Carl Brookins—The Case of the Yellow Diamond

About the Book: 

A man found dead on the floor of his Minneapolis office won't prompt P.I. Sean Sean to journey to Yap Island to protect his new client—this investigator knows the value of careful research and asking questions in the right places. Ultimately, he approach leads him to suprising ends. World War II, Asian diamonds, and strife in Des Moines combine to almost destroy a Minnesota family. Ready or not, Sean is tasked with bringing down a criminal enterprise.

About the Author:

Before he became a mystery writer and reviewer, Brookins was a freelance photographer, a public television program director, a cable TV administrator, and a counselor and faculty member at Metropolitan State University in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He is a member of Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, and Private Eye Writers of America. He can frequently be found touring bookstores and libraries with his companions-in-crime, The Minnesota Crime Wave. He is married with two grown daughters and lives with his wife, Jean, a retired publisher and editor in Roseville, Minnesota.