Constance Caraway P.I. ~ Episode 170

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 …When a covert operation goes awry, you have no idea what may be coming down the pike…

The FBI guy recounts, “I am looking at a list of fatalities and it is scary:

Characters CC-FM-001>Ernesto Pacelli, the Pope’s Brother – we’re going straight to hell.

>Two Mastadon stooges – hey, good stooges are hard to find.

>Vincent Wolfgram, Mastadon field supervisor? Struck by lightning – now that’s original.

>Bart Simpson, the McGraw-Hill publisher who was really a nice guy.

>Martin Kamen, a colleague of Libby’s, incinerated at Argonne – Illinois is lucky the fire didn’t spread to the nukes!

>Jesse James Daniels, a CIA agent… What in the Sam-hell is the goshddamed OSS doing anywhere nears our business? And now you make a casual mention of Libby being dead. Shouldn’t that have been the end of things right then and there? Every single interested party in this case is dead.”

“We did not count on this private investigator from Florida sticking around. She was hired  to help locate Libby, after he went missing.”

“She… as in a woman?” The Deputy Attorney General makes a solid guess.

“Yes, Constance Caraway.”

“Wait, err, just a minute… is that the same broad who nailed that Nazi double agent sniffing around the atomic bomb? Please don’t tell me we hired her, she’s too much a straight shooter and loopy partner of hers…”

“No, Kamen did and that’s what we can’t figure out, even with Kamen out of the picture, she is still bird-dogging the case,” Conroy is baffled. “In fact she mustered the entire CPD and they called in the Illinois National Guard to shake down that Greenwood house.”

“I thought we had the CPD in our pockets.”

“We do, but they were never briefed on what we’re doing regarding Mastadon, or even that we’ve owned 5046 for years.”

“Then why don’t we haul the bitch in and stash her where the sun doesn’t shine.”

“Not only does she have her agency partner involved, but a flyboy boyfriend and some hick lawyer from Florida.”

“Oh swell and can you throw in Mother Teresa?”

“No, Billy Graham.”

“Jesus, this is all I need, McGrath is going to have my head!” Deputy Malone answers to a superior, the Attorney General of the United States. “You tell our Mr. Winters that he should get busy on some of these targets, he missing the mark.”

When a covert operation goes awry, you have no idea what may be coming down the pike.


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Constance Caraway P.I. ~ Episode 169

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Constance Caraway P.I. ~ Episode 169

Chapter Fifteen

 RAINMAKER

DOJ

Department of Justice Building

“It seems we have a problem in Chicago.”

On the fifth floor of the U.S. Department of Justice building, at 950 Pennsylvania Avenue in the nation’s capital, there is an unadvertised meeting between Deputy Attorney General, a newly created position in 1950, and the Executive Assistant Director of the FBI’s STB (Science and Technology Branch), who is now reporting on the special project under his watch, in the Operational Technology Division.

Urgent and Secret Agenda 03-20-1951

  • Department of Justice-Deputy Attorney General Ross Malone
  • The Federal Bureau of Investigation
    • Science and Technology Branch – Executive Assistant Director Gilbert Conroy
    • Ops Technology Division
  • Subject: Project Forever Mastadon

Need-to-Know Priority 1-1A-1B

“You are aware of our building at 5046 Greenwood, correct,” Gilbert Conroy needs to confirm that he and Deputy Malone are on the same page.

“Chicago — yes of course. We’ve had that building or at least owned that property since goshdamned Ulysses Grant, but I try to keep my distance from it. It appears that we have lost control of who has access.”

Project Mastadon has been operational since 1942, taking over that Chicago address from Project Tora Tora.”

Tora saved us the embarrassment of having the training center at Navy Pier bombed into tomorrow back in WWII, spent some time there myself, perfect cover.” Gilbert Conroy has been a part of many covert-ops. “But this Mastadon thing has become a real reach for the department. What are we try to protect this time… the theory of evolution? From what we at Ops Technology hear, Willard Libby is on the Libby Dead or Alive-001verge of turning modern anthropology on its ear.”

