Uncle and Ants: A Silicon Valley Mystery
by Marc Jedel
UNCLE AND ANTS, the first in a new series, is a totally hilarious delight to read and enjoy . . . If you want laugh-out-loud humor and a puzzling cozy mystery, look right here.
~Mallory Heart’s Cozies
Uncle And Ants is full of fun and charm and a bit quirky just like the characters.
~My Reading Journeys
All these goings-on are imaginative, fast-moving, entertaining, and hilarious. Uncle and Ants is such a fun book, and Marty is so funny!
This new series could take the cozy world by storm. It has quirky characters, Texas Crazy Ants, a mystery with multiple suspects, and two precocious girls that sometimes steal the spotlight, OK often steal the spotlight!
With humor and bumbling, the story has unique twists and a steady pace. If you’re looking for something different in a cozy mystery, you’ll want to keep your eye on this new series.
~Christa Reads and Writes
About the Book
Uncle and Ants: A Silicon Valley Mystery
1st in Series
BGM Press (October 11, 2018)
Paperback: 287 pages
Digital: ASIN: B07H68L6XR
Mysterious attacks. Mischievous nieces. Can a clueless uncle catch a tech-savvy killer … and be home before bedtime?
When a freak accident hospitalizes Marty Golden’s sister and condemns him to babysitter duty, he thinks it’s just another case of hardwired bad luck in Silicon Valley. Until a suspicious murder suggests the mishap was no mere coincidence. Something must be done.
Too bad this quirky, fashion-backward uncle isn’t exactly hero material.
Convinced his sister is in mortal danger, this amateur sleuth follows clues to an oddball array of suspects. Armed with nothing but an eye for detail and powers of self-delusion, Marty tangles with gangsters, a cantankerous school secretary, and a perplexing woman he can’t help but fall for. Glitches in his investigation seem like a piece of cake compared to dinner-prep and bedtime stories with his two precocious, pre-teen nieces.
Can Marty catch the culprit, save his sister, and get his life back in order before he gets unplugged?
Uncle and Ants is the first novel in a refreshingly modern mystery series set in Silicon Valley. If you like clever humor, sassy side characters, and average Joes facing extraordinary circumstances, then you’ll love this twisty mystery.
Buy Uncle and Ants to login to a fresh, funny mystery today!
About the Author
In my family, I was born first — a fact my sister never lets me forget, no matter what milestone age she hits.
For most of my life, I’ve been inventing stories. Some, especially when I was young, involved my sister as the villain. As my sister’s brother for her entire life, I’m highly qualified to tell the tale of the evolving, quirky sibling relationship in Uncle and Ants: A Silicon Valley Mystery.
My writing skills were honed in years of marketing leadership positions in Silicon Valley. While my high-tech marketing roles involved crafting plenty of fiction, we called these marketing collateral, emails, and ads.
My family and friends would tell you that Marty’s character isn’t much of a stretch of the imagination for me, but I proudly resemble that remark.
Author Links – Website – http://www.marcjedel.com
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/MarcJedel.Author
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