Trophy Hunt  - C.J. Box

This is a splendid way to open Part II of a slightly dark mystery


“GENTLEMEN,” COUNTY ATTORNEY Robey Hersig said, “let’s convene the first-ever strategy meeting of the newly formed Northern Wyoming Murder and Mutilations Task Force.”


Sheriff Barnum said, “Jesus, I hate that name.”


It manages to get across the pomposity of big-boys playing you're-in-MY-gang-now, the gallows humour needed to survive dealing daily with the atrocious and how people who've been there too many times before are likely to react.