“Libby is dead,” Malone informs Gilbert.

“The hell you say! We didn’t kill him, did we?”

“Not exactly, but our Forever Mastadon operatives did.”

“Shit!” the business of protecting the nation’s interests can become smutty. “But what does that have to do with Greenwood?”

“When we hired a guy named P. Joseph Winters to run Mastadon we thought he was a legitimate business executive who could provide us solid organizational skills and the shared vision of a scientific community, separate from religious right-wing Creationists.”

Way to go!


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Constance Caraway P.I. ~ Episode 165

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…If we can handle political conventions and all those crazies, I think we can handle one house…

“What can you tell us about the organization called Forever Mastadon?” asks the higher ranked flatfoot, the very first law enforcement hereabout to ever/even admit to wondering what has been going for months in the greater Chicagoland area.

Constance steps into the interrogation, FM is the group behind the abduction of Willard Libby, a scientist affiliated with the U of C. not to mention all the other crap they have pulled on anyone connected to the poor man. They have an agenda, one where he keeps his research to himself.”

“Do you have an address for these people; somewhere we can put a stop to this?”

Greenwood 5046

5046 South Greenwood

“Yeah, 5046 South Greenwood, that would be a good place to start, at this point Constance would not mind having a 2,000 man police force pitch in on this battle, “but if you go there, I’d make sure you have enough men. You will not believe what you’re up against — we do, though being able to explain it to you in advance is hard. You should form your own opinions.”

“Say, aren’t you the broad who shot those two guys on the North side? It was the talk of the department.”

That was me, yes. I took out the two guys who kidnapped Fanny two months ago, then Edie a month back,” her mea culpa comes without remorse. “Don’t you sense a trend going on here? Two rooms of this hospital hold repeat victims of these creeps.”

“Would you be willing to lead a team of tactical officers on a sweep of that Greenwood address?”

“Would I? Hell, I am ready to put another hurt on that bastard.”

“Another? You talk like you have a history with their leader.”

“Yeah, you could say he’s one hell of a handful. If you would let me, I’d like to bring in Agent Daniels-001an expert, he’s with the CIA. He possesses a particular set of unique skills, been on this case longer than me and Fanny.”

“If you can get him here by tomorrow, you have a deal.”

“You can find me at these numbers, telephone and street over on the university campus.” Connie was born to the big time. “One unmarked comes and gets get us before dawn, but I want you to understand one thing… we — Agent Daniels and me are going to be in charge of the operation.”

“I’ll have all the men in our district on the scene, riot gear, gas masks, blast shields, the whole shot. If we can handle political conventions and all those crazies, I think we can handle one house.

Famous last words?


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CONSTANCE CARAWAY P.I. ~ Episode Catalog

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Episode Catalog Below

 CONSTANCE CARAWAY P.I.

~Forever Mastadon~

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Episode 1    https://wp.me/p2MBwN-4VY  Chapter 1 Manhattan Mystery

Episode 2    https://wp.me/p2MBwN-4W2

Episode 3    https://wp.me/p2MBwN-4Wh

Episode 4    https://wp.me/p2MBwN-4Wt

Episode 5    https://wp.me/p2MBwN-4Ws

Episode 6    https://wp.me/p2MBwN-4WO

Episode 7    https://wp.me/p2MBwN-4WN

Episode 8    https://wp.me/p2MBwN-4X3

Episode 9    https://wp.me/p2MBwN-4Xh

Episode 10   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-4Xp

Episode 11   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-4Xo

Episode 12   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-4Xv

Episode 13   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-4XP   Chapter 2   Silencer

Episode 14   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-4XX

Episode 15   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-4Y9

Episode 16   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-4Yo

Episode 17   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-4Yx

Episode 18   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-4YK

Episode 19   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-4YU

Episode 20   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-4Z5

Episode 21   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-4Ze

Episode 22   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-4Zt

Episode 23   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-4ZF

Episode 24   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-4ZO

Episode 25   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-4ZW

Episode 26   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-50e     Chapter 3  Castles

