Will Vicki Harbison, karate expert and Quad City Agency
detective, keep her cool when murder and arson rankles her small town,
erupting between a land developer and a mobile home park owner?
Can she deal with the insurance investigator, a ballpeen
hammer, a parrot, corn cobs, rat poison and a trip to Los Angeles to
question a suspect?
Will her karate expertise save her life or will a love
interfere to bring her to her senses?
To Kill A Bird will startle and surprise you. It will
give reassurance that good people do evil things when confounded by
A versatile writer, Myrtle Nord’s writing career
began as a child on a homestead farm in South Dakota. Her early poems
were written in the dust on a loaned grand piano. From these she advanced
to juvenile mysteries, then adult nonfiction, romance stories and award-winning
She composed musicals for dinner theater including No
Patsy Like a Dame, High Blonde Pressure and Katie’s Capers in
the Mining Camp, all staged, acted and sung by retired persons exploring
old desires and new alternatives.
As counterparts to this book, she takes Vicki Harbison
through more homicides and romances as companions to the series with
titles, Murder 101 and The Searcher.
Alone, she lives in Arizona after years of association
in multi-lines of insurance with her husband. Presently her essays and
memoirs, appearing locally and nationally, are filled with humor, history
and sometimes horror.
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