Upper Peculiar (paperback)


(hardcover)  From the author of the Woods Cop Mystery series comes a new collection of stories about life in the Upper Peninsula.  Heywood offers a detailed look into the world his best loved characters came from, like Grady Service, Limpy Allerdyce, and Luticious Treebone.  From the early 1900s to present day, Heywood shows the roots of Yoopers and how their influence has spread across the peninsula.  Meet Didit Dave and his sudden and unespected promotion to police chief, a dead man who doesn't make it to heaven but instead an old bar in Kate's Bay, and several military veterans who has engaged in each major US conflict and managed to return home.