Private Investigator John Fulghum knows it is more than good fortune that brings a beautiful, intelligent Korean woman to his seedy second-story office above Joe’s Malt Shop. The executive assistant and unlikely wife of a wealthy Boston centenarian - that just happens to be a Korean War hero, and now a murder victim- Kim Su Baek spins Fulghum an incredible tale with roots in the ancient Korean royal family. Yet Fulghum believes her incredible tale and accepts the case to prove her innocent of murder.
To solve this case and exonerate his client, the Jack Daniels-loving gumshoe’s investigation must balance relationships among his Pulitzer-Prize winning girlfriend/reporter, Sylvia Blackwood; his friends - Boston Homicide Officer, Nigel Pounce, and CIA Agent, Ken Salamander; and his client, as they become drawn into a deadly labyrinth designed by both sides of the conflict on the Korean peninsula.
The plot finally focuses on a plethora of suspects at the deceased man’s estate in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. The murky intrigue of this case causes a nail-biting succession of horrific deaths, culminating in attempts on the very lives of all our major characters.
Who will survive and who is guilty?
E. W. Farnsworth, creator of the John Fulghum Mysteries series, a noir detective collection of short stories, presents Blue Is for Murder, John Fulghum Mysteries, Vol. III, his first full-blown John Fulghum novel. His fans, clamoring for more John Fulghum, are thrilled to know that two more novels are coming soon.
About the Author
Dr. Wilson F. Engel, III, writing under his own name and the pseudonym E. W. Farnsworth, is widely published on line and in print. With over 250 poems in print and online, Dr. Engel is the author of seven books of poetry (four illustrated by artist Charlene S. Engel), two novels, a critical edition, numerous stories, a film script, a play, and over 250 literary essays, articles, notes and reviews. Winner of five first-place prizes in open, international competitions for his short stories in 2014 and 2015, Dr. Engel's westerns, spy stories, romance/thrillers and a romance will be separately published under contract in 2015. His picaresque novel about global intrigue in cryptocurrency enforcement will appear in 2016. Dr. Engel has had 23 short stories contracted for publication in anthologies that will appear in 2015. Some of E. W. Farnsworth's sci-fi stories and modern fables are available on line from Ether Books in the UK and fictuary.com in the US, and two of his John Fulghum mysteries will be coming on line in 2015 at IndelibleCHAOS in India.