Murder and More by Gerald W. Darnell

The Bandwagon reviewer Barry McGough reviews Murder and More by Gerald W. Darnell.

Carson’s feud with a local crime reporter continues, and then suddenly the husband of his client is brutally murdered – a husband he’s been hired to investigate. Mysterious characters weave a web of blackmail and suspense, while leaving Carson with more clients than he can handle.

The Memphis police have warned Carson to back off, but an employee of a friend is missing from a murder scene and he’s determined to find her and the killer.
Follow Carson to New Orleans, Humboldt, Memphis and Florida where he chases numerous suspects trying to track down a missing person and the killer he’s been hired to find.

Enjoy this unusual adventure for Carson Reno, as he struggles to solve the case of ‘Murder and More’.

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This book has a real feeling of the era to it. You can almost hear the soundtrack to any number of sixties era detective movies ticking away in the background as you read it. I haven’t read anything by this author before, and had not come across Carson Reno as a character, but I will definitely be looking for more now I have found him. As with all my reviews, I don’t want to give away too much of the plot, but it involves a story of intrigue, murder (of course), double dealing, and a tangle with the press and local law enforcement.

Our hero is employed to find a murderer, and solve a number of other baffling occurrences along the way, with his sidekicks and trusty dog. Laced with back story and humour, this is a most enjoyable read, and fans of this genre, along with anyone who enjoys a good read that is not too wordy, will enjoy this book.

Visit the author’s website for a full list of Carson Reno mysteries, along with his other work.

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