Lurking on the Tightrope: Mystery at Diamond Head

Lurking on the Tightrope: Mystery at Diamond Head

by Van Argan


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Intrigue lurks everywhere — even at Diamond Head, one of the world's most beautiful places.

Ten talented people dedicated to the preservation of the Hawaiian Islands gather on the summit of the volcanic crater in Oahu for a filmmaking project. But two of the men suddenly vanish after they clash on the clifftop.

Due to highly suspicious past events, sleuth Pari Malik fears the worst. One of the men, the benevolent leader of a historic nature reserve, had been blindsided and stabbed in the neck a year ago. The other man, a womanizing scoundrel who was once one of the reserve's groundskeepers, had been a prime suspect in the attempted murder.

While investigating the disappearances, Pari, a keen observer, uncovers a plethora of secrets and hidden agendas. And solving the mysteries may require her to discover complexities about herself and unravel the deepest enigma from her own past.

"Lurking on the Tightrope" is Van Argan's mesmerizing debut novel, full of surprising twists and suspense. It is the first book in the Pari Malik mystery series and can be read as a stand-alone story.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781393398394
Publisher: Van Argan
Publication date: 10/20/2016
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.52(d)

About the Author

Van Argan's mysteries, suspense stories, and thrillers are layered with intrigue, symbolism, and compelling character development.

In addition to writing, Van Argan has worked for animal rescue and animal protection in local, regional, national, and international nonprofit organizations for more than two decades. These efforts have been headquartered on both the East Coast and the West Coast of the United States. Argan, a graduate of journalism school and law school, currently resides in the southwest United States.

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