This is a romantic suspense novel about an architect being sent to the Micronesian island of Guam to replace the manager of a branch office who was murdered under mysterious circumstances. He has to escort the poor man's wife to the funeral even though it is rumored that she is the prime suspect in the murder. Besides running the office, he has to look after the welfare of the widow, including arranging for her attorney, and a detective to find the real murderer. He also has to deal with the alleged lover of his murdered predecessor. Meanwhile, he also is attracted to another woman to whom he wants to be with. Finally, the wife of his murdered predecessor is formally charged with the murder, and it all terminates in an explosive conclusion.
- Paperback | 226 pages
- 152 x 229 x 12mm | 308g
- 02 Apr 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations
About Walter John Trowbridge
Walter John Trowbridge graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, in Architecture in 1960, and was a licensed Architect in California, Nevada, Illinois, Maryland, and Guam. During his active years, he lived and worked in San Francisco, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas. In addition, he traveled extensively overseas, and in the process also lived and worked in London, Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi, Dar-es-Salam (East Africa), Chennai (India), Jakarta (Indonesia), Guam, and Hawaii. Mr Trowbridge retired in 2010 in Henderson, Nevada, and began to write romantic novels. These works are largely based on his personal experiences, but with the romantic affairs being purely fictional. He has published "Admiral Darling," a World War Two novel based on his experiences in the Philippines and Indonesia; "Professor Darling," based on his life in San Francisco, Berkeley, and at Cal; "Architect Darling," based on his two years of experience working in East Africa, including on safaris and climbing Mt Kilimanjaro; "Engineer Darling," based on his many years in Saudi Arabia, "General Darling" based on his experiences hosteling in Scandinavia and traveling throughout Europe many times; "Supervisor Darling," based on living three years in Indonesia; "Marshal Darling," based on living in Nevada; "Teacher Darling," based on working in India' "The Falls," a historical romantic novel in the Wisconsin city where the author was born and grew up; "Abu Dhabi," based on working in the Persian Gulf city; and finally "The Package," based on his travels through Europe.