Author D.E. Gilmore Masterfully Paints A Portrait of Murder

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New book tells a gripping murder mystery involving a legend of lost treasure.

From the author that brought readers Dragonkeep, Assassin’s End, Confessions of a Serial Killer, and Spitcorner Blues comes his latest offering. Author D.E. Gilmore will keep readers on the edge of their seats as he paints A Portrait of Murder.

This gripping novel begins in 1870s Nevada. From the gold rush of Virginia City to the railroad town of Elko, a legend develops involving lost treasure and cold blooded murder.

A gold rush tycoon’s descendents travel to modern day Elko in hopes of solving the mystery. However, in their treasure seeking, some of the descendents are murdered which mystifies and frustrates police investigators.

Is a serial killer loose in Nevada? Why is someone targeting the tycoon’s descendents and trying to prevent the truth of the treasure from being discovered?

Readers can unravel the intriguing answers as they follow the exciting events unfold in A Portrait of Murder. For more information on this book, interested parties may log on to

About the Author
D.E. Gilmore has lived his life in thirds. The first third was spent growing to maturity as part of a logging family in northern Minnesota. In the second third of his life, after moving to Chicago, he graduated from college with an archaeology degree and then served in the U.S. Army. Later, D.E. Gilmore spent twenty years working as a village historian, community activist, counselor for juvenile delinquents and as a probation officer. He also managed bus, valet and sales companies.

In the most recent third of his life, he has been residing in Nevada, where he spent 22 years in law enforcement. In 2009, D.E. Gilmore retired as a lieutenant for the Nevada Department of Public Safety.

Gilmore has written five novels including Dragonkeep, Assassin’s End, Confessions of a Serial Killer, Spitcorner Blues, and A Portrait of Murder.

A Portrait of Murder * by D.E. Gilmore
Publication Date: May 16, 2011
Trade Paperback; $19.99; 220 pages; 978-1-4628-5934-4
Trade Hardback; $29.99; 220 pages; 978-1-4628-5935-1
eBook; $9.99; 978-1-4628-5936-8

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