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Alex Winter has been a career in-house writer and video director/producer for advertising firms, publishers and government agencies.
Winter's field has always been international politics, and this has involved experience working in Europe and in Asia, though home now is on the California coast, where Winter enjoys the perspective across the ocean and across the continent.
Death Is in the Details is Winter's first novel.
on Oct. 12, 2012 :
I enjoyed the book, but found parts too slow. Until the end, there was very little action. It was more of a sleuthing novel. Taken in that tone, it was well-written with many different characters. I think the amount of characters made many of the principles underwhelming. When one of the key people shows up at the end, and you can't remember where you saw him the first time, it's frustrating. All in all though a good tale with a lovable main character. I think I'd read another of this books.
(reviewed within a week of purchase)
on July 14, 2012 :
MYSTERY,INTRIGUE,SUSPENSE,DANGER.....deadly D. C. Danger and Data....Alex Winter creates a central character, Marne Wallace, to search for truth underneath outward appearances.Winter's Marne deceives two clients by posing as a real P.I. when she takes on 2 cases of her former boss, Charlie Dellosso.As the mystery unfolds, Marne gains self-esteem when she begins to define herself as a true investigator.Along the road to self-discovery, Marne must deal with problems such as a hit-and-run murder, a robbery of school funds, a disappearance of a pair of educators,and a fraudulant start-up company.Her research leads her to many different locations of records in Washington and D. C. As Marne faces real danger from the mob leaders, she hires a bodyguard, Jo Lee, with help from Ah Foo and Yo Yo.. Marne learns to value the calm acceptance of Jo Lee as he helps her find solutions to problems. Winter's humor, descriptions, suspense and intrigue will keep readers fascinated as he and Marne search for truth.
(reviewed the day of purchase)
on April 02, 2012 :
Nice, light reading, entertaining, funny in places, and quite different from most mysteries. The plots were a bit thin but the author made the most of them and carried the day. I, for one, would read Winter's next.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)