Local Historian Enters the World of Fiction
By Barbara A. Preston | May 25, 2023
Many locals will know David Cochran for his history blog “Blawenburg Tales.” Others will remember him as an upbeat, innovative educator who worked in the Montgomery Township School District as a high school vice principal, teacher, and in other roles.
At age 79, Cochran has produced and published his first work of fiction in the comedy murder-mystery genre. It’s titled “Where Are They? The Missing Men from Marlowe Mansion.”
"Love the main characters and their interactions. Intriguing story. "Where Are They?" is a great mystery that
keeps you wanting to read more."
- Marian C.
WHERE ARE THEY?
By David Cochran
Where Are They? is a comedy mystery about a retired detective who couldn't solve a cold case for over 20 years. He partners with a former delinquent to try solve it so they can split the big reward. Along the way they encounter many twists and turns.
Do they find the missing men dead or alive? They don't and you won't know what really happens until the end!
Ebook, paperback and hardback versions are available on Amazon and other book vendors.
Read a longer excerpt, book description, and reviews here.
"Oh my, I'm sorry the book ended, I fell in love with your characters! I can see you going up Hollow Road to the "mountain" and finding the graves somewhere in the
- John S.
TALES OF BLAWENBURG
"David Cochran's excellent blog seeks to paint a picture of the historic village, its people, and its surroundings by way of small vignettes."
- National Blue Family Association