ranch family. Yes, it was a bit of a culture shock, but she quickly grew to love the stark dry landscape and, most of all, the people. Now Carol enjoys writing mysteries set in the modern New Wild West she loves.


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Used availability for Carol Caverly's Frogskin and Muttonfat

Hardback Editions

August 1996 : USA Hardback

Title: Frogskin and Muttonfat: A Mystery (Thea Barlow Mysteries)
Author(s): Carol Caverly
ISBN: 1-885173-24-5 / 978-1-885173-24-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Write Way Publishing
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Paperback Editions

May 2015 : USA Paperback

Title: Frogskin and Muttonfat (A Thea Barlow Wyoming Mystery, Book 2)
Author(s): Carol Caverly
ISBN: 1-61417-733-3 / 978-1-61417-733-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: ePublishing Works!
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

January 1997 : USA Paperback

Title: Frogskin and Muttonfat: A Mystery (Thea Barlow Mystery)
Author(s): Carol Caverly
ISBN: 1-885173-42-3 / 978-1-885173-42-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Write Way Pub
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

May 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Frogskin and Muttonfat (A Thea Barlow Cozy Mystery, Book 2)
Author(s): Carol Caverly
Publisher: ePublishing Works!
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA