☆ Death on the Mississippi || ☆ PDF Read by ↠ Peter J. Heck

By Peter J. Heck | Comments: ( 117 ) | Date: ( Feb 20, 2020 )

Here is the riveting and rollicking debut mystery of Peter J heck, featuringMark Twain and his secretary Wentworth Cabot in the adventure of their lives.


  • Title: Death on the Mississippi
  • Author: Peter J. Heck
  • ISBN: 9780425155127
  • Page: 219
  • Format: Paperback

About Author:

Peter J. Heck

Peter Jewell Heck born Chestertown, Maryland is an American science fiction and mystery author His books include the Mark Twain Mysteries historical whodunits featuring the famous author as a detective and the Phule s Company series, in collaboration with Robert Asprin, best described as F Troop in space.Heck has also been an editor at Ace Books where he edited Lynn S Hightower and Robert J Sawyer, among others , and created the SF newsletter Xignals and its mystery equivalent Crime Times for the Waldenbooks chain He is also a regular reviewer for Asimov s Science Fiction and Kirkus Reviews.In 2007, Heck began working as a reporter at the Kent County News in Chestertown, MD, where he and his wife moved after a number of years in Brooklyn, NY His work for the paper includes articles on local government and history and coverage of the arts He also plays guitar and banjo in a local band, Col Leonard s



Comments Death on the Mississippi

  • Tatra

    This was a really good book. I loved the language and the phrasing of it, it really matched the literature it was set in. I also enjoyed the mystery and the characters and the setting. A wonderful book.


  • Frank

    This is the first novel in a series of mysteries featuring Mark Twain written by Peter Heck. I enjoyed this one quite a bit. The story is told from the perspective of Twain's new secretary, Wentworth Cabot, and tells how Twain is pressed for money to pay his massive debt so must make a trip down the Mississippi in a river boat giving lectures along the way. But before he heads out on this journey, someone is murdered in New York with Twain's name and address in his coat pocket. A New York cop is [...]


  • George

    1st in a possible series featuring Mark Twain as a mystery solver. It is the late 1890's and Twain is getting ready to go on a Mississippi River steamboat cruise lecture trip from St. Paul to New Orleans and to gather material for another book regarding the Mississippi. The main reason is to earn money to pay off heavy personal debts. It opens in New York City with Twain hiring Wentworth Cabot, a recent Yale graduate, as his traveling secretary. The story is told from Cabot's view point.A man is [...]


  • Michael Brown

    lot of Twain wit in the dialog but a bit too many modern crime references. Nice first mystery and more to come with a good duo of main characters and period crime scenarios.


  • Dorinda

    This book was so good. Mr. Heck portrays Mark Twain as I always imagined him. I really enjoyed this book.


  • Nancy

    This was a fun read. Mr. Heck portrayed Mark Twain as I have always imagined himearthy, salty, wise and grounded.


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