Look for Ernie to return soon in Book 4 of the Ernie Bisquets Mysteries
Rook, Rhyme & Sinker
Ernie Bisquets, Lily Jean Corbitt and Nigel Coats return in the second Ernie Bisquets Mystery. Ernie’s daily routine is interrupted by the apparent suicide of an old school mate. What surprises him even more was the bequeath left to him by the deceased - an old nursery rhyme and one of the lost Lewis Chessmen. Confused about the connection, the group starts to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death. They soon find it was murder, and that leads to the discovery of a second hoard of these enigmatic little figures hidden in a St. Ives bridge. What they didn’t realize was an unscrupulous antique dealer, who has been searching for this lost hoard for decades, is shadowing their every move.
Along Came A Fifer
Ernie Bisquets is a London pickpocket who was quite content with his station in life, until he put his hand in a pocket and pulled out a murder. In “Along Came A Fifer” this twist of fate quickly leads Ernie Bisquets, Patterson Coats and the East London Adventurers Club on a dangerous adventure through the streets of London and Paris, exposing the darker side of the art world. Phynley Paine is the beautiful but treacherous antagonist in the story. With ruthless determination she manages to stay one step ahead of the Police in her efforts to locate her accomplice, a known London forger. He’s double-crossed her and Phynley Paine has made it very clear that she intends to locate him and retrieve her property at any cost. What she didn’t count on was the intervention of a retired London pickpocket trying to make amends for the sins of his past.
Passage Of Crime
Ernie’s life is once again disrupted after the discovery of the body of a local secretary in London’s East End. Inspector Flannel is called to the crime scene by Prophet Brown, a pathetic, disfigured little man who happened upon the body of the young girl. After checking into the girl's background, Flannel discovers she isn't at all the innocent girl she appears to be. What is more alarming is the young girl and the murder scene fit the profile of five other victims of an 8-year-old unsolved case.Because of circumstances out of his control, Flannel is left with no choice but to team up with Ernie to solve the case.