For twenty years Alex Wright, the Laguna Beach surfing real estate appraiser, has believed that his parents died in a freak auto accident on their way home from a weekend in Palm Springs. Now he learns that they were killed, mob-style, with single bullets to their heads. Why would they deserve to die this way?
Meanwhile, Alex’s wife, Rachel Fix, is not adjusting well to the settled life of wife and mother. She is drawn back to the excitement of celebrity and fame that she enjoyed during her ten years on the pro surfing tour.
So begins the seventh story in the Alex Wright Mystery saga. Will the marriage survive the tension of competing desires? With the help of his law enforcement buddies and a big assist from appraisal partner, Heather Maybach, Alex follows the thread of his parents’ lives from their marriage to their untimely deaths. For, in fact, THEY DIED SO YOUNG…
William Mansfield was born in New York City during a winter blizzard. He was raised under the sunshine of Southern California beaches. As an educator and author, he has been teaching classes in various real estate topics for 30-years. He is a recognized authority on the subject with more than 40-years of experience in the real estate industry.
Mr. Mansfield currently teaches real estate appraisal at various community colleges throughout Southern California and writes text books with First Tuesday Publishers. He has published a textbook on the practice of real estate brokerage, California Real Estate Practice (ISBN: 0-13-121187-0). He has also authored several e-books: a real estate primer, a hands-on guide for new licensees and veterans needing a jumpstart; a real estate appraisal guide and now seven books in the Alex Wright Mystery Series – keep an eye out for more!