Book Talk – The Moss Chronicles by TJ Stoneking

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Meet author TJ Stoneking (aka Gary Shapley) as he discusses his book The Moss Chronicles. The Moss Chronicles is a fictional tale of murder, grand larceny, and a forty-year manhunt set in Maquoketa. Event is free and open to the public. Donations appreciated.

Book Summary:

“Jack Slater purchases ninety acres of remote riverfront property for a weekend getaway. Deep in the dense forest he discovers the remains of an old cabin. Eager to learn more about its history, he unwittingly rekindles interest in a forty-year-old cold case against the man who built it.

Many believe Vernon Moss pulled off the perfect heist, while others insist he was murdered by his vengeful accuser, leaving behind a hoard of stolen cash hidden in the rugged terrain near his cabin. New revelations will stun the entire community, but only a few will ever know the final, shocking twist.”

Copies of the book are for sale at the MAE giftshop.

For more information about The Moss Chronicles and the author, view the article in Sycamore Media’s special supplement Country Life – Fall 2022