Summit Murder Mystery Series


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Murder On Everest

When Derek Sodoc, only son of the world’s richest and most powerful man dies attempting to climb Mt. Everest, questions are raised. Was it the mountain? Or perhaps something more sinister. After reading the book Abandoned on Everest that details Derek Sodoc’s untimely death, Sodoc’s father convinces the surviving expedition members to return to Everest – presumably to recover Derek’s body. With billions at stake and a relentless father searching for someone to blame, everyone is a suspect. Set against the backdrop of the world’s highest and deadliest mountain, Murder on Everest is filled with intrigue, sex, betrayal and mystery. It is unlike any murder mystery you’ve ever read. Be sure to read Abandoned on Everest, the companion prequel to this exciting debut novel.

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Abandoned On Everest

When a prized autograph of President George Washington turned out to be fake, Irion was stunned. As an illustrious, informed autograph collector, how could this happen.  Both enlightening and disturbing, this non-fiction book exposes the rampant treachery in the world of autograph collecting.

 

 

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Murder On Elbrus

Murder on Elbrus begins with world famous mountaineer Scott Devlon scarcely recovered from the disaster told in Murder on Everest, when he is sent to observe an EU sponsored conference in southern Russia. This casual assignment turns deadly with the murder of a Russian official atop Europe’s highest mountain. Joined by the beautiful Natasha, the most powerful woman in the media world, Scott must run for his life, uncertain of her loyalties and true motives. Joined by a tread worn CIA agent, a Russian mobster and Georgian nationalist, they flee across war torn Chechnya with the Russian army in hot pursuit. Along the way ethnic vendettas play out while old secrets are revealed. Scott can’t know where his greater enemy lies: with him or on the fields of fire. Set against the bleak terrain of the north Caucasus this action packed thriller unfolds at a breakneck pace.

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Murder On Mt. McKinley

Once again Scott Devlon is thrust into the middle of a murder mystery atop one of the world’s Seven Summits.  In Murder on Mt. McKinley, the chief executives of two rival oil companies attempting to construct a new Alaska pipeline opt to merge their efforts, and reap billions in profits. During the process, in celebration, they decide to climb Mt. McKinley, the highest mountain in North America. What they don’t expect are deaths. But they have enemies at every turn and one by one, that’s what begins to happen. Can they all be accidents? Competitors, Russians, Native American cultists, and environmental extremists, all have motives. But would any of them stoop to murder to stop the development of another oil field in Alaska? Or are the executives knocking each other off? As the climbing team descends from the summit engulfed by a violent lightning storm it becomes clear that murder is exactly what is occurring.

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Murder On Puncak Jaya

Adventurer Scott Devlon is out to climb Puncak Jaya, one of the world’s Seven Summits. Located between the Himalayas and Andes, Puncak Jaya is the highest mountain in Oceania. But conquering this challenging peak is the least of Devlon’s concerns. Situated in the heart of primitive New Guinea, Puncak Jaya is one of the most forbidding regions on earth, home to cannibals and headhunters. In this isolated land, Devlon begins by slashing his way through a primordial jungle teaming with exotic and deadly wildlife. His journey takes him to the icy precipice of Puncak Jaya – only to find murder. Harrowing chases, rogue gold miners, prehistoric tribal rites converge to deliver non-stop adventure and a breathtaking climax atop the Pacific Rim.

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Murder On Aconcagua

Hero Scott Devlon is once again sent by the US Defense Intelligence Agency on another climbing expedition. This time the mountain is Aconcagua, the highest in South America. His mission is to confirm a report that three Inca golden idols have been discovered and are headed to Venezuelan strongman, Hugo Chavez. Legend says he who possesses them is invincible. Scott’s assignment is to prevent that from taking place but he quickly learns that there are those who will stop at nothing, including murder, to get their hands on the idols.

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Murder On Vinson Massif

Having failed to acquire the legendary golden Inca idols on Aconcagua in South America, Scott Devlon is hot on their trail. Kira Stern, former wife of Quentin, has murdered to steal them and is now headed to Punta Arenas, Chile where she hopes to sell them to Robert Ainsworth, a crazed international arms dealer. Joined by Quentin, Scott soon finds himself in Antarctica, compelled to join the expedition about to attempt an unprecedented winter climb of Vinson Massif, the highest mountain on the world’s most inhospitable continent. Murder and treachery once again abound as the high tech expedition braves the Antarctic night with temperatures falling below minus 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Old friends and fresh enemies die as Scott seeks the lost idols and in the end all perish save two.

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Murder On Kilimanjaro

In Murder on Kilimanjaro, the U.S. president attempts to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro with his long lost son.  Scott Devlon is summoned by the president to help guide and accompany his entourage as they try to climb their way to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.  Along the way, all hell breaks loose.  Scott is called upon to not only try and save the president, but the world.  This mystery culminates Scott’s seven continental journey and astounds the reader with unfathomable twists and turns as the plot develops.  A lot of old faces from Scott’s past surface and you’ll be amazed what Quentin Stern does this time.

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