Order of Posadas County Mysteries Books
The Posadas County Mysteries is a series of western-themed mystery/police procedural novels by American novelist Steven F. Havill. The first nine novels of the series follow Bill Gastner, who starts off as Undersheriff of Posadas County, New Mexico. Since then, the novels follow Undersheriff Estella Reyes-Guzman following Gastner’s retirement.
Steven F. Havill began his Undersheriff Bill Gastner/Posadas County Mysteries in 1991 with the novel Heartshot. That part of the series ended with the ninth novel in the series, Bag Limit (published in 2001). The series began focusing on Undersheriff Reyes-Guzman in 2002 with the novel Scavengers. The series is currently ongoing, with a new novel being published each year. Below is a list of Steven F. Havill’s Posadas County Mysteries books in order of when they were originally published (which is the same as their chronological order):
Publication Order of Posadas County Mysteries Books
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Posadas County Mysteries Synopsis: Heartshot is the first Posadas County Mysteries novel from Steven F. Havill. Bill Gastner is an aging undersheriff who has been elected sheriff of Posadas County, New Mexico. He doesn’t have anything else in life besides law enforcement (and isn’t interested in pursuing one). Then, a car full of teenagers are speeding away from Deputy Torrez and ends up going into a rocky outcrop, killing all five of the kids. They end up finding cocaine hidden in the car.