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A Reason To Kill
A Reason To Kill

A Reason To Kill

12+

FICTION

636 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper, Mobipocket, EPUB

Trade Paper, $23.99 (US $23.99) (CA $31.99)

Publication Date: January 2016

ISBN 9781925148947

Rights: US & CA

IFWG Publishing International (Jan 2016)

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Overview

“I’m gonna kill you!” is a common response, said as often in jest as in anger. Humans have a lot of reasons to dispose of one another so most of them could well mean it. Political games haven’t changed much since Mankind learned to walk upright. The same tools popular in Greek and Roman cultures are active today, including monetary schemes and sexual ploys used to enhance the power plays. Anything is acceptable, even murder (but don’t get caught) to advance one’s ambition. Did a psychopath kill Andrea Nelson? In 1984 at the time of the murders a stage was set and the law might have accepted this if it wasn’t for the diaries she left behind. At first, Andrea’s scribbling appears worthless, even her mother claimed she was a habitual liar; so who bothered to send the books to a police captain’s home and for what reason? Shelia Connors Beechen’s death has been judged an accident. Without a body can the truth be found out? Unbeknownst to them, Andrea Nelson and Shelia Connors have the same biological daddy—a nasty problem as Andrea is having an affair with Shelia’s brother. We leave 1984 and the murders of the half-sisters; the story drops back to 1976 when Thomas Devlin first met Andrea Neilson. His future was looking grand, he was moving into a position in the powerful Connors’ political group. Already involved with the married Shelia, he finds himself in an uncomfortable situation when Andrea decides to pursue him. Although the women have been close friends since childhood, at this time neither is aware they share the same biological parent.

Author Biography

Geraldine Fitzsimmons is a native New Yorker who fled the state at an early age, and traveled extensively studying the masses. Widowed, with her kids on their own, she could finally put a serious effort into her love of writing. Always fascinated with mysteries, she found a place for her creativity in that genre. She resides now in the town of Whitesboro, NY as a member of a large extended family in the immediate Upstate area.