Joseph Massucci

“This fiction can become reality. Our reality.” –USA Today

joe 100x100Joesph Massucci is an internationally published bestselling novelist and nonfiction author. His debut novel, CODE:ALPHA (1997), garnered rave reviews from critics and readers alike for its nonstop action, cutting-edge medical science, romance and the very real specter of domestic terrorism. “Totally believable!” says Kirkus Reviews. Fredrickson & Friends: “Scary and mind-expanding.”

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Grave DiggingThriller and mystery plots are all around us. Imagine what a good mystery writer could do with something I heard this morning:

The grandmother of a friend died recently and was buried in a family plot in a Mississippi graveyard that was quite old.

During the interment, the gravediggers found another coffin where grandma was supposed to rest. The newly discovered remains had apparently been there for some time, but no records or marker survive to say who it was. Per Mississippi law, the original coffin can't be removed, and the new remains must be buried over the old.

And so it was....

  • Guest - Leanne


    So I'm not crazy for thinking that my stopping to ask for directions last weekend from two different people in two different places was the beginning of a great murder/mystery? *grins*

  • Guest - David C. McDaniel


    You will not believe, but that happened to me something similar. We also bought a plot in the cemetery, where, as it turned out people were buried. All our objections we were told that "we are all walking on the bones." Great name for essaywriters uk, is not it? It is with this phrase and began my writing career, when I was a teenager.

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