Dead on the Island by Bill Crider
Series: Truman Smith Mysteries, Book 1.
Approx. 60,500 words.
Published on January 31, 2011 by
PI Truman Smith has become a loner after failing to find his sister Jan during a recent search of Galveston Island. He jogs on the Seawall, plays with his cat, and reads lots of Faulkner books. Then an old high school football buddy, Dino, asks him to find a young girl named Sharon. As Tru begins his investigation, dead bodies begin to appear and Tru himself wrapped up in a dark mystery.