Episode 27   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-50r

Episode 28   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-50I

Episode 29   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-50N

Episode 30  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-50W

Episode 31   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-51f

Episode 32   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-51r

Episode 33   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-51D

Episode 34   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-51N

Episode 35   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-51V

Episode 36   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-525

Episode 37   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-52j

Episode 38   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-52v   Chapter 4  Revelation

Episode 39   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-52F

Episode 40   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-52L

Episode 41   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-52W

Episode 42   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-535

Episode 43   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-53a

Episode 44   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-53m

Episode 45   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-53D

Episode 46   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-53P

Episode 47   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-53W

Episode 48   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-546

Episode 49   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-54g  Chapter 5  Sanity

Episode 50   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-54s

Episode 51   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-54F

Episode 52   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-54O

Episode 53   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-550

Episode 54   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-55e

Episode 55   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-55m

Episode 56   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-55A

Episode 57   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-55J

Episode 58   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-55Q

Episode 59   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-55W

Episode 60   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-56k

Episode 61   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-56n

Episode 62    https://wp.me/p2MBwN-56z  Chapter 6  The Elephant in the Room

Episode 63   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-56K

Episode 64   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-56W

Episode 65   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-572

Episode 66   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-57k

Episode 67   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-57r

Episode 68   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-57D

Episode 69   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-57I

Episode 70   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-57V

Episode 71   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-58k

Episode 72   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-58u

Episode 73   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-58I   Chapter 7  Authorship

Episode 74   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-58c

Episode 75   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-591

Episode 76   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-598

Episode 77   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-59f

Episode 78   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-59e

Episode 79   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-59s

Episode 80   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-59r

Episode 81   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-59M

Episode 82   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-59U

Episode 83   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5a5

Episode 84   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5ai

Episode 85   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5aq    Chapter 8  Fallout

Episode 86   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5ay

Episode 87   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5aI

Episode 88   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5aR

Episode 89   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5aY

Episode 90   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5b8

Episode 91   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5bi

Episode 92   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5bt

Episode 93   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5bv

Episode 94   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5bT

Episode 95   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5c4

Episode 96   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5ci

Episode 97   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5cy    Chapter 9  Departure

Episode 98   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5cK

Episode 99   https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5cZ

Episode 100  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5dc

Episode 101  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5de

Episode 102  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5do

Episode 103  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5dC

Episode 104  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5dK

Episode 105  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5dN

Episode 106  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5ea

Episode 107  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5e5

Episode 108  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5en     Chapter 10  Landings

Episode 109  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5ex

Episode 110  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5eN

Episode 111  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5eV

Episode 112  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5eX

Episode 113  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5fc

Episode 114  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5fg

Episode 115  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5fq

Episode 116  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5fz

Episode 117  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5fL

Episode 118  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5g7

Episode 119  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5g9

Episode 120  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5gb   Chapter 11  Maneuvers

Episode 121  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5gl

Episode 122  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5gm

Episode 123  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5gB

Episode 124  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5gK

Episode 125  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5gQ

Episode 126  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5gW

Episode 127  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5he

Episode 128  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5hr

Episode 129  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5ht

Episode 130  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5hJ

Episode 131  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5hN

Episode 132  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5i5

Episode 133  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5if

Episode 134  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5ii    Chapter 12  The Primrose Path

Episode 135  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5ix

Episode 136  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5iJ

Episode 137  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5iZ

Episode 138  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5jd

Episode 139  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5jk

Episode 140  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5jp

Episode 141  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5jt

Episode 142  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5jv

Episode 143  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5jF

Episode 144  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5jU

Episode 145  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5jY

Episode 146  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5k5

Episode 147  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5k9    Chapter 13  Black and White…

Episode 148  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5kn

Episode 149  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5ky

Episode 150  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5kz

Episode 151  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5kS

Episode 152  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5kZ

Episode 153  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5l0

Episode 154  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5l4

Episode 155  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5lb

Episode 156  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5lu   Chapter 14  … and Read All Over

