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San Miguel de Allende Books

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John Scherber

 

EXPAT LIFE

At Home in San Miguel de Allende

 

You already know the cost of living is cheaper and the climate is better. San Miguel de Allende offers an expat support community of around 10,000 Americans and Canadians, so many people must find a reason to call it home.

 

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Photo by Gail Yates Tobey

 
         
 

THE MISSING MATISSE

The Murder in Mexico series of mysteries

 

When Paul Zacher is hired by the painting’s owner to reproduce a rarely seen Matisse, it looks nothing like another detective case. He’s just happy to be painting again, even if it’s a copy.

This is the twenty-second mystery in the Murder in México series.

 

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THE DEAD POOL

The Murder in Mexico series of mysteries

 

Thirty-three years ago 50 Hollywood players put down $20,000 apiece. In the meantime the fund has grown exponentially in a Swiss bank.

This is the twenty-first mystery in the Murder in México series.

 

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SCORPION RISING

The Murder in Mexico series of mysteries

 

The ancient culture of central México breaks through the surface as the Paul Zacher Agency matches wits with an evil shaman. This is the twentieth mystery in the Murder in México series.

 

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DEATH IN THE THIRD ACT

The Murder in Mexico series of mysteries

 

A young actress is murdered onstage on opening night of a new play. There’s no need to call the Paul Zacher Agency––they’re all sitting in the front row.

This is the nineteenth mystery in the Murder in México series.

 

 

 
         
 

TWILIGHT AT TIKAL

 

A call for help on a missing person case brings Paul Zacher down to the untamed jungles of Guatemala. But even among the pyramids of the ancient Mayan city of Tikal, nothing is as it seems.

This is the eighteenth mystery in the Murder in México series.

     
         
 

NOBLE ROT

When a prominent Northern California winery family comes to San Miguel to check out additional properties, a disturbing conflict is already running deep beneath the surface.

This is the seventeenth mystery in the Murder in México series.

     
         
 

THE JERICHO JOURNALS

 

The eccentric San Miguel painter, Edward Jericho, is known for his unannounced absences, but usually he cleans his brushes before he leaves. It would be so like him to be off in search of one of the great lost artifacts of western culture. He is, after all, an eccentric collector with some means at his disposal.

This is the sixteenth mystery in the Murder in México series.

     
         
 

LOST IN CHIAPAS

 

A young Minnesota woman travels to the extremes of southern México in search of a cult to join. High in the cloud forest of the rebellious state of Chiapas, she is surrounded by the Zapatistas in their autonomous zones, an area abandoned by the Mexican government. Their escape, pursued by a homicidal rival cult leader, proves to be the journey from hell in this, the fifteenth of the Murder in México mystery series.

 
 
 
         
 

The Paul Zacher Mysteries: Vol. 1-3

 

The first three of the fifteen Murder in Mexico Mysteries introduces the Paul Zacher Agency. Operating in the ancient hill town of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, Paul and his friends get entangled in a series of heart stopping cases in the upscale expat colony. Full of intriguing characters, artists, collectors, horsemen, and misfits.

     
         
 

UNEASY RIDER

 

Running neck and neck with spirited horses, passionate women, grandiose ranches and outsize egos, the Paul Zacher Agency takes on a killer in the San Miguel equestrian community. Nothing is quite the way it seems as they race for a solution. Coming in second is not a survivable option in this, the fourteenth mystery in the Murder in México Series.

 

 

 
         
 

Beyond Terrorism: Survival

Jihad in America travels on the wind.

While a nuclear terrorist attack is unlikely, in a bioterror epidemic, the genetically engineered plague is invisible. Our borders are vulnerable, metal detectors are useless, even as ISIS, the Islamic State, raises its menacing black flag in Syria and Iraq.

It travels from person to person, from friend to friend or family member. A cough or sneeze is a lethal weapon. It’s not just ebola anymore.

     
         
 

Living in San Miguel: The Heart of the Matter

Thinking about living in Mexico?

Perhaps you’ve heard it’s cheaper, warmer, and the culture is rich. Places like San Miguel de Allende have support communities of expatriates, (about 8,000) to help you settle in.

     
         
 

San Miguel de Allende: A Place in the Heart. Expatriates talk about how their decision to retire to San Miguel de Allende changed their lives. Share the experiences of 32 Americans and Canadians now living their dream.

     
         
  Into the Heart of Mexico: Expatriates Find Themselves Off the Beaten Path. For those who are thinking to work or retire in México, the expatriate colonies in San Miguel de Allende and Lake Chapala are well known.      
         
 

The Murder in Mexico series of eighteen mysteries featuring painter Paul Zacher as he uses his artist’s ability to see things differently to solve crimes.

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  The Devil’s Workshop, a startling tale of murder and revenge set in--and beneath--a city based on Guadalajara. Be careful what you hang on your walls!      
         
 

Eden Lost, A man's dark secret about his own family nearly ruins both himself and his home town.

     
         
  The Amarna Heresy. Is the world ready for the truth? A trio of young archaeologists discover a pharaoh’s tomb that furnishes an explosive alternative to the Judeo-Christian tradition. Should they pay for their knowledge with their lives?      
         
 

A Writer's Notebook:

Everything I Wish Someone Had Told Me When I Was Starting Out.

     
         
 

The Townshend Vampire Trilogy.

And Dark My Desire  (Available now)

And Darker My Wrath  (Available now)

And Darkest My Despair  (Available soon)

Unable to exit his coffin since 1934, the vampire Monty Townshend careens off the twenty-first century with unpredictable results. Told with horror, humor, and humanity, Monty makes up for his long sleep in ways that would be banned in Boston. This series of guilty pleasures will keep you awake nights, wondering what happens next.

     
         
 
 
   
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