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Founding Sheriff, the chronological first book of the High Mountain Sheriffs series, follows Luke Simms as he assumes his newly appointed role as sheriff with the investigation of a young woman’s murder. Simms is faced with reconciling a lawless land with the long and broken path for justice.

Edward Massey was born with a love of the West, and it grew.

Raised in rural Utah, Edward is the product of his predecessors’ courage and grit. As a great-grandson of pioneers, his work explores the struggles people encounter in staying true to themselves and their ideals. He shines a light on the hard decisions made every day, the hardest of which is to keep going.

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The start of a
long journey

Edward Massey introduces his new book, Telluride Promise, and answers questions about the themes that inspired him to write the book (2009).

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