A Bullpup Doublet Mystery With Carl Steiger, Charleston's Own Private Eye

Author: Chuck Breuer

ISBN 978-1-60264-763-3 (hardcover)

326 Pages


This Bullpup Doublet Mystery features Carl V. Steiger, Charleston's own Private Eye. In Book One he is a US Coast Guardsman and a Gunner's Mate charged with training local national military personnel in drug interdictions on the Orinoco River. In Book Two, Steiger retires from service and buys a gun shop. Bored, he files for and receives his Private investigator's license. Here he finds his first success as a private detective and solves his first batch of cases.


Carl Steiger, alias Dr. Chuck Breuer was born in Charleston SC. With his cousin, Charles M. Montanese, the pair first went to sea on a USCG cutter stationed in Charleston where Charles's father was a 1st Class Boatswains Mate. On Memorial Day dependents were invited aboard and taken to the Outer Banks in the Gulf Stream for a full day of fishing and sunning. Later, as boys, both nearly died (together with Victor Montanese, Charles's younger brother. The three boys were 11, 10 and 8 respectively on a real-life rescue attempt aboard a twenty-four foot cabin boat commanded by Charles Sr. The craft stalled at sea during an unexpected hurricane! Oddly enough all three boys joined the Coast Guard themselves on leaving high school, in spite of experiencing a hurricane at sea!

Today, Dr. Breuer is a retired Psychologist free to write about his days of yore as a sea going cop. He is married to the former Ann Williams Breuer, R.N. The couple have three grown children, five grand children, and reside in Edgefield SC.

Category: Fiction, Mystery, Suspense

Type: books

Vendor: Chuck Breuer

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