by Steve Brewer
His client list is at zero, so Albuquerque private eye Bubba Mabry is all ears when a lovely young woman asks him to locate her missing husband.
Biology professor David Field was last seen heading for the desert on a research trip. And that's where Mabry finds his bullet-riddled body.
Now, with a paying job to find the killer, Mabry wastes no time getting himself into a heck of a mess.