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A Serving of Deceit

Book Two of Cubley's Coze Mystery Series

Two young boys are attacked by three bullies who steal their bikes, but nothing is done since the local prosecutor has vanished. The police refuse to act without his approval because the three bullies are from influential families. When the prosecutor is found murdered, the boys land in the middle of a murder investigation and are the victims of more attacks from the bullies. When lies are told to protect the bullies, the town youngsters have no alternative but to adopt the underhanded methods used by the bullies and their parents. The population is divided into warring camps as tension mounts to solve the murder, stop the bullies, and prevent the town from tearing itself apart. Which side will win, and will the murder be solved?

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"A brisk, entertaining story of feuding youngsters and adults alike."

Kirkus Reviews

Reader Reviews

Another great read from Mr. Armstrong

March 17, 2023

“Moonshine, gambling, murder and mayhem! A story that is easy to get wrapped up in.”

RFH on Amazon.com

Editorial Reviews

"A string of crimes and accusations turns residents of a small Virginia town against one another in this sequel. A brisk, entertaining story of feuding youngsters and adults alike."
— Kirkus Reviews

Author Bio

R. Morgan Armstrong, a retired Virginia General District Court Judge, is currently a full time resident of Wintergreen Resort with his wife, Jo Ann. He is also a Board Member and Secretary of Wintergreen Music, a member of the Wintergreen Ski Patrol for over forty years and an inductee in the National Ski Patrol Hall of Fame.


ISBN Number(s):
ISBN-13: 979-8987229514


Publisher: Dementi Milestone Publishing (432 pages)

Page count: 432

Publication date: 03/01/2023

Dimensions: 5.91" x 8.9" x 1.1"

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