Murder on the Mind (Jeff Resnick Mystery #1)
A mugging in Manhattan, leaves former insurance investigator Jeff Resnick with broken bones and a fractured skull -- and completely dependent on his rich estranged half brother Dr. Richard Alpert and his girlfriend Brenda Stanley. Visions of a hunt and and a hunter stalking his deer prey terrify Jeff. The doctors diagnose brain damage. Days later, a local banker is found d...more
Jeffrey's luck was about to change, he had won some money at pool at a local pub in New York, and was about to start at a new job in the morning at a entry level claims position. But on his way home Jeff was mugged, and beaten to a pulp, where he lost cons ...more
Jeff discovers that he has psychic "insights" into a murder and begins investigating it.
From the literary point of view, the book is weak. The family troubles of Jeff, as well as his romance and all the rest seemed undeveloped and bland ...more
The book is well written and the pace moves along nicely. I will definitely check out the other books in the serie ...more
L. L. Bartlett
Five Star Publishing, 2005, 225 pps.
“Coming out of the mist. An animal. A deer. A buck.” No, this vision doesn’t come to Jeffrey Resnick while tramping into the forest but pops into his mind while shooting pool in a New York City bar. But this is not the last vision that Jeff experiences and soon he will become haunted by these visions as well as various emotions he experiences during the visions.
Jeffrey Resnick is an insurance investigator and s ...more
Jeff Resnick, the main character in this story was an unemployed insurance investigator until the fateful day on which he was mugged. Now, still unemployed and trying to recover from his injuries while staying with his filthy rich half brother he finds he has the ability to solve crimes through visions and feelings that come to him both unwanted and u ...more
But I have to say this upfront: the author has been quite devious in designing her protagonist's set ...more
He is such a strong character who brings a such a wealth of em ...more
Jeff Resnick is mugged in Manhattan and left with broken bones and a fractured skull. He is having visions of a hunt and hunter.
Seems the attack left Jeff with psychic abilities to see things like murder before they happen.
Jeff's half brother Richard brings him back to Buffalo to recuperate.
A compelling paranormal mystery you must read!!
Jeff comes across as real, as does his physical ailments and relapses. Emotionally, however, he's even more of a wreck as he experiences strong feelings of fear, terror, anger and vengeance. T ...more
Jeff starts getting flashes of emotion and intuition as well as visions after he has suffered a serious head injury during a mugging. These inexplicable insights turn out to be about a murder. The story hooked me there and then I had the added pleasure of getting to know the characters who populate it. The sketch of each was concise and made me want to know more about them. I was intrigued by relationships in the ...more
Parts of this novel was suspenseful, exciting, and very enjoyable reading. But then, a portion of author ignorance overtook common sense. You go to a beautiful house of God but refuse to give him credit for anything. You have millions of dollars but you think giving it away is much more important than providing jobs for the community. However, good plots, varied characters and plenty of action makes this a good read. Enjoy.
It was actually kind of strange reading about a fictional killer in my own town. There were fictional places j ...more