The Adjal of Jimmy Temple

The Adjal of Jimmy Temple

by Jaron Summers, Harold Livingston

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Jimmy Temple is a private detective whose specialty is finding lost lovers for the romantically inclined in mobile Los Angeles. He is approached by Wanda Kincaid to solve the gruesome murder of her wealthy father Jack.

In trying to solve the case, Jimmy enters a strange, macabre world. Wanda confides that the secret of Jack’s fortune reaches back to his family’s decaying funeral home. There, in a bedroom above the wet room where bodies are embalmed, Kincaid could supposedly tap into psychic powers and foresee the precise moments of other people’s deaths.

Skeptical of the psychic reports, Jimmy spends the night above the wet room only to catch a glimpse of his own adjal (the moment of his death). If his newfound psychic ability is reliable, Jimmy has only two days to unravel the sweetest scam this side of Hell and avert his own death. Whatever happens, Jimmy cannot avoid the cataclysm of violence that contorts his life.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940046148091
Publisher: Bev Editions
Publication date: 10/14/2014
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 310 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Jaron Summers has written numerous primetime television and radio programs, including those for HBO, CBS, ACCESS TV and CBC. He conceived the TV and Film Institute of Canada. Funded by the University of Alberta and ITV, Jaron ran the Institute for 12 years, donating his services for ten of those years. Summers mentored dozens of writers and continues to do so. He holds an MFA in TV writing/producing from UCLA and a BA in Communication & Business from Brigham-Young University, where he was editor-in-chief of their award-winning student newspaper The Daily Universe. He has written hundreds of articles, columns and editorials for daily and weekly newspapers and magazines. For a more comprehensive list of Jaron’s works, visit his website, which includes a weekly blog - a collection of short stories, humour pieces, essays and articles that have been published worldwide at Jaron and his wife, Kate, divided their time between Edmonton, Alberta and Bel Air, California.

Harold Livingston is the author of eight published novels, including The Coasts of The Earth, a Houghton Mifflin Literary Fellowship Award winner, and Ride A Tiger, a N.Y. Times best-seller. He also has written some one hundred television shows (among them, ten episodes of "Mission Impossible") and seven feature films, including Star Trek-The Motion Picture. He was born and raised in Haverhill, Massachusetts, and served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II, and the U.S. Air Force in the Korean War. Additionally, he was one of the original American volunteer pilots in the Israel Air Force in their 1948 War of Independence, as noted in his recently published memoir of that experience, No Trophy, No Sword. He resides now in Westlake Village, California, spending too much of his time, as he says, gazing out at the lake.

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