Norman Johnson

Biography

Norman Johnson is a writer living on the Fylde Coast in England writing crime novels which he describes as having the suspicion of a smile. His main characters and settings are loosely based on his thirty-five years spent working as a solo/guitarist entertainer in the clubs and hotels of Blackpool and the North West.
'Six Bodies and a Sense of Humour' is the first in a trilogy of novels featuring comedian and reluctant part time detective Jim Gerrard, and his horoscope obsessed fiance Wanda.

Books

Happy Holidays are Murder
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,200. Language: British English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Jim Gerrard, comedian and reluctant part time detective, goes to Blackpool to replace Tom Peel, a comedian arrested for murder. After Jim’s horoscope crazy girlfriend Wanda insists, he agrees to help prove Tom’s innocence. Their efforts are hindered by an after shave obsessed holiday camp manager, a maniacal magician, and a genial giant security Guard. The second in Norman’s Jim Gerrard series.
Six Bodies and a Sense of Humour
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,150. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Jim Gerrard, an out of work stand up comedian, receives a phone call from Joe Bastillo, an entertainment agent suffering from terminal dandruff. An hour and a half later Jim finds himself catapulted into a country wide search for Joe’s missing relatives, and an affair with Wanda, a horoscope besotted singer.

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