Walter F. Kern worked thirty-five years in telephone research after receiving a master's degree in electrical engineering. He then switched careers several times, eventually becoming an author of articles, features, and books-mostly about motorcycles and motorcycling.
I grew up in Normal, Illinois, but had lived in New Jersey for more than thirty years when my father died at the age of eighty-four. I was fifty-four at the time and soon learned that family secrets had been kept from me. Strange deaths, tragedies, indisc...[SEE MORE]