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The Body on the Rocks: Twelve Thrilling Stories Featuring Detective Chris Mark
The instant Chris Mark heard the scream he knew something was very wrong. At the edge of a narrow chasm a woman was backing away from something. Her dog strained at its leash. Mark took his hands from his pockets, broke into a run. The woman saw him and pointed. The dog pulled excitedly, trying to get close to whatever was down there. Mark approached the crevice and looked ...more
Paperback, 286 pages
Published March 18th 2014 by Avanti Literary
(first published March 17th 2014)
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This is a collection of twelve detective stories featuring Chris Mark. The stories have the usual crimes but some have very clever twists and imaginative solutions. The writing is clear, and the stories move along at a steady pace. Chris Mark has his own quirky personality, and does his sleuthing with the blessing of the town's chief of police. The author lives and writes on Cape Ann, and the reader gets a good feel of the area. For those of us who also know this part of New England, the stories ...more