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Michael McGarrity Michael McGarrity holds a BA with distinction in psychology and a master's degree in clinical social work. As an undergraduate, he held a Ford Foundation Scholarship at the University of New Mexico. Additionally, he is an honor graduate of the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy.

His career in criminal justice includes work in corrections, law enforcement, security, and police officer training. As a Santa Fe County deputy sheriff, he worked as a patrol officer, community relations officer, training and planning supervisor, and lead investigator for the sex crimes unit, which he established. He also has served as an instructor at the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy, an investigator and caseworker for the Public Defender's Office, and an investigator for a state government agency. In 1987, he was honored as Santa Fe's Police Officer of the Year.

As a trained psychotherapist, McGarrity specialized in the treatment of high-risk populations including drug abusers, chronically mentally ill patients, juvenile delinquents, adult felons, and abused and neglected children. He was responsible for re-establishing mental health services for the New Mexico Corrections Department after the infamous prison riot of 1980. That year he was recognized by his peers as the New Mexico Social Worker of the Year.

He served on the faculty of several colleges and universities, teaching courses in psychology and counseling and functioning as a field supervisor for undergraduate and graduate clinical social work students. For a number of years he maintained a private practice in family therapy and consultation services to community- based treatment agencies.

With the publication of " Tularosa" in 1996, McGarrity turned to writing full time. A number of his best selling novels have been nominated for various awards, and in 2004 he received the New Mexico Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts -- Literature. He has been instrumental in establishing the Hillerman-McGarrity Creative Writing Scholarship at the University of New Mexico, the Richard Bradford Memorial Creative Writing Scholarship at the Santa Fe Community College, and the N. Scott Momaday Creative Writing Scholarship at the Institute of American Indian Arts.

He lives in Santa Fe New Mexico with his college sweetheart, Emily Beth (Mimi).

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The Last Ranch
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The Last Ranch by Michael McGarrity

Backlands
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Backlands by Michael McGarrity

Hard Country
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Hard Country by Michael McGarrity

Dead or Alive
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Dead or Alive by Michael McGarrity

Death Song
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Death Song by Michael McGarrity

Nothing but Trouble
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Nothing but Trouble by Michael McGarrity
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McGarrity, Michael - Backlands (Signed First Edition) McGarrity, Michael | Backlands | Signed First Edition Book

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McGarrity, Michael - Big Gamble (Advance Reading Copy) McGarrity, Michael | Big Gamble | Book - Advance Reading Copy

2002 NY: Dutton  Advance reading copy, mint, new/unread in pictorial wraps.

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McGarrity, Michael - Big Gamble (Signed Advance Reading Copy) McGarrity, Michael | Big Gamble | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

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McGarrity, Michael | Big Gamble | Signed First Edition Book McGarrity, Michael | Big Gamble | Signed First Edition Book

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McGarrity, Michael - Big Gamble, The (Signed First Edition) McGarrity, Michael | Big Gamble, The | Signed First Edition Book

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McGarrity, Michael | Dead or Alive | First Edition Book McGarrity, Michael | Dead or Alive | First Edition Book

First Edition Hardcover Book 2009 NY: Dutton First edition, first printing, new/unread in flawless dust jacket.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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McGarrity, Michael - Dead or Alive (Signed First Edition) McGarrity, Michael | Dead or Alive | Signed First Edition Book

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McGarrity, Michael | Death Song | First Edition Book McGarrity, Michael | Death Song | First Edition Book

First Edition Hardcover Book 2007 NY: Dutton First edition, first printing, new/unread in flawless dust jacket.  Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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McGarrity, Michael - Everyone Dies (Advance Reading Copy) McGarrity, Michael | Everyone Dies | Book - Advance Reading Copy

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McGarrity, Michael - Everyone Dies (First Edition) McGarrity, Michael | Everyone Dies | First Edition Book

