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One Dead Dean - A Carl Burns Mystery
Series: Carl Burns Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,000. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Hartley Gorman College, in Pecan City, Texas, is hardly a bastion of serious scholarship. The little Baptist school is more interested in shielding its students from the evil influence of The World, The Flesh, and The Devil than in turning out future Nobelists. When the Dean is found bludgeoned to death at his desk, things get interesting.
Murder Takes a Break - A Truman Smith Mystery
Series: Truman Smith Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,800. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In Murder Takes a Break, Galveston, Texas principal investigator Truman Smith loathes missing person cases because they either end up badly for his clients, or the person does not want to be found. So only as a personal favor to his friend Dino would Tru accept the case of missing college student, Randall Kirbo, who disappeared in the area while on Spring break nine months ago.
The Prairie Chicken Kill
Series: Truman Smith Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,160. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
That Truman Smith was sitting in a frayed lawn chair reading an old paperback copy of Tobacco Road was not remarkable. And strange as it sounds, it wasn't particularly noteworthy that someone wanted Smith to look into the murder of a prairie chicken; after all, he'd investigated and solved the murder of an alligator, hadn't he?
When Old Men Die
Series: Truman Smith Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,200. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Truman "Tru" Smith is a PI who'd rather be reading Faulkner or fishing on his beloved Galveston Island than solving mysteries, so when his friend Dino asks for help, Tru at first demurs. With some not-very-subtle arm twisting, Dino finally persuades Tru to investigate the disappearance of Old Harry, a homeless vagrant whom Dino and his family have "adopted."
Gator Kill
Series: Truman Smith Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,250. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
After he failed to find his missing sister, whose remains finally turned up in a bag in an overgrown field, Texas PI Truman Smith retired to become a housepainter on Galveston Island. But when an alligator is killed and its carcass left on display on a family friend's property, Tru is persuaded to search for the culprit.