MURDER ON THE ROCKS takes place on Mackinac Island, Michigan during the summer tourist season. Will a murder destroy the livelihood of the merchants who depend on vacationing summer tourists? Will Detective Phil Sams of the Michigan State Patrol solve the case in time? How many suspects will be questioned before Sams, with some help from his girl friend Eileen Baker, finally reveals the killer? Barbara Studebaker Arld is a retired Language Arts teacher living in En, Ohio with her husband of 51 years and two very spoiled cats. She has grown children and grandchildren. She has a Master of Science Degree in Education from the University of Dayton. Now retired from teaching, she has time to pursue the many activities she had time for earlier. She enjoys volunteering, painting, traveling and writing. She is an active docent for tours at the 1854 Hertzler House, the 1908 Frank Lloyd Wright Westcott House, and the Cox Arboretum. She has composed many poems and written scripts for various performance events. She has written three fictional biographies, a romantic trilogy, and a murder mystery. Murder on the Rocks is her second murder mystery based on one of her favorite places -Mackinac Island.