Theresa Milstein: Olympics and Oracle
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I’m excited for J.C.
Martin. We belong to the same on-line support group, and I watched her hustle
to find a publisher for this book, so it could be published in time for the
Olympics. Then I cheered when she
received a contract from JT Publishing!
and like murder mysteries, read on:
London gearing up to host the Olympics, the city doesn’t need a serial killer
stalking the streets, but they’ve got one anyway.
a trail of brutal and bizarre murders, the police force is no closer to finding
the latest psychopath than Detective Inspector Kurt Lancer is in finding a
solution for his daughter’s disability.
into the pressure cooker of a high profile case, the struggling single parent
is wound tight as he tries to balance care of his own family with the safety of
a growing population of potential victims.
of whom could be his own daughter.
point in every direction as the public relations nightmare grows, and Lancer’s
only answer comes in the form of a single oak leaf left at each crime scene.
Martin is a butt-kicking bookworm: when she isn’t reading or writing, she
teaches martial arts and self-defence to adults and children.
working in pharmaceutical research, then in education as a schoolteacher, she
decided to put the following to good use: one, her 2nd degree black belt in
Wing Chun kung fu; and two, her overwhelming need to write dark mysteries and
gripping thrillers with a psychological slant.
short stories have won various prizes and have been published in several
anthologies. Oracle is her first novel.
and raised in Malaysia, J.C. now lives in south London with her husband and