Not a member?     Existing members login below:
Black Friday! Choose Your Mobile Library Here

Mystery Ebooks

Blind Overlook

Downloads: 3195         Pages: 182

Published: 2 years ago

Rating: Rated: 10 times Rate It

  • 1 star
  • 2 stars
  • 3 stars
  • 4 stars
  • 5 stars

Author:

Book Description HTML  |   Report this book

In Blind Overlook we find Leicester (pronounced "Lester") doing a favor for an attorney friend and taking a case far removed from aviation. It involves something he knows nothing about, the art world. A beautiful, but an enigmatic young woman who owns an art gallery in New Orleans hires him to travel to Maine, where a body has been found fitting the description of her brother and partner in the gallery. The brother has not been heard from and the young lady grows concerned as he was traveling with four hundred and fifty thousand dollars in cash with which to buy a collection of work by an artist named, Rockwell Kent. Delving into this situation leads Leicester straight into a confrontation with the most powerful Mafia figure in the United States, a local detective, a police sergeant, local fishermen, and a friendly, but the suspicious waitress at a local cafe. The entire populace of the small community seems involved in the murder, the missing brother and his money. Maine coastal locals and offshore islands provide a unique setting for a powerful work reminiscent of Ross MacDonald or John D. McDonald. Character driven and plot oriented, this is a must read for the serious Mystery/Thriller 'aficionado.' There is a total of 10 ebooks in the Jay Leicester Mysteries Series by JC Simmons: Blood of the Vine Some People Die Quick Blind Overlook Icy Blue Descent The Electra File Popping the Shine Four Nines Fine The Underground Lady Akel Dama The Candela of Cancri

David McBenge

I found this read to be very very, good. The ending is a great surprise and the whole story is woven together in a way to keep you on your toe's.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

J. C. Simmons

You may also like...

  • Aaricia and the Noland Army
    Aaricia and the Noland Army Mystery by Richard Shekari
    Aaricia and the Noland Army
    Aaricia and the Noland Army

    Reads:
    318

    Pages:
    71

    Published:
    Nov 2016

    An epic tale of adventure that features Aaricia; a young woman having being betrayed by a loved one, lost her family and her home, must find a way to raise an...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle, TXT

  • O'Heavenly Murder
    O'Heavenly Murder Mystery by Jennifer Northen
    O'Heavenly Murder
    O'Heavenly Murder

    Reads:
    792

    Pages:
    546

    Published:
    Oct 2016

    A Dark Spirit comes to Saint Cloud, Oklahoma in 1956, bringing death to the sleepy little township. Detective Thomas Miller and rookie Officer Sherry Hendrix...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle, TXT

  • 11:11
    11:11 Mystery by Doreen Serrano
    11:11
    11:11

    Reads:
    745

    Pages:
    392

    Published:
    Sep 2016

    Heather Simmons is in a race for time as her past catches up with her and a familiar stranger begins to close in. In her quest to find a connection between 11...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle

  • Blue Magic
    Blue Magic Mystery by David Hesse
    Blue Magic
    Blue Magic

    Reads:
    353

    Pages:
    129

    Published:
    Sep 2016

    It’s 1960 and America is embarking on a new decade that will lay the foundation of change and turmoil on the American landscape. But one thing still remains g...

    Formats: PDF, Epub, Kindle

Remove