Emerson Ward

7 books in series
3 out of 5 stars 5 ratings

An Option On Death Publisher's Summary

Someone was in the market for murder. After 10 years of drifting in and out of Emerson Ward's life, it looked as though Jessica Pearson was there to stay. But only a few hours after her arrival, a bullet crashing through a window kills her, and Emerson's dreams as well. An accident, the police say, but Emerson knows better. Someone wanted Jessica dead; now he wants to find out who, and why. The place to start? Jessica's suitcase stuffed with cash and stock-transaction receipts.

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  • Book 1

    • An Option On Death

    • Emerson Ward, Book 1
    • By: Michael W. Sherer
    • Narrated by: Reed McColm
    • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Someone was in the market for murder. After 10 years of drifting in and out of Emerson Ward's life, it looked as though Jessica Pearson was there to stay. But only a few hours after her arrival, a bullet crashing through a window kills her, and Emerson's dreams as well. An accident, the police say, but Emerson knows better. Someone wanted Jessica dead; now he wants to find out who, and why. The place to start? Jessica's suitcase stuffed with cash and stock-transaction receipts.

    Regular price: $20.29

  • Book 2

    • Little Use For Death

    • Emerson Ward, Book 2
    • By: Michael W. Sherer
    • Narrated by: Reed McColm
    • Length: 10 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    Everyone at the small upstate New York college where Emerson Ward is teaching for a semester is shocked when the body of a student is found hanging from a tree in the nearby woods. Just days before he died, Bob Marter tried to tell Emerson about something evil going on at the school, but backed down before he went any further. Now Emerson is convinced that this was no suicide...someone wanted Bob dead.

    Regular price: $22.39

  • Book 3

    • Death Came Dressed In White

    • Emerson Ward, Book 3
    • By: Michael W. Sherer
    • Narrated by: Reed McColm
    • Length: 8 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
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      2 out of 5 stars 1
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    When your life is at an all-time low, how can it get any worse? Emerson Ward finds out one steamy August morning when the phone starts ringing too early to be anything but bad news. Before the day is over he learns that a good friend is missing, another is hospitalized after a brutal beating, his phone is tapped, and the woman he loves is leaving him. In an attempt to lend a hand to all who need it, one thing leads to another, and before Emerson knows it, he’s up to his neck in dirty dealings and danger to match.

    Regular price: $20.29

  • Book 4

    • A Forever Death

    • Emerson Ward Series, Book 4
    • By: Michael W. Sherer
    • Narrated by: Gene Engene
    • Length: 10 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Chicago freelance writer and reluctant sleuth Emerson Ward is shocked when his friend photographer Brady "Puppy" Barnes is shot and killed. Puppy had asked Emerson to investigate some missing gems stolen from his studio and now Emerson suspects a dirty insider is responsible for both the theft and the murder. Going undercover, Emerson soon discovers a hornet's nest of suspects and more than a few motives for murder.

    Regular price: $22.39

  • Book 5

    Death Is No Bargain audiobook cover art
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  • Book 6

    • Death on a Budget

    • Emerson Ward Series, Book 6
    • By: Michael W. Sherer
    • Narrated by: Gene Engene
    • Length: 16 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    After the apparent shotgun suicide of Emerson Ward's childhood friend, Lou Barrett, the Chicago freelance sleuth heads back home to Huntley, Ill., for the funeral. Emerson was planning to drive back to Chicago the afternoon of the funeral, but decides to stick around after Lou's sister, Meg Brodsky, asks him to investigate Lou's death. Danger erupts after Emerson asks too many questions about Lou's business partner, Pete Anderson, and about a shady mall development that has left many investors in hot water.

    Regular price: $24.49

  • Book 7

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