Alvarado's Woman: A Frank Petrovic Mystery

Overview

Frank Petrovic is back, retired from the police department and head of his own private detective agency. In New Mexico, Tommy Alvarado has a problem. His stepdaughter has disappeared and the locals, headed by Tommy's outraged father-in-law, have rushed to judgment and called it murder. Tommy is charged with the crime and from his jail cell he realizes that only Frank can save him from being convicted of a crime he did not commit. Frank and his sidekick, Benny the Bug, leave no stone unturned in their quest for ...
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Overview

Frank Petrovic is back, retired from the police department and head of his own private detective agency. In New Mexico, Tommy Alvarado has a problem. His stepdaughter has disappeared and the locals, headed by Tommy's outraged father-in-law, have rushed to judgment and called it murder. Tommy is charged with the crime and from his jail cell he realizes that only Frank can save him from being convicted of a crime he did not commit. Frank and his sidekick, Benny the Bug, leave no stone unturned in their quest for the missing girl. Dodging bullets and crooked politicians, Frank and Benny are "on the job." You'll find it difficult to put this book down without finishing it and the ending is as surprising as it is gratifying.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781463758516
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/28/2010
  • Pages: 232
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.49 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael E. Benson was born in a small coal mining town in Kansas. He moved to the deserts of Utah when he was twelve and there he learned to hunt and to survive in the wilderness. It was there he also learned of his affinity with horses. Later, his parents moved to Kansas City. After high school, he joined the United States Coast Guard. After he returned home, he worked at many occupations. Eventually, he became a private detective and later a police officer.He earned a Master of Science in Education degree in Criminal Justice and a Master of Arts degree in American History. He became a member of the faculty at Longview Community College in Lee's Summit, Missouri, where he stayed for the next twenty-five years teaching American History and Criminal Justice. After his retirement, he began his writing career in earnest. Today, Michael lives in south Texas with his wife Barbara
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