A new Scott Mitchell crime mystery thriller
by Jon G. Peddie
Scott Mitchell, now police chief, assigned sergeant Phyllis Baker, a well-educated black woman close to a lieutenant promotion, to protect a pompous, bigoted senator in town raising campaign funds.
The story takes us through a tough start to an investigation with few clues. However, the plot unfolds as the sergeant tours the small cities in beautiful Marin county, following more explosions and clues.
At the same time, Phyllis was learning more about the illicit activities of the white politicians that represented the county.
Dr. Jon G. Peddie is a recognized pioneer in the graphics industry, President of Jon Peddie Research, and named one of the world’s most influential analysts. Peddie has been an ACM distinguished speaker and is currently an IEEE Distinguished visitor. He lectures at numerous conferences and universities on topics about graphics technology and emerging trends in digital media.
A former President of Siggraph Pioneers, he serves on the advisory boards of several conferences, organizations, and companies. He contributes articles to numerous publications. In 2015, he was given the Lifetime Achievement award from the CAAD society.
Peddie has published hundreds of papers to date and authored or contributed to over a dozen books. His most recent books are ”The History of the GPU,” a series of three books covering the inception of the GPU to forecasting future uses. Takeback is Peddie’s second crime mystery novel.
Takeback is now available in paperback or ebook – pick the format of your choice.
Here’s a quick view of Dr. Peddie’s authored and co-authored works. All are available on Amazon and other popular book sellers.
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The Ark, wrote about their notable local resident, Jon G. Peddie and his new book Database. “It’s hitting many of those notes that people are talking about today — how much surveillance is enough. I went for it in a big way with the tech and the theoretical aspects of programming, and along the way, there were some crazy car chases and hidden San Francisco Bay Area places,” Peddie said, noting the novel will be the first in a “Mitchell Files” trilogy of police mysteries focusing on the fictional protagonist, Scott Mitchell.
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