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A Labor Day Murder (Sam Jenkins Mysteries 0.3)

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Chief Sam Jenkins learns of an illegal card game and the sale of moonshine at the Iron Skillet restaurant and decides to raid the premises. That looked straight forward until a firearms examiner links a confiscated handgun to an unsolved homicide. Jenkins encounters political corruption, domestic abuse, and a cover-up in his pursuit to solve the murder.
Kindle Edition, 28 pages
Published November 21st 2009 by Amazon Digital Services LLC
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Nancy Silk
Jun 25, 2013 Nancy Silk rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
"Great Short Story Murder Mystery"

Author Wayne Zurl writes superb short detective stories that are hard to put down. He tests your ability to solve the murder yourself, but he normally throws in his detective curve balls near the end. In this story, Sam Jenkins states strongly to Moira Menzies, the Chief Assistant District Attorney of Blount County that he doesn't give a rat's ass ... he wants a search warrant. There's illegal gaming operations going on at a local restaurant, The Iron Skillet. O
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Nancy Silk
May 22, 2013 Nancy Silk rated it it was amazing
"Great Short Story Murder Mystery"

Author Wayne Zurl writes superb short detective stories that are hard to put down. He tests your ability to solve the murder yourself, but he normally throws in his detective curve balls near the end. In this story, Sam Jenkins states strongly to Moira Menzies, the Chief Assistant District Attorney of Blount County that he doesn't give a rat's ass ... he wants a search warrant. There's illegal gaming operations going on at a local restaurant, The Iron Skillet. O
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Jan 05, 2015 Gouldma rated it really liked it
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This was my first read of Zurl's work and it was hilarious! The setting is Tennessee and all of the characters are colorful. I still laugh when I think about the Corsie Roberts scene. Zurl is a retired policeman and it is definitely evident in his writing.
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Wayne Zurl worked as a police officer for twenty years and retired from New York to East Tennessee. In 2006 he began to write crime fiction. More than twenty of his Sam Jenkins mystery novelettes have been published as audio books and eBooks. In January 2011, his first novel, A NEW PROSPECT, was be published in book form. The story follows the adventures of an ex-New York detective who finds a job ...more
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Sam Jenkins Mysteries (6 books)
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