What they are saying about "Two Miles High and Six Feet Under"
G. Eldon Smith has written another very successful mystery featuring attorney Andrew Coyle. As we follow him from Denver to the rough-and-tumble mining town of Leadville, we are caught up in a web of fast-paced intrigue and deceit. Two Miles High and Six Feet Under is a good read, and highly recommended." ~Susanne W. Freeman, author of "Any Train to Somewhere"
Once again G. Eldon Smith presents an engaging Colorado High Country mystery, featuring Andrew Coyle and a host of colorful characters you'd like to meet. It's a treat, and a very good read." ~Rex Olsen, author of "Medicine Point" and other books
What they said about Smith's first novel, "Murder in the Rockies"
G. Eldon Smith's "Murder in the Rockies" is a murder mystery set in Denver, 1890. You too should enjoy this engrossing mystery enriched by Smith's ability to bring characters to life. At times I felt like I was there, helping Andrew Coyle solve the mystery. ~Thomas "Doctor Colorado" Noel, PhD. University of Colorado Denver, Professor of Colorado History, author of 41 books on the Highest State
"Two Miles High and Six Feet Under" is set in Leadville, Colorado in 1896. Andrew Coyle, a young Denver lawyer, is offered a job to audit the financial records of the Leadville winter carnival which features the Ice Palace as its star attraction. Upon arriving, he learns of a corpse frozen in the Palace. Coyle's strong-willed wife, Sarah, and toddler daughter come to join him and see the festivities. As accidents and bodies pile up, Coyle is convinced that murder is involved. Sarah does not want Coyle to be the next accident victim. She pleads with him to leave town. Coyle is determined to see justice done. He must decide if it is worth the risk of being killed himself to learn who is behind the murders.
|Publisher:||G. Eldon Smith|
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About the Author
Served in the U.S. Navy, Photographer's Mate second class, for five years. Colorado civil service for almost 30 years, wrote and did research on aptitude tests, and multiple choice employment tests. After I retired the "real me" came out. Debut novel Murder in the Rockies published and the second novel of the series is nearly finished. Both novels utilize my love of Colorado History and a liking for an intelligent mystery. Married with one adult son. We have been adopted by Buddy a mixed breed dog. Buddy and I participate in dog agility, a sport in which dog and handler (me) run through an obstacle course for time.