Two victims lay dead at the Beach Cove Hotel in Miami Beach’s Art Deco hotel strip. Only ten guests occupy the hotel, plus a small staff of four. Two of the guest are suspiciously murdered in the early hours of the morning.
You won’t be able to put this book down until you find out how it ends.
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Everyone becomes a suspect, and is up to Jack and Detective Logan to find the offender before they strike again.
Hurricane winds are reaping havoc as it approaches the coast of South Florida. As an evacuation order is issued for Miami Beach, electric power and cell service are down, leaving Jack and Logan without any means to communicate. But our detectives, guests, and hotel staff aren’t going anywhere. One of the victims was found infected with the Corona virus, and no one is allowed out of the hotel.
In another riveting whodunit in the style of Holmes’s and Poirot, Ryder and Logan have to decipher these murders the old fashion way. No forensics, no clues left behind. They have to outsmart the killer, or is it killers? Six of the guests, two of which are victims, are owners of venture capitalist company, better known as vulture capitalist, on a corporate retreat. The other four are two sisters, and two young guys they hooked up with at a South Beach club two nights ago.
Jack is a forty-year-old divorcee, and retired Wall Street Financial Analyst recently turned crime mystery writer. His new lifestyle does not include; – alarm clocks, suits, or ties – living carefree aboard a forty-four-foot yacht with his beagle – Max, enjoying life in Miami’s South Beach, the clubs and ladies that abound the area. His keen eye for detail in writing crime mysteries has made him an invaluable consultant to the Miami Beach Police Major Crimes Division Robert Logan, former Army Special Forces and now homicide detective for the Miami Beach Police Department, has relied on Jack’s deduction abilities to solve murder cases.
Fans of the Sherlock Holmes, Hercule Poirot, Ellery Queen stories, as well as TV shows like Elementary, Columbo, and Blue Bloods will find this novella satisfying and a challenge to decipher.