John Jordan Mystery Series by Michael Lister
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Blood Work: a John Jordan Mystery
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John Jordan is a prison chaplain, working in the Florida Panhandle. He used to be a cop. He is divorced and goes to AA, in an effort to work on his drinking problems. John Jordan witnesses the brutal, bloody death of Ike Johnson, who is one of the inmates at the Potter Correctional Institution. What did he really witness? Was it an accident, murder, or suicide? John finds that in a closed society of captives and captors there is no act that goes unwitnessed and nobody takes too kindly to a cop wearing a collar.
Michael Lister born February 11, is an American novelist, essayist, screenwriter, and filmmaker of Florida-based mysteries, suspense, thrillers, and noirs. He has authored 18 mystery novels, most featuring his two best-known characters, prison chaplain John Jordan Blood-themed series and s noir detective Jimmy "Soldier" Riley Big-themed series. He has a total of 27 books in print. Lister was born in Tallahassee, Florida , and grew up in Wewahitchka, Florida. Wewahitchka, or "Wewa", as the locals call it, is a small town well known for its tupelo honey, Dead Lakes , and Apalachicola River.