Evils of a Secret Past

Evils of a Secret Past

by Erick Iskersky


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Former professional tennis player Erick Iskersky has combined elements of his family history with fictional suspense to create this unique mystery.

Iskersky's protagonist, also named Erick Iskersky, is a rising tennis star who is totally focused on his professional career. But then unsettling events cause him to question everything he thought to be true about his Russian-émigré parents and their past lives.

Erick's first clue that something may be amiss comes when he notices the same two men watching him at every tournament. When one of the mysterious men finally approaches Erick, he makes it clear that Erick needs to comply with his demands. But before the stranger can abduct the confused tennis player, the other man saves his life and immediately disappears.

To discover the identities of both his attacker and his savior, Erick will have to investigate his family's secret past and delve into his father's role in World War II. What he uncovers could destroy his entire family.

In this tense thriller, Erick will have to decide whom he can trust if he wants to survive the dangers ahead. World War II may be over, but its survivors have long memories...

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781542365147
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 03/02/2017
Pages: 266
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

Erick Iskersky is a former professional tennis player, once ranked number sixty-four in the world. A detailed record of his career is available on the ATP Tour website. He used his experiences in tennis as background for his new mystery, Evils of a Secret Past.

Iskersky was the #3 ranked junior in the United States and then played college tennis at Trinity University. He won an NCAA Doubles Championship and was runner-up in the NCAA Singles Championship. He also won the ITA National Indoor Singles Championship in back-to-back years as well as the ITA National Indoor Doubles Championship. His team won the NCAA Indoor Team Championship and lost twice in the finals of the NCAA Outdoor Team Championship.

Iskersky was inducted into the Intercollegiate Tennis Hall of Fame and was a National Coach with the United States Tennis Association's Player Development Division. He coached the University of Toledo and the University of Louisiana-Lafayette men's tennis teams.

Iskersky received a BA from Bowling Green State University, an MEd from the University of Toledo, and a Juris Doctor from Louisiana State University. He lives in Columbus, Ohio, with his wife, Cyndee.

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