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  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:Mystery & Detective / General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:202
  • eBook ISBN:9781098345679
  • Paperback ISBN:9781098345662

The Gravy Trane

by Charlie Girard View author's profile page

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Jack Trane has been hired by Alice Lynch to find her husband. She has paid him $15,000.00 upfront and promised another $15000.00 if the case is closed in 3 days. Things take an unexpected turn quickly. Alice is murdered and Jack will eventually need to find the killer. Along the way, he meets many interesting characters. He survives several attempts on his life, and zero's in on the suspects. In the end, he uses his street smarts and detective skills to solve the crime.
Jack Trane is hired by Alice Lynch to find her husband. He is paid $15,000.00 upfront and promised another $15,000.00 if he is successful. Before the case is off the ground, Alice Lynch is involved in a car accident and ends up in a hospital fighting for her life. He finds Alice Lynch's husband, Garth Lynch, he tells her that his wife is the hospital, then he goes to the hospital to collect his $15,000.00 from Alice. He is knocked out and abducted by Timmie Lynch, (Alice Lynch's stepson). Timmie wants to know Alice's whereabouts, so he can kill her. Eventually, Alice is murdered and Jack is the main suspect. He alibi's out and now the race is on to find the real killer. He has a friend down at the precinct, Harry Soul, who helps Jack when he can. Timmie becomes the prime suspect in the murder and he now hires Jack to find the killer. Garth Lynch was about to divorce Alice just before she was killed. He suspects that she had some papers that would expose his embezzling lifestyle. He hires Jack to find the papers before someone else does. Jack sets a plan in motion that will reveal the killer, find the papers and, bring justice for all.
About the author
Charlie Girard lives in Rhode Island and is a successful jigsaw puzzle artist. He is about to try his hand with a detective novel. He has enjoyed mystery novels throughout his whole life, but lately, could not find one that interested him. So he decided to write his own. Hopefully, a first in a long series to come.

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