Synopsis Almost sixty years after a fatal New Mexico military plane crash, the son of a victim seeks ANSWERS about the event. He hires a historian, Robert Jerzerski, Ph.D., from the State University of Southern Arizona, to find the answers, but another tragedy forces the investigator to engage a lawyer and a paramedic in the search.Together, this unlikely triumvirate meticulously pieces together clues surrounding a past event that is deeply shrouded in mystery. The result of their efforts is both surprising and dramatic and changes the lives of those involved.
Synopsis Historian Robert Jerzerski, Ph.D, and other aviation crash explorers are employed to locate and investigate a civilian plane crash site northwest of Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. Findings there are key to a series of client family relationships dating back more than 45 years that now may produce serious unintended consequences. Meanwhile, Nan Barosa, Dr. Jerzerski?s associate, experiences life changes and events that cause her to re-evaluate herself and her position in life. Both independent stories merge when two people get together and try to put their lives into perspective.Mystery, drama, relationships and action; this book has it all
Synopsis Divorced investigative historian, Robert Jerzerski, PhD, reluctantly agrees to help his daughter determine what happened to a boyfriend?s granduncle who disappeared during World War II. His retired lawyer friend, Jack Booker, gets involved and they support the boyfriend?s family efforts to investigate the person. Meanwhile, another family in England is doing the same thing. Both stories unite when a plane crash emerges as the central focus of their efforts.
Synopsis Two items in Jenny Aldred's morning local paper open a whole new world for her; a world in which murder, and a young boy's terror entirely encompass her. Joggers discover five-year-old Mark wandering along the trail beside the Niagara River. He's wearing pyjamas, and clutching a teddy bear. He cannot, or will not, speak. A young woman's body is found at the base of the tower near the river. There is a connection, and it takes all of Jenny's determination, and Staff Sergeant William Janes's sleuthing skills to uncover the answers to several mysteries in this second murder novel by Verna Reid. MURDER HAS NO TONGUE has the sights and sounds of Niagara for its setting. It is a fast-paced story of devotion, love of a different kind, and finally, stark terror.
Synopsis In the third book by Verna Reid in the Niagara Murder Mysteries Trilogy, the ever-resourceful Jenny Aldred finds herself in a situation from which she may not get out of alive. It all began with the discovery of a body in a field used as a burial ground for the First Nation warriors who fought in the War of 1812. But in that same desolate field, there was one body of a more recent vintage, and when it was uncovered, Staff Sergeant William Janes once again was involved with Jenny in tracing the horrific events that lead to death. The trail follows the winding Lundy's Lane, west to Highway 20 out of Niagara Falls, and eventually leads to a long-forgotten love affair in Toronto.
The two protagonists become star-crossed lovers in this exciting story of murder and suicide, as Janes becomes interested in the beautiful physiotherapist, Lee Monserra, and Jenny discovers handsome George Arkwright is not all he seems to be. It is only when Jenny's life is in danger that the unexpected solution is revealed.
Synopsis A body has washed up by the Whirlpool in the Niagara River. At first, it is thought to be a suicide. However, further investigation proves otherwise. Anne Morrow, the creative director of the local radio station was, in fact, drowned. It has become a murder case, one that affects the life of her co-worker, Jenny Aldred. Anne was not particularly well-liked by those who knew her, and these include her ex-husband, Ronald Dyson, currently dating Jenny; Lewis Bryant, the radio station's program director and Anne's supervisor; and Elspeth Newcombe, the junior writer at the station. Anne had a young lover, Francis Turner, and he and the murdered woman's cleaning lady, Mary Cook, are the only ones apparently upset by Ann's death. As the events unravel, there is further murder, a lost teenager, and the beginning of a romance for Jenny and the detective assigned to the case.
Synopsis Winner Of The One Book Northern Ontario Must Read Contest 2004Two story lines masterfully woven into a gripping tale of mystery and murder on Manitoulin Island. The mystery taking place in the present is purely fictional and develops around an ex-convict determined to get his revenge on society by committing unsolvable crimes. He has had plenty of time in prison to develop an ingenious and complicated strategy that includes collecting objects which determine whom he kills, where he kills and when. He has determined his next victim will be on Manitoulin Island.At one of the local auction sales he befriends two elderly ladies and is invited to stay with one of them. He is absolutely wonderful to her, and she finds in him the son she never had. He gains the confidence of the people in the community, taking part in projects and social activities. Everything seems to be going along smoothly until his landlady catches him in a bold-faced lie and the two elderly ladies decide to take the matter into their own hands and see what he is up to--a decision they might live to regret.
Synopsis When Megan Cameron, freelance journalist, suspects her hotel partner and beloved godmother, Amelia, of having unintentionally stolen the legendary Rock of Ages, an invaluable Celto-Christian treasure, from the Edinburgh Museum of Antiquities, she dismisses the possibility as ludicrous.Their innocent calm on the Scottish island of Arran is disturbed by the arrival of three men. As events unfold, Megan is convinced that one of these men is responsible for switching the real Rock of Ages with the replica bought by Amelia. Even when the evidence points to Ben, Megan discovers she is hopelessly and dangerously in love with him. Set among the diverse and lovely landscape of Arran, this romantic mystery blossoms with the double sting as Megan learns about trust, not only in others, but in herself.
Synopsis Touched By An Island is rooted in the spirit of home. It is a murder plot, a love story, the finding of a son a mother had given up at birth, and a look at the rural character. But it is mostly about the importance of place.The importance of their Island home is forefront in Mae's and Allie's experience; it is the reason why Brian left the city with its big paycheck and returned to his parents' farm; it is something that Jamie wants to learn more about, and it is something that Sheila is coming to understand when she observes that "It's funny how you Islanders are so attached to a place."But it is not that uncommon, as Brian is told by the Old Timer he meets on a Cape Breton Island beach, a journey he has undertaken in order to accomplish some soul searching. "Sometimes you gotta go away," the Old Timer says, "to know that where you really belong is where you come from. When you're touched by an island, a big part of you is always going to be there." Brian acknowledges that this is the answer to his quest.