Missed payments and the issuing of several bad checks have previously led to arguments and bad feelings between five young men and someone they know. Now, on this hot and humid June afternoon in South Carolina, it has led to their deaths; deaths caused by someone they trusted. In a fit of rage, their killer has executed each of the three tenants who have rented the beautiful home near the beach in North Litchfield, SC. While each of the tenants have been executed by being shot at least once in the back of their heads; some with their arms and legs bound behind them, and their mouths taped shut to prevent them from being able to scream out, so have two of their closest friends. After being killed, the killer has set three small fires within their home in an attempt to destroy any evidence that may have been left behind. Called out of retirement for the third time, Paul Waring, a retired state trooper from Connecticut, is asked to head the investigation into the deaths of these young men. An experienced homicide investigator for many years, he has been asked to do so as his friend, Captain Bobby Ray Jenkins, the head of the Georgetown County Sheriff's Department's Major Case Squad, is out of work due to recent back surgery. With Lt. Audrey Small, Jenkins' assistant, soon to be married, Paul is asked to take over an investigation that has been slow to start, and troubled by mistakes. Confronted with a series of issues and problems, including a prosecutor who is questioning his involvement in this investigation, Paul must rely on all of his investigative skills and experience to find out who is responsible for committing these horrific murders. The Parliament Men is an exciting and suspenseful murder mystery; it will easily keep readers intrigued and focused as they turn each page of this well-written novel. Written by Peter F. Warren, this book follows on the heels of the author's first highly successful murder mystery, The Horry County Murders. In addition to
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About the Author
Peter Warren is retired from the Connecticut State Police Department. An Honor Graduate of the Connecticut State Police Academy, he is also a graduate of the University of New Haven, and of the FBI National Academy. He is also the author of The Horry County Murders, and two Civil War novels. Currently he resides in South Carolina with his wife.