The Harry Przewalski Mystery Series

In The Bone Field, the first in the series, Harry chases a missing museum paleontologist across 80 million years of death, from petrified dinosaur bones in the badlands of Wyoming to the skeletons in the bone rooms of the museum.

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In Death Spoke, the murder of a a renowned archaeologist reveals webs of sexual blackmail, academic treachery, a horrific WWII atrocity, and archaeological fraud surrounding the most famous prehistoric cave art in France. Przewalski chases a killer to a diabolical plot hatched in the deepest recesses of the painted caves.

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In the third Przewalski novel, The Camel Driver, the vandalism of a world-famous museum diorama immerses Harry in plundered graves for human exhibits, a lurid sexual trial, the mysterious remains of a child, and an archaeological bombshell worth killing for in a murderous race for scientific fame.

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The Bone Field

“Intriguing … astute … satisfyingly twisty.” —Publishers Weekly
“A fresh, intellectually lively, hard-boiled murder mystery.”

—Kirkus Reviews


Gold medal, best novel, Fiction—Mystery/Thriller. —Midwest Book Awards

...intriguing and treacherous ... page turner ... twisty thriller ... a richly unique mystery.”
—Booklife Prize

The best this genre has to offer: a riveting exploration of a crime ... A deeply stirring examination of human nature ... an intellectual drama. A cinematically immersive murder mystery ... astonishing ... grippingly suspenseful. —Kirkus Reviews


One of 14 Best Crime, Mystery, and Thriller Books.” —Mystery Tribune Magazine, November 2020

Any collection ... in historical mysteries or hard-boiled, noir detective pieces needs to include The Camel Driver in its holdings. Its tension, characterization, backdrop, and suspense components are simply outstanding. —Midwest Book Review

Fast-paced ... meticulously plotted ... refreshing ... original —The BookLife Prize

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