Murder Under Way: Peter Sharp Legal Mystery #14

Murder Under Way: Peter Sharp Legal Mystery #14

by Gene Grossman
     
 

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More than half way back from Catalina Island on his boat, a man makes a ship-to-shore S.O.S. radio call to the Marina del Rey Coast Guard, but before he can describe his emergency, a gun is heard being fired on his boat and the transmission ends.

When a crew lowered from the the Coast Guard helicopter board his boat and find his body, there is no other person on the

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More than half way back from Catalina Island on his boat, a man makes a ship-to-shore S.O.S. radio call to the Marina del Rey Coast Guard, but before he can describe his emergency, a gun is heard being fired on his boat and the transmission ends.

When a crew lowered from the the Coast Guard helicopter board his boat and find his body, there is no other person on the boat... and no way that any other person could have boarded his boat going 30 miles an hour, and gotten away from the speeding boat.

Attorney Peter Sharp's ex-wife (the recently-elected District Attorney) reluctantly asks Peter and his 12-year-old genius legal ward Suzi to assist them in determining if this was suicide or murder... and if murder, how it was accomplished.

This is one of the most baffling cases that Peter and Suzi have ever tackled, and the final answer surprises everyone involved.

Author Gene Grossman hasn't created a stumper like this since his adventure #7, the Magician's Legacy, because in many ways this story also contains the elements of a successful 'locked-room' mystery.

The readers are invited to match wits with Suzi, to see if they can solve the mystery before she does.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781450586498
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
02/10/2010
Pages:
204
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.43(d)

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Meet the Author

Gene Grossman worked his way through high school, college, and law school as a shoe salesman, welder, process server, bail bondsman, tire changer, saloon piano player and 'extra,' appearing in seven motion pictures.

He then spent 20 years as a trial lawyer, during which time he served as Dean of a small law school, where he also taught several classes.

Now retired from the practice of law, he writes aboard his yacht in Marina del Rey, California.

The Peter Sharp Legal Mystery Series Gene created is a set of fourteen stories:
#1: Single Jeopardy
#2: ...By Reason of Sanity
#3: A Class Action
#4: Conspiracy of Innocence
#5: ...Until Proven Innocent
#6: The Common Law
#7: The Magician's Legacy
#8: The Reluctant Jurist
#9: The Final Case
#10: An Element of Peril
#11: A Good Alibi
#12: Legally Dead
#13: How to Rob a Bank
#14: Murder Under Way

In addition to these 14 books, Gene also has several non-fiction titles also available on Amazon.com, including: Deposition Preparation, Foreclosure Investing, and How to Write a Mystery Novel.

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