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Bahama Burnout

A Mick Sever Mystery (The Music Series #3)

Don Bruns


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For rock and roll writer Mick Sever, another story, another deadly island paradise is all in a day’ s work. This time, Mick heads to Nassau, Bahamas, home of the legendary Highland Studio.

Known for pumping out hits that burn up the charts, Highland is where the magic happens— or rather, where the magic happened until a devastating fire destroyed the entire studio. No one knows how the fire started, who started it— or whose body was found among the charred remains.

Sent to get the inside story on the opening of the new Highland Studio, Mick finds this is hardly the Phoenix-rising-out-of-the-ashes story he expected.

Some say the studio’ s haunted; some say it’ s cursed, but one thing is for sure: someone— or something— wants to stop the music. A smashed guitar and erased tracks send a subtle warning, but murder? That’ s an entirely different tune.

If Mick doesn’ t act fast, Highland Studio, along with everything and everyone in its path, could go up in smoke.

It’ s not always better to burn out than to fade away.

Praise For Bahama Burnout: A Mick Sever Mystery (The Music Series #3)

 “Bruns's twisted tale of rock-and-roll revenge will keep readers guessing until the end.” - Publishers Weekly

”Bruns's sixth mystery captures the flavor of living in a tropical paradise and is another great read from an underappreciated mystery author.”- Library Journal

“Don Bruns' newest well-crafted/plotted, fast moving suspenseful thriller with terrific characters is a super read. Don't miss out on Bahama Burnout.”- Mystery Reviewer

“An entertaining whodunit filled with more spins than a 45. Fans will enjoy sleuthing with Sever as he tours the Bahamas.” - Harriet Klausner

“A captivating tour into the world of music, egos and Bahamian life.” - Fresh Fiction

“A riveting read from first page to last.” - Midwest Book Review

“Bruns does a terrific job of maintaining interest and pulls off a surprise or two to keep the read turning the pages until they reach a satisfying and somewhat subtle ending. I can't wait to see what he comes up with next.” - The Baryon Review of Books

“Masterfully plotted. Bruns has a way of bringing the Bahamas to life.” - Armchair Interviews

“Pick up Bahama Burnout, or any of the Mick Sever books. Plop yourself down on a chair, pretend you're on the beach, and have some fun in the Caribbean, Don Bruns style.” - Front Street Reviews

Oceanview Publishing, 9781933515205, 264pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2009

About the Author

USA Today best-selling author Don Bruns is a musician and songwriter, a painter, a cook, an advertising guru, a traveler, and a stand-up comic. He is the award-winning author of three mystery series, including The Music Series featuring Mick Sever. His Stuff Series showcases the unstoppable yet bumbling young private investigators, Skip Moore and James Lessor, and his Quentin Archer series, which is set in New Orleans. Don and his wife, Linda, live in Sarasota, Florida.