Murder in the Choir Loft

Small Town Christian Murder Mystery

by Michael Allen Adam



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 10/10/2023

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 218
ISBN : 9798385005338
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 218
ISBN : 9798385005345
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 218
ISBN : 9798385005352

About the Book

It is the mid-1990s in the small, peaceful oil field town of Pierce, California, when one of its residents is suddenly found dead in a drainage ditch beside the road. Known as a happy-go-lucky alcoholic who wouldn’t hurt a flea, Verlin Simpson’s unanticipated death is quickly deemed suspicious.

Verlin’s devoutly Christian wife, Shirley, is naturally devastated and relies on her faith and her friends in her church choral group, the Golden-Agers, for strength. Meanwhile, Officer Tom Phillips begins working the case. Although Pierce hasn’t seen a murder in over ten years, Phillips must rely on his instincts as a former LAPD officer as he begins questioning residents and church members, and investigating clues he hopes will help him solve the case and learn why someone would want to kill a drunk old man. But after the case goes cold, another body is found in a bathroom stall a few months later, leaving Tom to realize he now must consider the worst-case scenario. Pierce may have a serial killer in its midst.

In this Christian murder mystery, a small-town police officer and several church members work together to solve a complicated case and find a determined killer.

About the Author

Michael Allen Adam is a semiretired choral music teacher and church minister of music who holds a master’s degree in choral conducting. He has conducted choirs, music classes, and programs in cities of all sizes and schools throughout California. Michael and his wife, Lucinda, reside in Southern California, where they sing in a church choir and help care for their six grandchildren.