THE HOLSTEIN DIAMONDS
About the Book
Everyone has heard the old adage – two’s a couple, three’s a crowd. But four greedy German soldiers in 1942, all after the same elusive fortune in diamonds? Honor among thieves? Who mentioned anything about honor? Would there even be a last man standing after the smoke cleared and the international intrigue ended? And just why did these murderers flee all the way from Germany to Lenoir County, North Carolina? Just another baffling mystery waiting to be sorted out by longtime Lenoir County District Attorney Newt Wildman and his intrepid investigators. Welcome to another gripping Coastal Plains Mystery, the tenth in the series.
About the Author
The author, an attorney and optometrist, resides outside Atlanta with his wife Evelyn, an attorney, their four talented children having gone on to careers in Optometry, real estate and teaching. In May 1961 the author received an undergraduate degree in Physics-Mathematics from Berry College, and in July of that year enlisted in the U. S. Army. He served two tours of duty in South Korea, the last with U. S. Army Intelligence as a Korean linguist and prisoner interrogator. In 1972 Dr. Provost was awarded the degree of Doctor of Optometry from the University of Houston, and in 1980 earned a Juris Doctor degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Law. Dr. Provost is the author of the best-selling memoir, Reflections in an Orphan’s Eye, The Puppeteer, a mystery novel of the wartime South, and thirteen other mystery novels.