#Excerpt Week – ‘Dead End’ by author Gerald Darnell

Thank you Marcia for inviting me

The Write Stuff

‘Dead End’ is the thirteenth novel in the Carson Reno Mystery Series. All books in the series are ‘stand-alone’ novels, rated PG or PG 13 and may be read in any order without confusion.  The setting for the series is the early 1960’s and Carson Reno is a Private Detective who works from an office in the Memphis Peabody Hotel.

This excerpt from ‘Dead End’ is the opening for the book. Carson finds himself in a muddy ditch as the result of an automobile accident while running from someone who is trying to kill him and his friend. A flashback follows this excerpt which takes the story up to present time and his dangerous situation.

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A filthy mixture of snow, ice, Arkansas mud and blood filled my mouth – the gritty mess was making it almost impossible to breathe.  Eyes still closed, and trying not to choke, I rolled my…

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One thought on “#Excerpt Week – ‘Dead End’ by author Gerald Darnell

  1. Thanks so much for sharing another exciting excerpt with us, Gerald! It’s great to have you taking part in #ExcerptWeek on The Write Stuff. A wonderful addition to everything that’s been shared.


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