When Brad Pope returns to his boyhood hometown to confront his long-lost father‚ the 35-year-old psychologist becomes a prime suspect in the murder of cave diver‚ Big Jake Nunn. Whitecross‚ Florida‚ is known for its natural crystal-clear springs and underwater caverns where townsfolk die of natural causes‚ not murder. Until now. The psychologist’s hopes of settling the debt with his father and reconnecting with his cantankerous Grandma Gigi are hindered by the surprised horror surrounding his father’s whereabouts and sinister secrets of the Women’s Preservation Club‚ founded by Grandma Gigi.
With its blend of humor and dark plot‚ Limestone Gumption witnesses beauty and brutality in a small Southern town. This fast-paced cozy mystery’s twists and turns will keep you on the edge of your seat or make you fall out of it laughing.
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Five Star Mysteries are standard print, first editions from award-winning authors as well as up-and-coming authors of the Mystery genre. These hardcover first editions will consist of new novels and short story collections plus novels that have been restored from original typescripts. The Five Star First Edition Mystery Series titles are carefully selected to appeal to a broad range of genre fans and include all subgenres of mystery: romantic suspense, traditional mysteries, private eye novels, cozies, hard-boiled detectives, and short story collections. The mystery genre continues to boom and this plan speaks directly to what today’s readers want -- a mix of original novels and short fiction collections from established, award-winning professionals as well as up-and-coming writers in the field. Previous authors have included Ralph McInerny, Catherine Dain, Les Roberts, Jeremiah Healy, and more. New, as of June 2004, four (4) titles shipped approximately every four weeks. Actual covers may be different from those shown.