A Fishy Tale

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Jjjessop LLC
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6.0 X 9.0 X 0.83 inches | 1.21 pounds

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About the Author
About the Author Website: johnjjessop.comJohn J Jessop, Ph.D., pharmacology, worked in the drug and biopharmaceutical industry for 40 years (FDA and industry). This sounds highly technical, and boring. In real life, John has a vivid imagination, is addicted to creativity, enjoys reading, and a good long nap.In retirement John redirected his knowledge and expertise to writing the perfect murder mystery. He started as an indie author, publishing two dark murder mysteries, the Guardian Angel Series: FBI Agent Cooper pursues a serial killer/terrorist and an elusive cult leader.Then John switched to humor, creating Medical Biotech Murder Mysteries, wacky mysteries with imaginative plots involving gene therapy, vaccines gone awry, unusual drug side effects, and more.Dr. Jason Longfellow is a bored FDA drug reviewer and part-time dysfunctional PI, whose nurse wife Chelsea solves most of his cases while struggling to keep him alive. PLEASURIA: Take as Directed (published by Koehler Books) includes an effective antidepressant with a unique side effect that will knock your socks off and can be lethal. In Murder by Road Trip: Jason and family drive cross country for a job interview at a biotech company. The mystery, why someone wants to steal Jason's teeth (co-written with John's daughter, Jacqueline). In The Realtor's Curse: Jason and Chelsea travel to St. Augustine, Florida to buy a beachfront condo. Things go south quickly, with raging realtors, condos of death, and killer mosquitoes. 2022 Firebird Book Awards first place winner for both mystery and humor. John and his wife live in St. Augustine, Florida. His favorite things are writing, walks on the beach, driving his Subaru WRX on curvy roads (note: there aren't any in Florida), visiting with daughters, binge-watching murder mysteries, and taking naps.His favorite authors are Robert B. Parker and J.A. Jance. His heroes are Steve Martin, Gene Wilder, Dan Ackroyd, Bill Murray, and Mel Brooks. Studies have shown that it's healthier if you don't take life too seriously.

A Fishy Tale is another triumph by John J Jessop. It is a laugh out loud story of the exploits of the private investigation firm run by Dr Jason Longfellow and his wife Chelsea as they try to solve a series of murders of prize-winning fishermen in rural Virginia. In addition to the swashbuckling action A Fishy Tale sparkles with the interactions between Dr. Longfellow and his nurse wife. The humorous comments and actions between these two are fun of love and very relatable to anyone that has been married. Rick Spees, Author, Capitol Gains

When a couple of brothers pull a ninety-pound fish out of a Virginia lake, they know that something strange is 'goin' on.' Jason and Chelsea Longfellow, amateur PIs, dive into the mystery of what might connect the soggy body of a businessman, several missing fishermen, and a medical biotech company. John J. Jessop propels 'A Fishy Tale' with the speed of a Nitro Z21 Bass Boat toward its shocking conclusion. Henry G. Brinton, author of the environmental mystery "Windows of the Heavens".

John J Jessop has weaved a tall (fish) tale with unbelievable characters that are as relatable as if they were real...the reader becomes part of the story...You'll take the bait and more in Jessop's newest and best work yet. Ben Berkley, Author, The Selfish Giant