Metchosin author offers fourth news-based novel

Tim Murphy is chasing murderers and white collar criminals with gang ties in Other People’s Money

Tim Murphy is chasing murderers and white collar criminals with gang ties in Other People’s Money.

It’s the  fourth novel by Metchosin author Ken Merkley a retired senior military officer, political science lecturer, government analyst, management trainer and company CEO. The story again  follows the character  of RCMP member Tim Murphy.

“The stories revolve around cases he gets involved in, most of which are local, all of which are based on two or more news stories into one fictional account,” Merkley said. “That’s the gist of all of the books they have those actual news events incorporated in the book.”

Murphy will release Other People’s Money on April 6 with a book signing at Coles at Westshore Town Centre from noon to 4 p.m.

While busy promoting the fourth novel, which was started while still working the third, he’s not yet contemplated a fifth.

“I’ve run out of plotlines for a while and I’ve been working on something that’s not fictional,” Merkley said. A recipient of a couple of kidney donations in his lifespan, he’s an advocate for the Kidney Foundation and plans to write a book about the organ donor system in Canada.

Visit www.merkleybooks.ca for detail on how to get the book.

 

 

Just Posted

Light wind sends half of Swiftsure yacht fleet back to shore early

Many racers return overnight in unusual race conditions

Leaving dog in hot car can result in $75,000 fine, prohibition from owning animals, prison

B.C. SPCA received 800 calls last year about dogs left in hot cars

Radio Host Erin Davis pens Mourning Has Broken following death of her daughter

Book by North Saanich woman gives advice to others struggling with grief

Bed Races on Beacon champs ready to defend their title

Race takes place July 7 on Beacon Avenue, raising funds for the Peninsula Youth Clinic

Belgian man searches for family of fallen First World War soldier from Victoria

Mark Edward Berton attended Victoria High School and has his grave in Flanders Field

WATCH: Thousands enjoy sunshine at second annual Village Block Party

Cook Street filled with local food, music and more

Social media giants in hot seat as politicians consider regulations in Ottawa

Committee members will also grill representatives from Facebook, Twitter

Wildfire crews watching for dangerous wind shift in High Level, Alta.

The Chuckegg Creek fire is raging out of control about three kilometres southwest of the town

UN urges Canada to take more vulnerable Mexican migrants from Central America

The request comes as the United States takes a harder line on its Mexican border

Mistrial declared in Jamie Bacon murder plot trial

Bacon was on trial for counselling to commit the murder of Person X

B.C. VIEWS: Money-laundering melodrama made for TV

Public inquiry staged to point fingers before 2021 election

Canadian homebuyers escaping high housing costs by moving to secondary cities

In British Columbia, exurbs have grown in the Hope Valley and Kamloops

Feds lay out proposed new rules for voice, video recorders in locomotives

Transport Canada wants to limit use of recorders to if a crew’s actions led to a crash

Most Read