Mark de Castrique. Grave Undertaking. Scottsdale, AZ: Poisoned Pen Press, 2004.

While moving the coffin of the long-dead Pearly Johnson to a new grave, Buryin’ Barry Clayton unearths a skeleton with a bullet hole in the skull. It turns out that the body belongs to a private investigator from New York and that he has a photo of Barry’s girlfriend Susan in his wallet. Barry investigates the murder with help from his friend, Sheriff Tommy Lee Wadkins, and tries to decide if he should sell the family business to corporate interests.

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