Shamed Attorney Works to Solve Murder in New Novel

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Robert Rogers announces publication of mystery thriller ‘The Christian Detective’

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Robert Rogers’ new thriller, “The Christian Detective” (published by iUniverse), a murder-mystery set in a Southern California beach community combines love, suspense and action to put an attorney on a path to recovery.

Jake Carson was once a successful attorney. Now disbarred, he lives in a La Jolla, California, halfway house and drinks away his sorrows. When two of his former clients, Nate and Jen McGuire, are murdered, Jake decides to sober up. The guilt over his affair with Jen makes him want to investigate her death.

After Jake meets with and gets help from Brother Rasmussen, a preacher for the New Age Christian Mission, it seems the mission may be tied to the McGuire’s deaths. Following the death of a nun with African ties – the mission is active in the Central African Republic – it appears that the mission is involved in another murder. Investigating further, the case becomes all the more confusing and Jake discovers that no one is who he or she seems.

Rogers says his book “focuses on motivation to do the right thing regardless of how one feels. Doing the right thing gets someone off the tracks, back onto them. The book also highlights how money can corrupt and how big money can even introduce corruption into the sacred confines of religion.”

“The Christian Detective”
By Robert Rogers
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 292 pages | ISBN 9781491748039
E-Book | 292 pages | ISBN 9781491748022
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
After serving in the Army, Robert Rogers graduated as an electrical engineer and then, from the University of Southern California School of Law. After passing the New York bar, he earned a Master of Laws from Tulane and represented clients with financial portfolios. Rogers has written 17 other books. Although he enjoys writing mysteries, now and then, he takes a break and writes in other genres including mainstream, suspense thrillers, juvenile adventure stories, science fiction and children’s picture books. He currently divides his time between La Jolla, California, and a house on the river in Moselle, Mississippi, with occasional forays to New Orleans for great food and music.

iUniverse, an Author Solutions, LLC, self-publishing imprint, is the leading book marketing, editorial services, and supported self-publishing provider. iUniverse has a strategic alliance with Indigo Books & Music, Inc. in Canada, and titles accepted into the iUniverse Rising Star program are featured in a special collection on BarnesandNoble.com. iUniverse recognizes excellence in book publishing through the Star, Reader’s Choice, Rising Star and Editor’s Choice designations—self-publishing’s only such awards program. Headquartered in Bloomington, Indiana, iUniverse also operates offices in Indianapolis. For more information or to publish a book, please visit iuniverse.com or call 1-800-AUTHORS. For the latest, follow @iuniversebooks on Twitter.

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