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Sneak Peek of Murder on Elbrus

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Great news! Murder on Elbrus the latest from my Summit Murder Mystery Series came out this week. In Murder on Everest we again find Scott Devlon, the hero from Murder on Everest and Abandoned on Everest, fighting for his life. This time Devlon endures firefight while racing across countries fleeing from Russian Special Forces after the Russian oil minister mysteriously dies trying to summit Mount Elbrus.

Carol on Amazon.Com says: "Another great read from Irion and Watkins! Action packed adventure, this time to Elbrus. Scott Devlon is a man that finds adventure, intrigue, snipers, and of course Tarja whether he intends to or not. After Murder on Everest, I couldn't wait to get my hands on Murder on Elbrus, I was not disappointed! If you are in to murder mysteries and mountaineering adventures and you haven't read this series, you should check it out!"

I've included a sneak peek of Murder on Elbrus. But I have to warn you, order the book first, because once you start…

Real Life Mimics Summit Murder Novels

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There’s been a lot of mountaineering stories in the news lately. Take a recent one about a British climber who was abandoned on Mushroom Rock at 28,000 feet on the side Mount Everest. It reads like the pages from our Summit Murder Mystery Series.

According to the news, Peter Kinloch was a British climber looking to conquer the Seven Summits. On the descent from the summit of Mount Everest, Kinloch appeared to slip and stumble. After the team had descended approximately 1,000 feet, Kinloch confessed he had lost his sight.
The team worked for eight hours in effort to get Kinloch off of the mountain, but at 2 a.m. on May 26, they were forced to leave him to die alone in the cold. It is believed that Kinloch suffered a brain hemorrhage, causing him to suddenly go blind.

This story reminds me of how Scott Devlon (our Summit Murder Mystery hero) faces many of the same challenges presented to Kinloch's team. I always tell people that mountains can be dangerous and can kill you in a l…