Dead on the Island by Bill Crider

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Nominated for the Shamus Award for Best First Private Eye Novel

PI Truman Smith has become a loner after failing to find his sister Jan during a recent search of Galveston Island. He jogs on the Seawall, plays with his cat, and reads lots of Faulkner books. He is pulled from his self-imposed retirement when his old high school football buddy Dino asks him to find a young girl named Sharon. As Tru begins his investigation, dead bodies begin to appear and Tru himself is attacked. His search for Sharon takes him to all sorts of interesting places on and near the Island. Bill Crider spins a good mystery tale in a wonderful setting with interesting characters and enough plot twists to keep readers guessing until the last few chapters.

About Bill Crider

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Bill Crider is chair of the English department at Alvin Community College. He is also the author of the Professor Sally Good and the Carl Burns mysteries. He lives with his wife in Alvin, Texas.
Published January 31, 2011 by Crossroad Press. 192 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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