Mark J. McCracken - Santa's Missing Mandolin
By Mandolin Cafe
December 14, 2009 - 9:45 am
Santa's Missing Mandolin, by Mark J. McCracken
Spokane Valley, Wa. — Santa's Missing Mandolin and Other Christmas Stories, a collection of seven short stories by Mark J. McCracken has been published by McLyda Family Publishing.
McCracken is an award winning author, chef, retired Coast Guardsman, high school teacher and coach. He is also the author of "The Fantail Chef" a cookbook for boaters, the mystery novels "Sherlock Holmes and the Missing Manuscript" and "Dashiell Hammett, Pinkerton Man."
The author also plays mandolin in the Spokane, Washington bluegrass band, "The Bluegrass Spectators."
In the titled story, Santa's mandolin is stolen from a repair shop under mysterious circumstances. It is up to a lone detective and the help of a secret unknown official to recover the stolen mandolin.
Will Santa's Christmas wish come true this year?
Short stories included in the book:
A Super Hornet Christmas
The Admiral's Christmas Deed
The Missing Christmas Box: A Nero Wolfe Mystery
The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes and the Gallent Newsboy
Santa's Missing Mandolin
Publisher: McLyda Family Publishing
Post a Comment
You may leave a comment if you have a Mandolin Cafe Forum account. Clicking "Post a Comment" below will take you to the forum where you can complete this action. Please note that once you have, your comment will appear both on this page and on our forum. YOU MUST BE LOGGED IN to your Mandolin Cafe forum account to comment.