"Pluff Mud" is a riveting murder mystery novel set against the stunning backdrop of downtown Charleston, South Carolina. Newly divorced and recently retired Air Force veteran Tom Blackstone finds solace in his job as a carriage tour guide and a passionate affair with Rachel, a fellow resident of his condo community overlooking the harbor.
But when a body is discovered buried in pluff mud, Tom is immediately marked as the chief suspect. With the support of Abe, a veteran detective, and the other condo residents, including Mary and her teenage daughter Jenny, Tom sets out to clear his name and protect his community from further harm.
As the investigation deepens, Tom discovers that love, loss, and community are intertwined in unexpected ways. With the guidance of his wise neighbor and new friend Jack, Tom works to unite a diverse group of people and forge lasting connections in the face of adversity.
"Pluff Mud" is a gripping tale of mystery and suspense that also explores the enduring power of love and the strength of community.
Fans of classic mystery novels, as well as readers of romance and fiction local to Charleston and the Lowcountry region of South Carolina, will be drawn to this captivating story. Above all, this book offers a hopeful message of unity and belonging that is especially relevant in today's divided world.