Episode 157  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5lN

Episode 158  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5lV

Episode 159  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5m6

Episode 160  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5mb

Episode 161  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5mg

Episode 162  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5mt

Episode 163  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5mH

Episode 164  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5n3

Episode 165  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5na

Episode 166  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5nc

Episode 167  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5nl

Episode 168  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5ni

Episode 169  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5nn   Chapter 15  Rainmaker

Episode 170  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5nK

Episode 171  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5nS

Episode 172  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5nV

Episode 173  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5ob

Episode 174  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5od

Episode 175  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5og

Episode 176  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5oF

Episode 177  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5oN

Episode 178  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5oT

Episode 179  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5oV

Episode 180  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5p6

Episode 181  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5p7

Episode 182  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5pn

Episode 183  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5pk     Chapter 16  Precipitous

Episode 184  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5pu

Episode 185  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5pv

Episode 186  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5pC

Episode 187  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5q0

Episode 188  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5q7

Episode 189  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5q8

Episode 190  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5qe

Episode 191  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5qm

Episode 192  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5qS

Episode 193  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5r3

Episode 194  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5r8

Episode 195  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5ro    Chapter 17  Call Him Isaac

Episode 196  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5rx

Episode 197  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5rD

Episode 198  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5rK

Episode 199  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5rT

Episode 200  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5rW

Episode 201  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5s0

Episode 202  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5se

Episode 203  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5sn

Episode 204  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5so

Episode 205  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5sF

Episode 206  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5sM

Episode 207  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5sT

Episode 208  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5sY

Episode 209  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5t8

Episode 210  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5tk    Chapter 18  The Spreading Word

Episode 211  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5tu

Episode 212  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5tC

Episode 213  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5tM

Episode 214  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5u2

Episode 215  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5u1

Episode 216  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5u9

Episode 217  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5ug

Episode 218  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5un

Episode 219  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5uz

Episode 220  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5uI

Episode 221  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5v0    Chapter 19  ???Guessing???

Episode 222  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5v8

Episode 223  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5vi

Episode 224  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5vr

Episode 225  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5vt

Episode 226  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5vJ

Episode 227  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5w3

Episode 228  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5wa

Episode 229  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5wj

Episode 230  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5wv   Chapter 20  A FATHER’S LOVE

Episode 231  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5wu

Episode 232  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5wT

Episode 233  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5wS

Episode 234  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5wY

Episode 235  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5xi   Chapter 21  A Doom With No View

Episode 236  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5xn

Episode 237  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5xs

Episode 238  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5xC

Episode 239  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5xK

Episode 240  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5xV

Episode 241  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5y1

Episode 242  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5y9    Down the Road

Appendix A  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5yl

Appendix B  https://wp.me/p2MBwN-5yB

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~Forever Mastadon~

 

from Gwendolyn Hoff

 

From the first time we are exposed to science class in elementary school, we are taught that the Earth is 4.5 billion years old, that the Universe is older than that and the earliest human ancestors sprang up, out of nowhere, somewhere about one million years ago.

Add to this, the widely held theory that life on Earth began with a combination of primordial elements, somehow evolving into rock, plants, animals and human beings. For years, some scientists have come upon clues that support the opposite that it is much more likely that the Universe was created through intelligent design.

Willard Libby is one such scientist, who when digging deeper into his radiocarbon dating/half-life project, comes upon proof that the cradle of human existence began no more than 20,000 years ago.

Now, how does one confront conventional wisdom that has been in place since the birth of modern science? Why is the notion of evolution so stubbornly defended? The answer to those and other questions, lead directly to a complicated conspiracy, with leadership of an organization formed by the devil himself.

Constance Caraway is a private eye, who by herself is separate from the stated topic. But she and her partner, Fanny Renwick are called into help search for a missing scientist (Libby). Why? She is good at what she does, but is there something more to It.?

In 1950 Chicago, just as the world celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ, she and Fanny are inserted into the middle of something far more intricate than a simple kidnapping. Along the way they meet a variegated cast of characters who will both help and hurt their inherited cause.

What they do not know, is that they are becoming involved in an epic struggle, an ongoing war between one creator and one destroyer; not an issue to be taken lightly.

