Format Hardcover
Publication Date 05/18/10
ISBN 9781605980898
Trim Size / Pages 9.3 x 6.4 in / 304

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Rolling Thunder

A John Ceepak Mystery

Chris Grabenstein

"Full of unpredictable twists and turns. There's plenty of fizz in the chemistry between the two protagonists to keep the novel and the reader spinning."—Boston Globe

There’s more fireworks down the Jersey shore in Chris Grabenstein’s sixth fast-paced John Ceepak mystery Rolling Thunder. A prominent citizen suffers a heart attack on opening day of a brand new boardwalk roller coaster in the seedy seaside resort town Sea Haven, New Jersey. Initially ruled a tragic accident, it isn’t long before there are suspicious hints of foul play—especially after another dead body is discovered: a stunning young beach beauty.

Fortunately for mystery lovers, the straight-arrow cop John Ceepak and his wise-cracking young partner Danny Boyle are on the case, a detective/sidekick duo critics have compared to Rex Stout's Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin.

Chris Grabenstein is the Anthony and Agatha Award-winning author of the critically acclaimed thrill reads Tilt A Whirl, Mad Mouse, Whack A Mole, Hell Hole, Mind Scrambler, and Rolling Thunder, plus the young adult chillers The Crossroads and The Hanging Hill. He lives in New York City.

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Endorsements & Reviews

“A fast-paced thrill ride with lots of twists and turns and good writing from start to finish.” James Patterson
“A fun series.” Marilyn Stasio The New York Times
“Thoughtful, funny and exciting.” Dick Adler Chicago Tribune
“Briskly paced, well plotted, and narrated with a cynical humor that makes it a real joy to read.” The Detroit Free Press
“A nearly perfect read.” Mystery Scene Magazine