"Death on Pause (Based on Actual Events: 2006-2007): The Troy Machalek Diaries"

Kidnapping, Murder, and Suicide Take the Spotlight in This Fact-Based Novel
By: Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Co, LLC
BENOWA, Australia - Aug. 22, 2014 - PRLog -- Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency is pleased to announce the release of author Derek N. Burnell’s latest title, Death on Pause (Based on Actual Events: 2006-2007): The Troy Machalek Diaries.

About the Book

Spanning the world from America to Asia, as it weaves different cultures and criminal activities into a taut crime thriller, Death on Pause is based on a real woman’s living nightmare, and the events that have since dominated her once enviable life.

When Taiwanese model Kaelyn Yen is drugged and held captive by the head of one of America’s top modelling agencies, she realises that the recent deaths in her family were not accidents, but meticulously planned murders carried out by her Triad-affiliated relatives. Kaelyn's boyfriend joins with the FBI to rescue Kaelyn and bring her extortionists to justice, but not all schemes go according to plan. Resultantly, Kaelyn’s plight escalates into an international pursuit through Los Angeles, San Francisco, Taipei, and Hong Kong. It leads to the torture and murder of Kaelyn’s two best friends, and causes the FBI’s key witness to commit suicide before she can give evidence in court.

Death on Pause: The Troy Machalek Diaries is a riveting crime thriller that will captivate and shock until the last spine-chilling page.

About the Author

Born in Adelaide, South Australia, author Derek N Burnell finished university in Geelong, Victoria, before travelling extensively for work and play. He has lived his past 30 years on Australia’s Gold Coast, where the holiday lifestyle complements his work and writing.

Book Details

Genre: Fiction / Crime / Thriller / Mystery & Detective

Author: Derek N Burnell

Format: Paperback, 490 pages

Pub date: August 2014

DEATH ON PAUSE (BASED ON ACTUAL EVENTS: 2006-2007): THE TROY MACHALEK DIARIES (ISBN: 978-1-60976-147-9) is now available for $27 and can be ordered through the publisher’s website:

http://sbprabooks.com/DerekNBurnell  or at www.amazon.com or www.barnesandnoble.com.

WHOLESALERS: This book is distributed by Ingram Books and other wholesale distributors. Contact your representative with the ISBN for purchase. Wholesale purchase for retailers, universities, libraries, and other organizations is also available through the publisher; please email bookorder@sbpra.net.

Further Information

Ellen Green, Press Manager, Strategic Book Publishing and Rights Agency, 703-899-8128,


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