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Hello, my name is Carson Reno By Gerald Darnell
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Hello, my name is Carson Reno. An overview of the Carson Reno Mystery Series.
The Price of Beauty in Strawberry Land By Gerald Darnell
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The year is 1962 and Carson Reno, once again, gets himself into situations that would be better left alone. A Memphis client hires Carson to prove infidelity, but instead he finds corruption and... More > murder going all the way to the top of Memphis politics. A Jack Logan client investigation takes him back to Humboldt looking into automobile fraud, which lands him smack in the middle of a murder. Not just any murder, but the murder of a local beauty queen – one who seemed to have too many enemies for a girl her age.< Less
Killer Among Us By Gerald Darnell
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Carson’s closest friends are enjoying a Caribbean cruise vacation, when one of the cruise guests turns up missing. Missing is one of Humboldt’s well known and prominent attorneys, and... More > foul play is suspected. Mary Ellen Maxwell might have unknowingly witnessed the crime and needs Carson’s protection. Something is seriously wrong – the Mafia has become the target of an unknown adversary and they are scared. Bad guys are turning up dead and the missing attorney could be a part of it. After all, he was heavily involved in defending the Memphis Mafia. To make matters worse, the Memphis Mafia’s kingpin is also seeking Carson’s protection from this unknown threat. The bad guys are killing each other, and by protecting a friend, Carson has put himself in the middle of an underworld war.< Less
Murder my Darling By Gerald Darnell
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A famous author is murdered, Carson is at the scene of the crime and considered a prime suspect – but he doesn’t remember anything! Missing manuscripts, a missing diary and strange... More > stories from the past bring an unusual group of characters together in this tangled web of deceit, blackmail and murder. The mystery travels from Memphis to New Orleans, while Carson works to prove his innocence – without success. Come along for the ride and follow the clues to a strange and unforgettable ending in the adventure called: Murder My Darling< Less
the Fingerprint Murders By Gerald Darnell
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Someone is brutally murdering people in Memphis, and for unknown reasons, the killer wants Carson involved. They’re not just killing people, they’re removing the victim’s fingers... More > and leaving strange clues everywhere. Carson becomes involved when the killer sends him severed thumbs - each wrapped in bloodstained paper containing Bible scripture. Clues are everywhere, but none of them make any sense and aren’t connected - yet. Old names surface and the mystery gets stranger and darker as Carson tries to solve the ‘Fingerprint Murders’.< Less
Justifiable Homicide By Gerald Darnell
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Carson’s client is suspected of two murders, and desperately needs his help. After a night of drinking, she wakes up in a hotel room with a dead man, but claims no memory of the previous... More > night’s events. However, a gun found in the hotel room was used for another murder - used to kill a lawyer at the local Drive Inn Theater. Then...things get worse! The murder gun belongs to his client's husband, and has her fingerprints all over it. The dead lawyer was blackmailing her and witnesses saw her at both murder scenes. Interesting and dangerous characters surface, and somehow events from World War Two are playing a part in the mystery. To prove his client innocent, Carson must unravel a complex blackmail scheme and explain a few murders. Follow Carson as he chases clues trying to solve this old fashion murder mystery. A mystery that has everyone looking the wrong way. This is an unusual case for Carson – a case of Justifiable Homicide.< Less
Don't Wake Me Until It's Time To Go By Gerald Darnell
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A collection of stories, events and humorous observations from my life
Shadows and Lies By Gerald Darnell
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Book 16 in the Carson Reno Mystery Series What happens when a rich client, three beautiful women, a shifty businessman, a gambler and a missing spouse are all suspected of murder? The results are a... More > merry-go-round of shadows and lies in a house of cards with clues almost as old as Carson. Greed, blackmail, infidelity, murder, serial killers and a twenty year old crime spin a tale that is practically unbelievable – with the truth masked behind a story that nobody wants told. This old fashion ‘whodunit’ takes Carson Reno and his crew on a complicated adventure, which has too many victims and too many suspects. Come along and help Carson find the clues and discover the truth as he tries to make sense of all the Shadows and Lies.< Less
SUnset 4 By Gerald Darnell
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In 1962 the quiet, and seemingly innocent, activities at the Humboldt Motel in this small West Tennessee town went unnoticed and unchallenged. Besides, a little booze, a little gambling and maybe an... More > occasional ‘lady of the evening’ never hurt anyone, right? Then one fall night after a football game, things began to come apart. It seemed that everything was not how it should be, or at least, how it appeared. Unfaithful housewives, a football coach fixing game scores, a crooked private detective and eventually a murder, would bring exposure to ‘SUnset 4’. And that was something its operators didn’t want. Carson isn’t involved in the investigation, but it seems everyone thinks he is. Protecting a friend, he tries hard to ignore things that are simply not right. Finally, he follows instinct and tackles the innocent and the guilty in ‘SUnset 4’.< Less
Deadly Decision By Gerald Darnell
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When a Tennessee Highway Patrolman is mysteriously murdered, the clues are nonexistent. Police have the name of a possible suspect, but he’s nowhere to be found. Carson gets involved at the... More > request of the local sheriff, but when the best lead disappears; his assistance is no longer needed. Things are not what they seem, and it appears the bad guys are winning this war of wits. Everyone has more questions than answers, and just when it seems the mystery has been solved, Carson discovers that it has only gotten worse. Follow Carson in this strange circle of money, lies, murder and bad guys who have everyone chasing them and their ‘Deadly Decision’.< Less