Glenn’s heroes include The Hardy Boys and Robinson Crusoe. The brothers for their courage in solving community mysteries; the castaway for his heroic exploration of a remote island, which was mysterious and dangerous. They were true adventurers. Writing is Glenn’s passion. Like Sir Conan Doyle of Sherlock Holmes’ fame, he creates cozy mysteries for Billy Fender—his central character. Billy often needs courage to solve his cases—cozy does not mean comfy. He and his diverse group of friends must also work as a team. Finding important clues in the town of Coyote Point is not easy. Glenn applied his passion for writing, and his graduate degree in curriculum design, in both public-school and
COYOTE POINT MAP
Coyote Point is a small town in the Pacific Northwest of North America. It has about three thousand residents who work in fishing, forestry, mining, recreation, and service businesses.
Billy Fender and his parents live in a two-story apartment building near Haley's Marina. You can find the apartment location by locating the red star. The homes of Billy's friends and members of his private investigations team are the red dots.
In The Shoebox Mystery, much of the action takes place near Miss Applebee's house, Deadmen Swamp, and Rooster Woods. A big, dangerous forest fire provides heart-stopping action. Check it out!
In The Dinosaur Bone Mystery, the Portobello Mine and a mysterious face in Comet Lake provide scary action. Two bad brothers and a Sasquatch chase Billy and his team while they search for a missing dinosaur bone.
In The Ghostly Maiden Mystery, discoveries from a nearby shipwreck, a lost leather-bound trunk, and a vicious thunderstorm help Billy solve a local family mystery.
Billy Fender Private Investigation Team
Billy's team consists of Lisa Campbell, Raffi Tarkanian, Pippa Chu, and Archie Rainmaker. They're a diverse team, each with skills that help solve mystery cases.
Lisa is very athletic, Raffi is always asking probing questions, Pippa is great with computers, and Archie is an excellent outdoorsman. Billy, of course, is the team leader.