The dead body on the bedroom floor was taken to the county morgue where the coroner did a complete autopsy. There was no cause of death. The deceased was in perfect health, except for the fact that he was definately dead.
No trauma, no wounds, no drugs in his system. Test after test came up with the same conclusion: the dead man was 100% healthy and 100% dead.
As he didn’t die because of failure of his heart, lungs, brain, or other bodily organs, why is he dead?
If it was murder, how was he killed? By whom and why?
His wife insisted it was murder, and demaned a full investigation. Two top detectives were assigned to the case, and in the process of investigation, enlisted the help of someone with significant knowledge of the deceased, and suspicions of who would want him dead. Yes, the killer was “helping” the cops!
With the killer working with the cops to find out the truth behind the man’s murder, things became progressivly strange…until a shocking revelation revealed an allegation of a second homicide so perverse, that even seasoned detectives were stunned.
Yep — that’s the story behind the forthcoming true crime book I’ve written with famed journalist Frank C. Girardot, Jr. and coming to you from Wild Blue Press. The book doesn’t yet have a title, and there may be a network prime-time special to coincide with the book’s publication. Don’t worry, I’ll keep you posted.
What else is comming soon from Burl Barer?
A special edition of my private eye novel HEADLOCK. long out of print, this is one of my favorite books — after all, I always wanted to be the hero of a PI novel, and I am exactly that in this rave-reviewed but hard to find adventure told in the first person. Other well known authors make appearances in the book, including G.M. Ford and Tony Fennelly. Look for that one soon from Wild Blue Press.
The famous Simon Templar returns in a brand new novel, THE SIGN OF THE SAINT, as soon as I finish the final chapters, and the Estate of Leslie Charteris gives its stamp of approval.
Oh, and I am pulling together all my research on the bizarre case of the six software executives in Denver who, raided in February 2005, are either wrongly convicted patriotic anti-terrorist software developers who were the victims of an attempted software raid by the Department of Homeland Security, or convincing scam artists fleecing a fortune from temporary staffing agencies It is not a matter of either /or. There is no either/or in real life . It could be neither, it could be both, it could be none of the above– and I’m going to explore all angles.
I can tell you one thing: according to my personal investigation, there is a tangential connection of this case to a red Ferrari Enzo, worth more than $1 million. That sleek and impressive vehicle went airborn at 162 mph on Malibu’s Pacific Coast Highway, and descended directly into a telegraph pole on February 21, 2006. The elements and characters of the story lead to allegations of a $500 million scam on…….
the Department of Homeland Security — a scam involving the development of anti-terrorism software. There was no software, and when Homeland Security testified before congress, they had egg on their facial recognition due to an outflow of $450 Million with nothing to show for it.
Coincidence? Maybe. But one of the remarkable characteristics of coincidences is that they are always coinciding.
Don’t fret folks, unless I’m silenced by DHS — they don’t have to threaten me with bodily harm or an early grave — I take Payapal quite easily. Hell, I don’t want to wind up like the guy who wrote Dark Alliance. — I’ll bring you the entire inside story of the alledged attempted $500 million scam of 2006, and the controversial arrest and conviction of the men known as the IRP6 exactly one year earlier.
PS: I do not own any kind of firearm, I don’t go hunitng, and I don’t drive. If accidently shoot myself five times in the back, or if I accidently have a fatal crash my non-existent car , it wasn’t an accident. Besides, like the guy on the bedroom floor, I’m too healthy to be dead.