John Poindexter


John Poindexter is a retired English teacher who was inspired to write crime novels from his experience as a Special Agent for the Air Force Office of Special Investigations. His job description was that of Counterespionage Case Officer and has conducted numerous criminal, narcotic, fraud, and counterespionage investigations.

He is a winner in the Filbert Publishing June 2010 Short Story Contest and also a 2010 Peevbody Award winner. His writing career also has dealt with writing articles on investigative techniques for the Pacific Stars and Stripes while working in Japan, and reports of investigation used to prosecute individuals.

Mr. Poindexter received a B.S. degree in English from Indiana State University and his investigative training at the AFOSI Academy located in Washington, D.C., the FBI, CIA and various other governmental agencies.

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She Rises at Dawn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: English. Originally Published: September 8, 2011 by John Poindexter. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The affluent northwest side of Chicago rarely has problems where a Private Investigator would be seen running around the neighborhoods. However, Patricia (Pat) Michaels was hired by a rich Chicago Stock Market Trader to find his missing wife.
Dreamer's Paradise
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,900. Language: English. Originally Published: August 29, 2011 by John Poindexter. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
Dreamer's Paradise is about a young girl named Josie that meets a boy named Jimmy, who she thought was the best thing for her. Too stubborn to face reality, it took her two years to realize that it was either stay and suffer, or go and be alive. The trouble starts when she decides to walk away. The question now is how all of this will affect their daughter in the end.
All in the Family Cruise
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,680. Language: English. Originally Published: August 9, 2011 by John Poindexter. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
In this spoof, someone is killing off the members of a special group on their all-expense paid cruise. Inspector Carlson must find out who before all the attendees are murdered.
Hollywood Dream
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Originally Published: July 27, 2011 by John Poindexter. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
Cindy went to Hollywood chasing her dream of becoming a Star. However, she ends up meeting Linda, a murderous woman. Will she ever become that Star and make her dream come true?

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