ABOUT THIS BOOK Mystery of the Old Skull is the first in a series to be known as a R.E.A.L. Book. R.E.A.L. Books give readers an opportunity to Read and Enjoy the story while learning valuable information at the same time. Mystery of the Old Skull, is written with a nod to the old Nancy Drew / Hardy Boys books. Embedded within the text are words appearing in bold print. These highlighted words refer to topics that are explained in depth by Christopher Jordan, M.D. at the end of the book in the section titled, “Dr. Jordan’s Science Notes.” Dr. Jordan’s explanations not only make the story more realistic, but also gives the reader solid information and skills to use in their own real life experiences.
About the Author
ABOUT THE AUTHORS Marilyn Ratzlaff Marilyn is a professional writer with over 18 years’ experience in the publishing industry. She and her associates provided all of the pre-press services for over 95 books published by a small publishing company in Florida. These services included writing, editing, typesetting, and cover and interior book design. Marilyn holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Radio/TV from Oklahoma State University and a Master of Arts degree in English with emphasis in Creative Writing from the University of Central Oklahoma. Christopher Jordan, MD Dr. Christopher Jordan is an orthopedic surgeon in Midwest City, Oklahoma and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Bone and Joint Hospital and Midwest Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and has been in practice for 42 years. He is one of 33 doctors at Bone and Joint Hospital and one of 7 at Midwest Regional Medical Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.