New Crime Novel Pulls Innocent Psychologist Into Mexican Crime Syndicate

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Author Kenneth L. Funderburk highlights classic crime-fighting back in entertaining narrative

Kenneth L. Funderburk drew on 50 years of law experience to produce “The Fish House Gang,” which chronicled a deadly cat-and-mouse chase between a determined group of drug dealers and the police. Once again, Funderburk turns to his professional career to give readers another high-stakes crime story in “Medusa’s Lair: Chic Sparks Novel.”

“Medusa’s Lair” is an action-packed narrative that continues the story started in “The Fish House Gang.” Funderburk explores the life of Chic Sparks—a clinical psychologist and part-time investigator. At his girlfriend’s urges, Sparks begins a reckless search for their missing friend Ken Renfroe—a notorious crime boss.

Unbeknownst to Sparks, his actions place him in the middle of a deep criminal conspiracy that ranges from Boston bankers to the Sinaloa Mexican cartel. He eventually uncovers a money laundering operation and sets out to unveil the truth, locate Renfroe and escape with their lives.

“Medusa’s Lair uses a renaissance type detective, contrary to the modern architype of high-flying crime fighter,” Funderburk said. “I believe this notion challenges the reader to look back on crime as an eternal battle between good and evil. I wanted to analyze the consequences of crimes compared to the benefits it can reap.”

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“Medusa’s Lair: A Chic Spark Novel”
By Kenneth L. Funderburk
ISBN: 9781480850170 (softcover), 9781480850187 (e-book)
Available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble and Archway Publishing

About the author
Kenneth L. Funderburk graduated from Samford University, attended graduate school at Mississippi State and received his juris doctor degree from the University of Alabama. He has practiced law for over 50 years and is active in the art and music community. He is the senior partner in a law firm and has served as a County Attorney for many years. He has a wide business background, has served as a real estate developer, is on the board of several small businesses and was the founder and chairman of the board of a savings and loan. He currently resides in Phenix City, Alabama.

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