Cookies must be enabled to use this web application.

To allow this site to use cookies, use the steps that apply to your browser below. If your browser is not listed below, or if you have any questions regarding this site, please contact us.

Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • 1. Select "Internet Options" from the Tools menu.
  • 2. Click on the "Privacy" tab.
  • 3. Click the "Default" button.
  • 4. Click "OK" to save changes.
Chrome Chrome
  • 1. Click the "Spanner" icon in the top right of the browser.
  • 2. Click Options and change to the "Under the Hood" tab.
  • 3. Scroll down until you see "Cookie settings:".
  • 4. Set this to "Allow all cookies".
Firefox Firefox
  • 1. Go to the "Tools" menu and select "Options".
  • 2. Click the "Privacy" icon on the top of the window.
  • 3. Click on the "Cookies" tab.
  • 4. Check the box corresponding to "Allow sites to set Cookies.
  • 5. Click "OK" to save changes.
Opera Opera
  • 1. Click on the "Tools" menu and then click Preferences.
  • 2. Change to the Advanced tab, and to the cookie section.
  • 3. Select "Accept cookies only from the site I visit" or "Accept cookies".
  • 4. Ensure "Delete new cookies when exiting Opera" is not ticked.
  • 5. Click OK.
Netscape and Mozilla Suite Netscape and Mozilla Suite
  • 1. Select "Preferences" from the Edit menu.
  • 2. Click on the arrow next to "Privacy & Security".
  • 3. Under "Privacy & Security" select "Cookies".
  • 4. Select "Enable all cookies".
  • 5. Click "OK" to save changes.
Safari Safari
  • 1. Click on the "Cog" icon in Safari.
  • 2. Click Preferences.
  • 3. Change to the Security tab.
  • 4. Select "Only from sites I visit" or "Allow".
  • 5. Close the dialog using the cross.
Book Image Not Available Book Image Not Available
Book details
  • Genre:TRUE CRIME
  • SubGenre:Murder / General
  • Language:English
  • Series title:a John Mariner mystery
  • Series Number:5
  • Pages:182
  • Format:Paperback
  • Paperback ISBN:9781098323578

Dollars, Diamonds and Death

a John Mariner mystery

by Eddy Rogers View author's profile page

Book Image Not Available Book Image Not Available
Overview
John Mariner helps a wealth manager, Greg Robertson, buy a large ranch north of Blanco, Texas. Shortly after meeting him, Robertson's private plane crashes on the way to Houston from his ranch. As executor of Robertson's estate, Mariner needs to figure out the circumstances of Robertson's death. As he sorts that out and arranges for a probate of the estate, Mariner becomes embroiled in controversies surrounding Robertson's investment firm, centering on allegations that the firm was operating a sophisticated Ponzi scheme. The FBI launches an investigation into the circumstances of Robertson's death, and they and Mariner find themselves entangled not only in a financial mess, but an illegal diamond operation and domestic squabbles between Robertson and his wife. Murder or suicide?
Description
Always on the prowl for good new clients, John Mariner helps a wealthy and successful private wealth manager, Greg Robertson, buy a large ranch north of Blanco, Texas. Their relationship warms over several months, but shortly after meeting him, Robertson's private plane crashes on the way to Houston from his ranch . As executor of Robertson's estate, Mariner needs to figure out the circumstances of Robertson's death. As he sorts that out and arranges for a probate of the estate, Mariner finds the estate embroiled in controversies surrounding Robertson's investment firm, centering on allegations that the firm was operating a sophisticated Ponzi scheme. The FBI launches an investigation into the circumstances of Robertson's death, and they and Mariner find themselves entangled not only in a financial mess, but an illegal diamond operation and domestic squabbles between Robertson and his wife. Murder or suicide?
About the author
Eddy Rogers, a retired corporate attorney, lives in the hill country of Texas. After moving to Blanco County, Rogers took up writing mystery/thriller novels as an avocation while gliding toward full retirement. This novel is his fifth.
Thanks for submitting a review!

Your review will need to be approved by the author before being posted.

See Inside
Front Cover

Loading book cover...

Book Image Not Available Book Image Not Available
Session Expiration WarningYour session is due to expire.

Your online session is due to expire shortly.
Would you like to extend your session and remain logged in?

Session Expired

Your session has expired.We're sorry, but your online session has expired.
Please log back into your account to continue.

This site uses cookies. Continuing to use this site without changing your cookie settings means that you consent to those cookies to enhance site navigation and the overall user experience. Learn more about our privacy policy or learn more about how to turn off cookies.