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McGarrity, Michael - Everyone Dies (Signed Advance Reading Copy) McGarrity, Michael | Everyone Dies | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

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McGarrity, Michael - Everyone Dies (Signed First Edition) McGarrity, Michael | Everyone Dies | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 2003 NY: Dutton  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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McGarrity, Michael | Everyone Dies | Signed First Edition Book McGarrity, Michael | Everyone Dies | Signed First Edition Book

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McGarrity, Michael - Hard Country (Signed First Edition) McGarrity, Michael | Hard Country | Signed First Edition Book

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McGarrity, Michael - Hermit's Peak (Signed First Edition) McGarrity, Michael | Hermit's Peak | Signed First Edition Trade Paper Book

Author Signed Trade Paper 1999 NY: Gallery Books  First Trade Paperback edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in pictorial wraps, signed by the author.

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McGarrity, Michael - Judas Judge, The (Signed First Edition) McGarrity, Michael | Judas Judge, The | Signed First Edition Book

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McGarrity, Michael | Judas Judge, The | Signed First Edition Book McGarrity, Michael | Judas Judge, The | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 2000 NY: Dutton First  edition, first printing, mint, new/unread, flawless dust jacket, signed by author. Inscribed. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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McGarrity, Michael | Last Ranch, The | Signed First Edition Book McGarrity, Michael | Last Ranch, The | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book   May 2016 NY: Dutton First edition, first printing, mint, new/unread in a flawless dust jacket, signed by author. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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McGarrity, Michael - Mexican Hat (Signed Advance Reading Copy) McGarrity, Michael | Mexican Hat | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

Author Signed ARC  1997 NY: Norton  Advance reading copy, new in pictorial wraps, signed by author.

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McGarrity, Michael - Mexican Hat (Signed First Edition) McGarrity, Michael | Mexican Hat | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 1997 NY: Norton  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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McGarrity, Michael - Nothing But Trouble (Signed First Edition) McGarrity, Michael | Nothing But Trouble | Signed First Edition Book

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McGarrity, Michael - Serpent Gate (Signed First Edition) McGarrity, Michael | Serpent Gate | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 1998 NY: Dutton  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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McGarrity, Michael - Signed Bookplate (Signed Bookplate) McGarrity, Michael | Signed Bookplate | Signed Bookplate

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McGarrity, Michael - Tularosa (Signed Advance Reading Copy) McGarrity, Michael | Tularosa | Signed Book - Advance Reading Copy

Author Signed ARC  1996 NY: Norton  Advance reading copy, new in pictorial wraps, signed by author.

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McGarrity, Michael - Tularosa (Signed First Edition) McGarrity, Michael | Tularosa | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. 1996 NY: Norton   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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McGarrity, Michael - Under the Color of Law (Signed First Edition) McGarrity, Michael | Under the Color of Law | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. First 2001 NY: Dutton  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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McGarrity, Michael - Under the Color of Law (Signed First Edition) McGarrity, Michael | Under the Color of Law | Signed First Edition Book

Author Signed Hardcover Book. First 2001 NY: Dutton  First edition, first printing, fine in a fine dust jacket, signed by author, remainder marked. Each dust jacket is protected in an acid-free archival quality acetate cover.

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Michael McGarrity Bibliography


American West Trilogy

  1. Hard Country - 2012
  2. Backlands - 2014
  3. The Last Ranch - July 2016

Kevin Kerney Series

  1. Tularosa - 1996
  2. Mexican Hat - 1997
  3. Serpent Gate - 1998
  4. Hermitís Peak - 1999
  5. The Judas Judge - 2000
  6. Under the Color of Law - 2001
  7. The Big Gamble - 2002
  8. Everyone Dies - 2003
  9. Slow Kill - 2004
  10. Nothing but Trouble - 2005
  11. Death Song - 2007
  12. Dead or Alive - 2008

Michael McGarrity Awards

  • 2004 - New Mexico Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts - Literature

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