Hebert's novels don't just capture New England; they've become a part
of it...and his latest is a spectacular addition to an already
impressive canon."—Jodi Picoult, New York Times bestselling author of My Sister's Keeper and Vanishing Acts
Falstaff, part King Lear, but all American, Howard Elman was a
fifty-something workingman when he burst onto the literary scene in The Dogs of March.
Now in this, the seventh and last installment in the series, the Darby
constable is an eighty-something widower who wants to do "a great thing"
before he motors off into the sunset. You can bet he does ... in
strange, wonderful, and dangerous ways.