Kachina Roulette

Kachina Roulette

by Steve Carr


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An old Hopi medicine man is brutally murdered during a pilgrimage to a secret shrine near the Grand Canyon. The gruesome murder is investigated by Jenny Hatch, the U.S. Forest Service archaeologist, and all of the clues to the mystery seem to lead back to ancient Hopi legends. The suspects include: a belligerent uranium mine owner; a renegade Indian leader of the Ghost Shirters; the flamboyant spiritual leader of the Crystal Heads; a rebel Hopi politician running for Tribal Chairman; the powerful Kachina Masaw; and even the Hopi traditionalist who was beheaded. Throw in a long lost map, and you have all the ingredients for the wondrous return of Masaw.

"Kachina Roulette" is the second book in the Jenny Hatch mystery series, following on the hells of the very popular "Anasazi Strip". It is a fascinating tale of greed, environmental justice, lost legends, and playing with fire as powerful forces come together at the Black Butte Mine, each trying to pull the Kachina trigger without getting killed.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781503014954
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 01/14/2015
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.49(d)

About the Author

Steve Carr is a trails planner working on developing, promoting and maintaining sustainable land trails throughout Maryland.

Steve also occasionally leads unique, off the beaten track bicycle tours around the ancient Colonial city by the Bay through his company "Annapolis by Bike".


Over the last twenty years, Steve has run many successful Annapolis political campaigns while implementing a wide range of environmental projects throughout the Annapolis area via his environmental consulting business. Steve is a leading expert on local government issues, lecturing throughout the Chesapeake Bay region on a wide variety of topics.

Steve is a captivating public speaker and is in much demand. For those interested in booking a speaking engagement, Steve can be reached on Facebook, Twitter, or at:


In 2008, Steve authored a very popular book about the Chesapeake Bay entitled "Water Views", a collaboration with famed Bay photographer Marion Warren and celebrated cartoonist Eric Smith.

In 2010, Steve published "The Canyon Chronicles", a surreal memoir of intrigue and misadventure covering his fifteen years working as a surveyor for the U.S. Forest Service on the Kaibab National Forest on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.

In 2012, Steve published "Anasazi Strip", the first book in the Jenny Hatch mystery series. "Anasazi Strip" is currently one of the top sellers on Amazon books in the genre of American Southwest archeomystery.

Steve also has a regular column in "Bay Weekly" where he tackles natural curiosities, environmental issues of the day, and world class sailing events like the Volvo Ocean Race.

Steve is an avid world traveler and outdoorsman who bikes (He rode his bicycle twice across the United States!), kayaks, sails, hikes, golfs, and hashes in his spare time with his lovely wife Inna.

You can follow Steve's adventures on his crowd-pleasing travel blog at:


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