Scott Graham is the National Outdoor Book Award-winning author of the acclaimed National Park Mystery Series, featuring archaeologist Chuck Bender and his wife, paramedic Janelle Ortega. The series is published by Torrey House Press.

The seventh installment in the series, Canyonlands Carnage, release date September 7, 2021, includes Scott's virtual and in-person tour of bookstores across the country.

Canyonlands Carnage has received unanimous national praise, including Mystery Scene Magazine: “Outdoor enthusiasts, environmentalists, and history buffs will all find something that satisfies in Canyonlands Carnage. Graham beautifully captures what it's like to navigate the rapids—the danger, the thrill, the skill required—while also painting a vivid picture of the region's myriad natural wonders.”

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Canyonlands Carnage

Canyonlands Carnage, the seventh book in the National Park Mystery Series, release date September 7, 2021. Available in printed and ebook form.

“A confluence of thrills, history, and mystery as twisty as the Colorado River.”
— Micki Browning, Agatha Award finalist and author of Shadow Ridge


Purchase the other National Park Mystery Series books here:

“A terrific debut novel.”
— No. 1 New York Times bestselling author C.J. Box

Canyon Sacrifice


“Filled with murder and mayhem, jealousy and good detective work…an exciting, nonstop read.”
New York Times bestselling author Anne Hillerman

Mountain Rampage


“One part mystery, one part mysticism, one part mayhem—and all parts thrilling.”
New York Times bestselling author Craig Johnson

Yellowstone Standoff


“This zippy tale uses lush descriptions of natural beauty and twisted false leads to create an exciting, rewarding puzzle.” — Publishers Weekly

Yosemite Fall


“Masterfully plotted in confident prose…adventurous and fascinating.”
— Barry Award finalist Christine Carbo

Arches Enemy


“An absorbing archaeological mystery, rich in historical detail and local atmosphere…a fascinating find.”
— Barry Award winner Ausma Zehanat Khan

Mesa Verde Victim