A new way to experience mystery fiction, Border Field Blues - App Edition contains extra online elements at the end of each chapter that allow readers to selectively interact with various aspects of the book, including:
- Author’s notes
- Related videos
- Interactive maps
- Reader comment system
- Direct email access to author
- Facebook sharing and comments
Readers can download the book as an iTunes app or as an ebook on Amazon.com.
Winner of the 2013 Hollywood Book Festival Award for Genre-Based Fiction and a finalist in the Mystery (Adult Fiction) category of ForeWord Reviews 2013 Book of the Year Award, Border Field Blues follows the 2006 release of Fayman’s critically-acclaimed first Rolly Waters novel, Black’s Beach Shuffle (ISBN 9780595402670)
In this original and compelling mystery set in the back country along the San Diego-Tijuana border, a violent encounter between a young border-crosser and an angry bandit creates a secret and shocking bond between the boy and the bandit’s dumbfounded daughter. But when recovering guitarist and reluctant private detective Rolly Waters arrives at Border Field Park early one morning, he’s only there to help his bird-watching friend Max find the vandals who’ve destroyed a sensitive bird nesting area. Feeling less than optimistic about nabbing the perpetrators, Rolly begins his due diligence, crossing paths with a local border vigilante, a tormented vaquero, and an aging rock groupie. When police detective Bonnie Hammond hands him a coroner’s report, he knows it’s turned deadly.
As their separate cases dovetail into one, Rolly and Bonnie negotiate a prickly partnership, dragged into a dark world of human trafficking and abuse. Bonnie presses ahead with her official investigation, while Rolly turns to his wisecracking network of bohemian friends, trying to connect the red-haired seductress on a banned album cover to a popular video game. As opposing political organizations mobilize for a confrontation in the shadow of the Tijuana’s Bullring-By-
“I wanted to create a new way for readers to interact with mystery novels,” said Fayman. “This App Edition provides readers with multi-media access to the story-behind-
Corey Lynn Fayman has been a professional musician, songwriter, sound designer, educational technologist, and multimedia developer. He holds a B.A. in English, with a specialization in creative writing and poetry, from UCLA and an M.A. in Educational Technology from San Diego State University. Fayman spent three years as a sound technician and designer at the nationally lauded Old Globe Theater, where he received several nominations and a Drama-Logue Award for his theatrical sound design work. He has worked as the multimedia group manager at MP3.com, which provided the setting for the nefarious activities among the high-tech industrial parks of San Diego’s Golden Triangle in his first novel, Black’s Beach Shuffle. He currently lives with his wife in San Diego, where he teaches college-level interactive design and multimedia and is writing the third novel in the Rolly Waters mystery series.
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