The Case of the Missing Bubble Gum Card: A Jarvis Mann Private Detective HardBoiled Mystery Short Story (Jarvis Mann Detective Book 1)
On a Winter's Sunday afternoon, a young man graces his office stepsHis words coaxing with the simple declaration of "Please"Convincing Jarvis to help find a valuable missing Ernie Banks rookie baseball card
With a dry sense of humor, Jarvis tours the Denver neighborhood with the ladDoor to door, friend to friend, until a clue leads to a surprising discoveryA young man's personal pain revealedWitnessing a friend's act of self-sacrificeBoth teenagers teaching Jarvis a life lessonThat will shape him with new hope and resolve
An 8400 word Short Story by Author R Weir
Plus a preview of the first novel in the Jarvis Mann PI series: Tracking A Shadow
"Jarvis is my new favorite PI. love the story and the character." - Amy's Bookshelf Reviews "Amy Shannon"
"This story has a great atmosphere and an excellent moral. Would definitely recommend." - Lara Rouse
"Beautiful story and well written. It is a short story you can read in a half hour. It definitely is a clean read, no sex and no explicit language. It would especially appeal to YA readers, but adults will love it." - Zeece Lugo
"I really didn't know about the title but I have to say this far exceeded my expectations. It introduced us to a hard boiled detective with a semi-soft heart. I loved this series and want to read more. Please go and check it out its so worth the read." - Kiki's Indie Reviews and Rants's Activity
Please check out the rest of the Jarvis Mann Detective series:
Tracking A Shadow, where Jarvis Mann is hired to track down the stalker of his sultry female client and is pulled into a web of lies and deceit.
Twice As Fatal, where he works two cases that draw him into a seedy underworld, complicating his professional and personal life.
Blood Brothers, where Jarvis is summoned back to his hometown of Des Moines, Iowa, to help his brother out of a life-threatening situation.
Dead Man Code, as Jarvis digs into a murder case of a computer software engineer and soon is confronted by Russian Mobsters and Chinese government goons, as all try to stop him from uncovering a crooked tech company.
The Case of the Invisible Souls, where he helps a homeless man find out why many of his brethren in the homeless community are disappearing, never to be seen again.
The Front Range Butcher, Jarvis Mann faces a serial killer in a psychological battle of wills. Can he outwit such a mastermind, or has he met his match!
Coming Soon: Mann in the Crossfire
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