Winners and losers, good and evil, divine and fallen, creation and evolution are all contrasting points, opposites that meet head to head in these pages. Forever Mastadon is an organization that falls into the right-hand column of the above choices. Mastadon is misspelled, misguided but make no mistake, it is real and it has to be dealt with.

Constance Caraway is the catalyst for this fictionalized account of what has its roots in post war Tallahassee Florida and occurs in greater 1951 Chicago Illinois.

 

Gwendolyn Hoff

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CONSTANCE CARAWAY P.I. ~Forever Mastadon

 MAJOR PLAYERS

  • Constance Caraway – private investigator from Tallahassee Florida
  • Fanny Renwick – partner to Constance, a seamstress by day
  • Martin David Kamen – a Chicago professor who hires Constance Caraway & Associates to find a friend and colleague
  • William Blank – piano teaching roommate at 6137 Kimbark of Martin Kamen
  • Willard Libby – scientist from the University of Chicago who is kidnapped
  • Eddie Dombroski – Chicago taxi driver who picks up the girls at O’Hare Field
  • Edie Dombroski – Eddie’s wife
  • Sam Rubin – Libby/Kamen associate from UC-Berkley
  • Agent Daniels – CIA operative who is assigned to investigate The Libby Affair
  • Ace Bannion (Ajax Bannion) – airplane pilot and old friend of Constance
  • Billy Graham – as himself
  • Pentateuch – Satan the Prince of Darkness
  • L Dick Cannon (Langston Richard Cannon) – founder of The Church of Spiritual Engineering
  • P. Joseph Winters – Businessman disguise for Pentateuch
  • R. Worth Moore – Tallahassee attorney who hires Fanny (falls in love)
  • World Agnostica Unlimited – Satan’s corporation
  • Samuel Goldwyn Jr. Budding filmmaker (wife Jennifer)

LOCALES

  • TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA
  • CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
  • 6137 KIMBARK
  • THE LAKE OF FIRE
  • ROME, ITALY
  • THE VATICAN
  • OLYMPIA FIELDS/TOLENTINE MONASTERY
  • 33 NORTH LASALLE
  • 5046 GREENWOOD
  • PALMER HOUSE HOTEL
  • WASHINGTON D..C.
  • THE CHICAGO STADIUM
  • OCONOMOWOC LAKE/EAGLE WISCONSIN
  • DANFORTH LODGE/VALENTINE ESTATE
  • COMISKEY PARK

SUPPORTING CAST 

  • Pope Pius XII – (Eugenio Pacelli)
  • Herman Weinstein – Telephone company Tech
  • Ernesto Pacelli – emissary & brother of Pope Pius XII
  • Cardinal Stritch – participant at Tolentine Summit
  • Enrico Fermi – Italian atomic physicist
  • McGraw-Hill – textbook publishers
  • Vincent Wolfgram (Canisso) – associate of Pentateuch
  • Eddie’s Cousins and stories
  • Frank Herman – truck driver for Schneider Trucking
  • D. Louis Steinberg – the Superintendent of Elgin State Mental Hospital
  • Nurse Koch – mental hospital psychiatric nurse
  • President #33 Harry s Truman
  • Elvis & Kelly – Fanny’s abductors & Edie D.’s kidnappers
  • Betty Black – Downstairs neighbor to Connie & Fanny
  • Molly – family dog (Yellow Lab)
  • George Lewis – Lewis State Bank
  • Agatha & Angus Ambrose – clients of Attorney Moore defrauded out of money
  • Ross Malone – Deputy Attorney General (DOJ)
  • Gilbert Conroy – FBI Science/Technology – Ops Division
  • John Krass – Cub reporter for the Chicago Tribune
  • Polly Pabst – Proprietor of Blue Ribbon Diner, Eagle Wisconsin
  • Sarah Sauer – Head Librarian @ Oconomowoc Public Lbrary

 AGENT DANIEL’S ALIASES

  • Born: Jesse James – In Northfield, MN
  • Agent Daniels – CIA Agent investigating the organization Forever Mastadon
  • “Cephus”  – his alias as a “plant” inside FM
  • “The Rogue” – his CIA codename
  • Bernard Spencer – American electronic specialist / Vatican Communications Department

