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Dark Side of Sunset Pointe
by Michael Allan Scott

A Lance Underphal Mystery

A contemporary mystery and thriller—a paranormal mystery, to be more precise—for hardboiled mystery fans, penned by a "writers' mystery writer." This murder mystery twists and turns like a dragon kite in a high wind.

Mystery connoisseurs, beware. You have no clue. New and different, the first book in the Lance Underphal Mystery series will keep you guessing . . .

4.5 out of 5 stars in the Mystery, Thriller & Suspense categories. Take a Look Inside!

". . . you see the crime through the eyes of the victims . . . thrilling and scary at the same time!" – Teresa Watson, author of the Lizzie Crenshaw mysteries.

A Paranormal Mystery

Lance Underphal was devastated by his wife’s death, and now, the down-and-out crime-scene photographer can’t let her go. He wakes up plagued by premonitions. The double shooting of an Arizona real estate developer and his mistress/bookkeeper immerse Underphal in a world of incomprehensible phenomena and it's anything but pleasant.

The Hardboiled Detective

Frank Salmon, the homicide detective on the case, does his best to blow off Underphal’s “visions.” But the murders keep piling up and the visions are all-too real.

Sex and Money – Lust and Greed

The trail goes cold until a double homicide at a fast food drive-thru takes a u-turn back to the dead developer and a martial arts instructor's kinky wife.

Salmon reluctantly pursues Underphal’s cryptic clues, leading him from a popular strip club to a failing community bank, adding a blackmailing stripper’s murder to the body count.

Thrill Ride

With Underphal pointing the way, Salmon hunts for a key piece of evidence and the common link between the killings – a custom offroad truck. Instead of clearing the case, the truck takes off, dragging Salmon into a high-speed chase, leaving a freeway pileup in its wake.

Suspense Builds

Underphal struggles mightily with his psychic curse, teetering on the brink of insanity. His only hope for redemption is the voice in his head, the voice of his dead wife. Stumbling through dark vortexes of murderous intrigue, he comes to realize his visions will either kill him or lead to the capture of a killer-maybe more than one.
 

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