Title: Body in the Salt Marsh: A Casey Miller ...
Publication Date: 2001
Book Condition: Very Good
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: First Edition.
Signed by Author 0595212549 This softcover book is square and tight. The pages are clean, with no markings or folds. The wrappers are bright with mild wear to the points and no folds or creases to the spine. The condition is Very Good. Not ex-library. No remainder mark. Signed by the Author and dated May, 2003 in his hand. The ink of the signature has run from a drop of moisture. Bookseller Inventory # 004311
Synopsis: Casey Miller and his friend, Lexie Wentworth, two teenagers who appeared in a previous book, Mystery at Salt Marsh Bridge, are at it again. They become suspicious of the behavior of their substitute art teacher and when they pursue that, they find he is linked to an art theft ring. Later, they discover two cases, one filled with stolen paintings and the other a million dollars. They then find the body of a person who drowned in a storm and floated into the salt marsh near Lexie's house. As in their previous adventure, in Mystery at Salt Marsh Bridge, Casey and Lexie are caught in dangerous, life-threatening situations. At the same time, Casey is riddled with guilt and sadness about not having helped a good friend who has run away from home. They are shocked when another good friend is killed in a fiery boat crash for reasons they find out to their regret.Again, Casey and Lexie, with courage, persistence, and avid curiosity solve another mystery. Who knows what the next challenge will be?
About the Author: John Prophet holds a masters degree in Special Education from Boston University. His professional experience in the field of education covers a wide range of age groups in a variety of settings. He taught sixth graders in public school, taught emotionally disturbed children in a private psychiatric setting, was a School Adjustment Counselor in public schools, taught Headstart classes, and, taught candidates for the NASD securities license examination for stock brokers. He served on active duty for four years in the military as an Air Navigator in the U.S. Navy and retired as a Commander, having served in the Naval Reserve for seventeen years. Body in the Salt Marsh is John's second Casey Miller mystery. His first book, Mystery at Salt Marsh Bridge, and this one were written with a definite purpose in mind, i.e. to portray teenagers in a positive light. Casey Miller and his friend, Lexie Wentworth, are heroes who are persistent, courageous, creative, imaginative, and decisive. John is married, has three children and five grandchildren. He is retired and living with his wife, Ellen, on Cape Cod.
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