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  1. Wilfred – invented the Paddleboard
  2. Harold – owns White Castle stock
  3. Jimmy – from Berwyn – has many connections – plane got shot down in WWII
  4. Johnnie – son has polio
  5. Georgie – owns a place on S. Western Ave.
  6. Hilbert – crop-duster from Sandwich Illinois
  7. Rex – from Western Springs & horse-drawn carriage partner
  8. Elston – Concessionaire at Comisky Park

THE LIBBYITES

Willard Libby (makes sense)

Billy Graham (ditto)

Sister Mary Joseph (lucky charm)

Dr. Louis Steinberg (lucky doc)

Constance Caraway (fearless leader)

Fanny Renwick (right-hand gal)

Martin Kamen (faithful Libby friend)

Agent Daniels (man of many names)

Eddie Dombroski (taxi driver/storyteller)

Edie Dombroski (dedicated to Eddie)

Ajax Bannion (fearless flyer)

R Worth Moore (legal eagle)

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CONSTANCE CARAWAY ~ Forever Mastadon~

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CONSTANCE CARAWAY

~FOREVER MASTADON~

 

A private eye and her colleagues are blinded by science…and a greater power

 Historical Fiction from Gwendolyn Hoff

 

Creation vs. Evolution, Heaven & hell collide on Earth.

CONSTANCE CARAWAY ~FOREVER MASTADON~ 75,000 words that chronicle an early case taken on by CONSTANCE CARAWAY INVESTIGATION, a Tallahassee Florida based private detective agency, consisting of the title character and her partner Fanny Renwick.

Constance and Fanny are drawn to Chicago to investigate the disappearance of Willard Libby, a University of Chicago biochemist who has been working on a breakthrough project. They are hired by an associate of Libby, who does not trust his conventional local options.

Set in 1951 Chicago, Forever Mastadon (Mastodon is intentionally misspelled) is an organization that is bent on permanently quieting Libby, as it applies to radiocarbon dating. Bottom line: the devil himself is behind a conspiracy that includes textbook publishers, the United States Justice Department, a cult leader and a handful or two of 2-bit hoodlums.

As a result of good detective work and some dumb luck, the scientist is located………catatonic–at a mental hospital. But that is just the beginning; his mind will be fully restored, he is hidden away and his death wrongly reported,  all the while the antagonists behind his abduction are about to be found out.

It is not long before a supporting cast comes together to combat the unknown forces behind the “Great Deception”, the lie being that carbon dating has identified life on Earth as 100 of millions of years old. A Chicago taxi driver, a pilot friend of Constance, a Tallahassee lawyer and a CIA rogue, unite to see that Willard Libby’s truths see the spotlight of day.

While God has his angels, the Libbyites (13 people who are his advocates) get help from a young Southern preacher named Billy Graham, who incorporates the science supporting Creationism into his Crusades and finally a Revival Meeting for the ages, a finale that will either make you sit up in your chair or stand up and cheer.

I have branded my own style of Historical Fiction, which I first brought to the world with my book, THE LIFE AND TIMES OF A BLACK SOUTHERN DOCTOR (1896-1959),(ISBN13 978-1-4691-9018). Constance Caraway and her friends give me the wings to bring history to life, with this riveting story and others to follow.

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Dear Readers

“This is the query (summary) that is sent out to literary agents or publishers. It’s a teaser, intended to entice them to read the rest of the book and consider it for publication.

I hope that you will follow along from the start, just like many of you did for THE RETURN TRIP, which I am currently writing the sequel to (THE ERIDANIAN SOLUTION).

“iI am perfecting this method of sharing a book and will be shadowing these posts at BlogUrBook.comAs with THE RETURN TRIP, there will be a character list as well as an episode catalog, so that the book can either be reviewed or picked up in the middle when folks around the World stumble onto it.”

Read and enjoy,

Gwenny

Synopsis/Query for

CONSTANCE CARAWAY

~FOREVER MASTADON~