Publication Order of Aaron Tucker Mysteries Books
|For Whom the Minivan Rolls||(2002)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|A Farewell to Legs||(2003)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|As Dog Is My Witness||(2005)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|The Gun Also Rises||(2011)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
Publication Order of Double Feature Mysteries Books
|Some Like It Hot-buttered||(2007)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|It Happened One Knife||(2008)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|A Night at the Operation||(2009)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
Publication Order of Non Fiction Books
|The Asperger Parent||(2002)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
|Guns A' Blazing||(2006)||Hardcover Paperback Kindle|
The author of the Double Feature and Aaron Tucker Mystery, Jeffrey Cohen is an established name in the field of writing. The author has been writing books in different genres and social issues and one of his books “The Asperger Parent”, received a lot of critical acclaim and was met with positive reviews.
The author who is known for his humorous writing style was born in Newark and grew up as a normal individual. Cohen attended Rutgers College in New Jersey and worked as a Municipal reporter for approximately six months. The author has been working as a freelance reporter and writer for various publications and magazines. New York Times, USA weekend and the Newark Star Ledger are some popular publications with whom the author is associated.
Some of the best work by the author and a brief description about his writings –
The Asperger Parent: How to Raise a Child with Asperger Syndrome and Maintain Your Sense of Humor – In this honest and riveting non-fiction, the author has taken a refreshingly bold and humorous outlook on the condition of Aspergers Syndrome. The book is based on the author’s experience of raising his 11 year old son who was diagnosed with the condition of AS at the age of five. The book is quite interesting and the author has mentioned his experiences on how one can look after their AS kid and still remain sane and without losing their sense of humor.
The author has poured his heart out in this book and offers his insights about the syndrome and how one can look after their kid without being emotional and dry. The author is light hearted experience of the author with his son and the Aspergers Syndrome and is sort of a real treat for parents. Honest and gripping, the book covers all the aspects of emotional behavior that a parent of AS kid faces and it surely is heart wrenching account of events.
The author reiterates that the book is not about how to help your child who is facing Aspergers rather it deals as how you can enjoy the process. Instead about focusing on the AS kid, the author in the book highlights the plight of parent who often is blamed by the society for the sorry state of their kid. In the book Jeff recounts many such experiences where his child behaved abnormally in the public and people held his responsible for such behavior. The author recounts his experiences of shame and guild that he was subjected to due to immature behavior of people.
With one of the chapters in the book titled as “Other Parents Think I’m a Monster” the author tells his first hand experience about other’s parent attitude towards him. The author says that people always held him responsible for the unruly behavior of his kid in the public. He further points that he went through a situation that only parents of an AS kid could understand or comprehend with.
One more chapter with the book titled as,” Remember the Person You are Married to “stresses on the fact that parents should not blame each other for the state of the child. He puts focus on the fact that mutual understanding between husband and wife is necessary and parents along with the kid should also focus on ways to keep the romance alive. This helps both the parents stay happier and they get more strength to tackle the situation.
The book in itself is a treat for parents especially for newly diagnosed kids. Full of honesty and emotions, the book covers every aspect or emotion that a parent faces. With all its fears, joys, worries, sadness, laughter and anxiety that book makes you experience it certainly offers you a rich experience and suggests that there is always a light at the end of the tunnel.
A farewell to legs (Aaron Tucker Mystery 2)
– One of the funniest of all Aaron Tucker Mystery, this one is quirky, full of surprises and downright the funny. The self acclaimed Detective is reuniting with fellow classmates of high school. The reunion also has in attendance his onetime crush Stephanie who can still make men go week on their knees. As the party is taking place, Stephanie gets a call that her husband has been murdered in the apartment of one of his present Mistress’s apartment.
The incident comes as a shocker to Stephanie and she approaches Aaron to investigate the case. She even promises a deal for the freelance Writer with a high profile magazine to coerce him. Torn between to do or not to do the he is quite unsure and has hardly any clue about what the case is and where tro start from?
Meanwhile the story unfolds and Tucker is approached by the Principal of the school of his kids to solve a stink bomb mystery. At the same time, the Tucker family is also experiencing a sort of joy with the ownership of a new and beautiful pet. The freelance writer cum detective has his plate full with surprises and it is going to be a difficult challenge for him to juggle all the mysteries and normal life together.
The plot of the book is quite intriguing as well and is full of surprises and funny puns. However the plot starts slowly but picks itself quite brilliantly along the story. The book along with the mysteries and investigations also highlights the chemistry between Tucker and his wife Abby. The story goes along smoothly till one day when former boss of Tucker’s wife starts stalking her. The writer cum detective is now tasked with another detective assignment and what follows ahead makes you quite glued to the book.
The book is an account of various detective assignments that Tucker is tasked with and the Tucker family love and laughter. Endearing and captivating, the story book is surely a must read and can make may tickle your funny bone. The characters are quite interesting and give you a funny account of them and you surely would like to spend more time with them.Book Series In Order » Authors » Jeffery Cohen