How To Write A Mystery Novel

How To Write A Mystery Novel

by Gene Grossman


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Gene Grossman created the popular 15-book series of Peter Sharp Legal Mysteries, featuring an adorable little 12-year-old Chinese girl named Suzi, attorney Peter Sharp's legal ward.

If you've enjoyed reading mysteries and want to try your hand at creating a series on your own, you will find this book a valuable aid, because it reveals Gene's thought processes as he created the series, and provides you with valuable information that will help you with your own writing efforts.

Also included are some 'insider' tips on printing, marketing, distribution, and much, much more.

The book also contains the first chapters from all fourteen of the Peter Sharp Legal Mysteries, so you can have some idea of how to 'grab' a reader's attention while they're browsing in a bookstore.

Full details about Gene's Peter Sharp Legal Mystery series can be seen at

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781450557900
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 01/25/2010
Pages: 214
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.45(d)

About 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 local law school and taught several classes.

The film and video company he started while working in the motion picture industry produced over fifty special interest DVD titles on everything from boating to bankruptcy.

Now retired from the practice of law, Gene spends his time writing aboard his yacht in Marina del Rey, California, where he is now working on book #15 in the Peter Sharp Mystery Series,

All of the Peter Sharp Legal Mysteries are sold by's CreateSpace, including "The Magician's Legacy," considered to be one of the best 'locked-room' mysteries of this century. Number 14 in the series, "Murder Under Way" is a 'locked-boat' mystery, and if you like trying to solve crimes, you'll be hard pressed to outdo little Suzi, Peter's 12-year-old computer genius legal ward.

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