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Author Joseph HeywoodJoseph Heywood was born on October 18, 1943 in Rhinebeck, NY. He graduated from Michigan State University (BA-Journalism) in 1965.

In 1965-1970, he worked as a USAF Instructor Navigator, KC-135 tanker, honorably discharged as captain. He is a Vietnam veteran and received Air Medal with 6 Oak Leaf Clusters.

In 1974-75, he attended Western Michigan University and completed course work for MA in English Literature; no degree. He worked for the Upjohn Company [now Pfizer] from 1970-2000, retiring as vice president for worldwide public relations.

Heywood walks every day in all weather conditions and has hunted and fished Michigan since 1958.

March 20, 2010, he married Madelon Louise "Lonnie" Richardson-Miars.

His Woods Cop mysteries are based on the lives of Upper Peninsula conservation officers and for the last ten years he's spent about one month a year on patrol with officers, in all kinds of weather, all times of day and under sundry conditions. Heywood has worked in all 15 Upper Peninsula Counties as well as in another 20 counties BTB (Below the Bridge).

He takes photographs while walking, hiking and fishing, and uses some of the pictures for his paintings.

Heywood has five children, all grown.

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Bad Optics
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Bad Optics by Joseph Heywood

Mountains of the Misbegotten
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Mountains of the Misbegotten by Joseph Heywood

Killing a Cold One
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Killing a Cold One by Joseph Heywood

Red Jacket
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Red Jacket by Joseph Heywood

Force of Blood
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Force of Blood by Joseph Heywood

Death Roe
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Death Roe by Joseph Heywood
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Bad Optics | Heywood, Joseph | Signed First Edition Book Heywood, Joseph | Bad Optics | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. April 2018 NY:  Rowman & Littlefield Publishers First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Covered Waters | Heywood, Joseph | Signed First Edition Book Heywood, Joseph | Covered Waters | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2003 NY: Globe Pequot Press  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Death Roe | Heywood, Joseph | Signed First Edition Book Heywood, Joseph | Death Roe | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 2008 NY:  Rowman & Littlefield Publishers First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Domino Conspiracy, The | Heywood, Joseph | Signed First Edition Book Heywood, Joseph | Domino Conspiracy, The | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  1992 NY: Random House  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Force of Blood | Heywood, Joseph | Signed First Edition Book Heywood, Joseph | Force of Blood | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 2011 NY:  Rowman & Littlefield Publishers First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Killing a Cold One | Heywood, Joseph | Signed First Edition Book Heywood, Joseph | Killing a Cold One | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 2013 NY:  Rowman & Littlefield Publishers First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Mountains of the Misbegotten | Heywood, Joseph | Signed First Edition Book Heywood, Joseph | Mountains of the Misbegotten | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. September 2014 NY:  Rowman & Littlefield Publishers First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Red Jacket | Heywood, Joseph | Signed First Edition Book Heywood, Joseph | Red Jacket | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 2012 NY:  Rowman & Littlefield Publishers First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Running Dark | Heywood, Joseph | Signed First Edition Book Heywood, Joseph | Running Dark | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2005 NY: Lyons Press  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Strike Dog | Heywood, Joseph | Signed First Edition Book Heywood, Joseph | Strike Dog | Signed First Edition Copy

Author Signed Hardcover Book.  2007 NY: Globe Pequot Press  First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by the author.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Joseph Heywood Bibliography


Woods Cop Mysteries

  1. Ice Hunter - 2001
  2. Blue Wolf in Green Fire - 2002
  3. Chasing a Blond Moon - 2003
  4. Running Dark - 2005
  5. Strike Dog - 2007
  6. Death Roe - 2008
  7. Shadow of the Wolf Tree - 2010
  8. Force of Blood - 2011
  9. Killing a Cold One - 2013
  10. Buckular Dystrophy - March 2016
  11. Bad Optics - April 2018

Lute Bapcat Mysteries

  1. Red Jacket - 2012
  2. Mountains of the Misbegotten - 2014

Other Novels

  • Taxi Dancer - 1985
  • The Berkut - 1987
  • The Domino Conspiracy - 1992
  • The Snowfly - 2000

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