Yellowstone Standoff by Scott Graham

“One part mystery, one part mysticism, and one part mayhem—Scott Graham’s Yellowstone Standoff is all parts thrilling.”
CRAIG JOHNSON, author of the Longmire Mysteries

When Yellowstone National Park’s grizzly bears and gray wolves suddenly and inexplicably go rogue, archaeologist Chuck Bender teams with his old friend, Yellowstone Chief Ranger Lex Hancock, to defend the suspect members of a group scientific expedition. Soon, Chuck finds himself defending the lives of his family as an unforeseen danger threatens deep in the storied national park’s remote wilderness.

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TP ISBN: 978-1-937226-59-6 | E ISBN: 978-1-937226-60-2 |$14.95 | 288 pp

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SCOTT GRAHAM is the author of seven books, including Canyon Sacrifice and Mountain Rampage, books one and two in the National Park Mystery Series from Torrey House Press, and Extreme Kids, winner of the National Outdoor Book Award. Like most visitors to America’s first national park, Graham was awestruck by Yellowstone as a child. His fascination with the park has continued in the years since, with numerous visits to Yellowstone’s geyser- and wildlife-filled front country and its incomparable wilderness. Graham is an avid outdoorsman and amateur archaeologist who enjoys mountaineering, skiing, hunting, rock climbing, and whitewater rafting with his wife, who is an emergency physician, and their two sons. He lives in Durango, Colorado.

Early Praise for Yellowstone Standoff

“Graham’s intriguing third National Park Mystery takes archaeologist Chuck Bender to the Thorofare region of Yellowstone… The threatening behavior of the park’s predators is worrisome enough, and the discovery of a murdered researcher lifts threats to a whole new level.”


“Bears and wolves in Yellowstone’s backcountry don’t hold a candle to the danger posed by the people sent there to study them. [Yellowstone Standoff balances] potential danger and shady characters.”

“One part mystery, one part mysticism, and one part mayhem—Scott Graham’s Yellowstone Standoff is all parts thrilling.”
CRAIG JOHNSON, author of the Longmire Mysteries

“With sweeping landscapes, engaging characters, and a twisted plot, Scott Graham’s Yellowstone Standoff is a must-read mystery that’s hard to set down.”
MARGARET MIZUSHIMA, author of Killing Trail: A Timber Creek K-9 Mystery

“You know when a reader says they couldn’t put the book down? Yellowstone Standoff is one of those rare books…a tour de force.”
WIN BLEVINS, author of The Darkness Rolling

Yellowstone Standoff takes man versus nature—and man tangled up with nature—right to the brink of wild suspense.”
MARK STEVENS, author of Lake of Fire

Praise for Mountain Rampage

“Graham’s clever tale is tailor-made for those who prefer their mysteries under blue skies…”

“Description and dialogue balance to bring both the rounded characters and the Rocky Mountain setting alive…Scott Graham has created a satisfying and suspenseful adventure.”

“Filled with murder and mayhem, jealousy and good detective work—an exciting, nonstop read. Well done!”
ANNE HILLERMAN, New York Times bestselling author of Spider Woman’s Daughter

“Scott Graham delivers taut writing, solid plot twists, a cast of interesting characters, and an appealing protagonist both men and women will love.”
MICHAEL MCGARRITY, New York Times bestselling author of Hard Country

“Move over Nevada Barr—clean prose and confident storytelling combine to make Scott Graham’s second National Park Mystery Series novel a must-read for mystery lovers everywhere.”
CHUCK GREAVES, author of Hush Money

“In archaeologist Chuck Bender, Scott Graham has created a flawed, all-too-human, and memorable investigator who had me rooting for him to the end.”
MARGARET COEL, New York Times best-selling author of Night of the White Buffalo

Praise for Canyon Sacrifice

“Graham has created a beautifully balanced book, incorporating intense action scenes, depth of characterization, realistic landscapes, and historical perspective.”

“A gripping tale of kidnapping and murder…in a style similar to mysteries by Tony Hillerman.”

“A terrific debut novel…”
C.J. BOX, New York Times bestselling author of Stone Cold

“…a glorious portrait of one of the most compelling landscapes on earth…”
WILLIAM KENT KRUEGER, New York Times bestselling author of Tamarack County

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