Gerald Barlow’s newly released “Arterial Red” is a compelling account of a murder investigation that shows how surprising life can be.

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“Arterial Red” from Christian Faith Publishing author Gerald Barlow is a riveting novel following the life of a sign painter in the small NorCal town of Riverglen. Although a memorable murder mystery, the story interweaves the unexpectedness of everyday humanity around an age-old theme.

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“Vinnie begins his work week with catastrophe; who killed his client? “Arterial Red” is an intriguing story that will catch readers attention as Vinnie the Brush tries to find answers to the murder without embroiling himself in it.

“Arterial Red” is the creation of published author Gerald Barlow, who is a sign artist himself. He began writing for his children with stories for Christmas Eve and adventure tales scribbled on their lunch bags.

Barlow writes, “Real life is constantly surprising. One morning you drive to work full of hope; the next you find a dead body. As the investigation develops Vinnie wonders if he may even find himself a suspect. Even if he does all the right things, will Vinnie be able to steer his life back to normal?”

Fortunately a new friend may help with the answers. Detective Harley Bettencourt is the lead investigator. A friend, that is, if Vinnie can keep from getting too tangled in police business. But really, why kill a realtor? Jealousy? Money? Business? And what about those new developers from the big city? They seem troubled about something.

“Arterial Red” is the first of several novels involving the life and work of Vinnie DiMora, a small town sign painter in the Central Valley of California. Together with his wife Marti, between his sign shop and her flower business, something is always happening around town. Trying to do the right thing can and usually does get them into trouble. The only thing they can count on is that God is faithful and the answer may be unexpected and unconventional. Barlow aims to give readers an unforgettable reading experience as they explore how faith in God can save them from deadly trouble.

Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Gerald Barlow’s new book is an enthralling tale that will surprise the readers of how Vinnie the Brush solves his problem to get his life back to normal.

With this purpose, Barlow aims to give the readers an unforgettable reading experience as they explore the answers of how faith in God can save them from any trouble.

View a synopsis of “Arterial Red” on YouTube.

Consumers can purchase “Arterial Red” at traditional brick & mortar bookstores, or online at, Apple iTunes store, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or inquiries about “Arterial Red,” contact the Christian Faith Publishing media department at 866-554-0919.

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