When Prospect, Tennessee Police Chief Sam Jenkins attends the town’s annual heritage festival it not only satisfies his interest in Early American history, it draws him into the investigation of another murder on “the peaceful side of the Smokies.”
Local antique dealer, G. Nobel Whitehead, has been savagely killed. As former New York detective turned police chief wades through a cadre of quirky local characters to learn how the victim’s shady dealings lead to his demise the questions just keep popping up.
Did Whitehead’s attraction to a half-Cherokee woman trouble her fiancé enough to commit murder? Or did the victim cheat one of his customers? The only thing for certain is that someone really wanted him dead.
Meet Wayne Zurl:
After retiring from a twenty year career with the Suffolk County Police Department in New York, Wayne Zurl turned his hand to writing.
He began with non-fiction in 1996 and had 26 articles on Colonial American history and the books of James Fenimore Cooper published in magazines.
In 2006 he switched to fiction, writing about Sam Jenkins, a retired New York detective lieutenant who found a job as chief in a fictional East Tennessee town. To date, eight of his novelettes are being produced as audio books and published in several eBook formats.
Wayne’s first full-length novel, A NEW PROSPECT, was traditionally published and released in January of 2011.
All his stories bring the reader procedures and dialogue tempered by twenty years of investigative and supervisory experience with one of largest municipal departments in the country.
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Author Name: Wayne Zurl
Title: Reenacting a Murder
Word Count: 10,500
Genre: police mystery
Target Audience (Ages): 18 and Older
Author Email: email@example.com