The Lighthouse Murders
Lighthouses, crossword puzzles, a cast of suspicious characters, and suspense follow Lou Searing and his assistant, Jack Kelly as they work to solve the murders of Frieda Bowman and Arthur S. Webberson. From Door County in Wisconsin to Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, with action between Squaw Island, Manistee, Ludington, Alma, Eastern Michigan University, Lou and Jack delve into family relationships only to find greed, jealousy, and revenge. In the end, justice prevails as is always the case with a Baldwin mystery.
About the Author
Richard L. Baldwin was a special educator and administrator. The last 7 years of his career he served as the State Director of Special Education for the State of Michigan. Following his retirement he established a second career as author and publisher. He has written (to date) 19 cozy mysteries set in Michigan. He formed a small independent publishing company, Buttonwood Press, and currently publishes the work of four authors. Richard speaks at conferences, schools, libraries, senior centers, and book clubs. He lives in Haslett, Michigan with his wife Patty and beloved cat, Sami.
Why are Baldwin’s books popular?
First and foremost his books and those he publishes are safe reads, free of profanity, sex, and graphic violence. Secondly, even though the books are murder mysteries, the story centers around justice, compassion for people, and places familiar to readers. Baldwin sets his fictitious stories in real cities. Third, the stories are suspenseful providing a challenge to discover “who done it?” Finally, Baldwin’s books are fun quick reads where people boast of reading his books in a day or two.