J. Harrison Bing after receiving no word from his daughter in nearly a year, went to her home in L.A. only to find she had sold the home and left without a trace. He hired a Los Angeles P. I. named William Carter to track her down and after calling from Vegas, he also disappeared. Now it is Shell Scott's turn. Assuming a simple case of finding a missing person, Shell finds out the hard way that he has bitten into an elephant. When the hoods close in and the bullets start ..
It’s not just the winter murder of a young woman that has Jake Hines concerned. When the body is found at the river near a highway overpass, Jake’s girlfriend Trudy is supposed to be there as a crime scene expert from the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. Trudy is missing, the BCA is understaffed, the Rutherford Police Department needs more officers, and the snowstorm is covering up the body and evidence. There’s no snow in the victim’s vehicle though, ..
One the eve of the Shah of Iran’s exile, Siamak and Gazaleh, two young offspring of prominent Iranian families, are joined by marriage. One of their guests is Phillipe, a Frenchman whose parents own a business in Tehran. After the wedding, Phillipe invites his two friends, Rezah and Ashin to Ramsar on the Caspian where his family owns a seaside villa. There, Phillipe receives a disturbing call from his mother. She tells him her anxiety about the sudden and alarming turn..
Aaron Tucker isn't a detective. So he's baffled when the richest guy in his New Jersey town insists that Aaron, and Aaron alone, investigate the disappearance of his wife, who has inexplicably vanished from their home in the middle of the night. Funny, down-to-earth, lovable, and resourceful, Aaron Tucker, family man and freelance writer, reluctantly says yes, and continuously wishes he hadn't.
Smart and sassy bookkeeper China Bohannon is a modern 1890s career woman who'd rather sleuth than type. China is in charge of the Doyle & Howe Detective Agency office on the day a fourteen-year-old girl shows up seeking the detectives' help in a case of what she's calling murder. Neva Sue O'Dells jockey brother has been killed during a race, the horse he was riding ̶ the dead-on Derby favorite ̶ lamed. Neva claims her mother and grandfather are involved, h..
Reverend Alvin Flatt has something that New Orleans' most notorious mobster wants, but he's not about to give it up without the fight of his life. In the good pastor's mind there is no room for compromise or negotiation: he knows what God has told him, and with private investigators Dani Ross and Ben Savage helping him, he is sure God's plan will prevail.
The mob boss, though, is used to getting his way. And he's used to doing whatever it takes to get i..
Months after Jeff's beloved Chevy woodie is wrecked, it's finally restored. But when he and Greer go to pick it up at the shop, they discover the asphyxiated bodies of four men. What first appears to be an accident is soon ruled a homicide. An envelope, found inside one of the woodie's doors during the restoration, connects the Talbot family to the murder--and leads Jeff to Los Angeles in search of a mysterious woman who may hold the key.
The Gun Also Rises is a prequel to the Aaron Tucker mysteries. It's about a freelance reporter and work-at-home dad who, in this story, is simultaneously investigating the death of a minor league baseball player who seemingly suffocated at the bottom of a dogpile while celebrating a playoff win, and the case that concerns Aaron more personally, the allegation that his kindergarten-age son Ethan violated school rules by bringing a water pistol to class.
A series of gruesome murders leads an Indianapolis cop and a university professor to the doorstep of Cedar Point P.I., Chase Dagger. They have a theory behind the killings. Sergeant Marty Flynn has been tracking the suspect since March 13, 1998. Professor William Sherlock has been researching the killer's family for far longer. They believe the killings only occur prior to and during a full moon when it falls on a Friday the 13th. The professor believes the evil is passed..
Charlie is invited to a plush Santa Fe spa, a week-long spiritual/nutrition retreat with her friend Dr. Linda Casper. The massages and spa treatments sound great, until she realizes that there is something darker going on at the mountain resort. Meanwhile, Drake has his own set of concerns. He's been asked to testify as an expert witness in a helicopter crash case and it's causing him more anxiety than any feat of flying ever did. It seems that they are each on their ..
Smooth-talking Sean Hannity has put his golden tongue to work as a con man par excellence. Other men might be content to go for the easy marks, but Hannity is an artist who considers the entire world his stage. He skates through adventures with very little harm done to his person; his Gaelic charm and quick wits always carry the day. But as he watches a roach crawl its way across his filthy Baghdad cell, he considers that perhaps this time he may have miscalculated. And it wa..
Three bodies, three different towns. Each victim was a sorority girl—pretty, privileged, and brutally murdered. There are no fingerprints, no clues. He is scrupulously careful, craving those exquisite seconds when the light fades from his victim's eyes. But the rush never lasts, and the killing won't stop. Not until one special woman has been made to suffer.
Posadas County, New Mexico, is home to aging Undersheriff, William C. Gastner, pushing sixty, and the considerable girth of his uniform belt. He has no other life than law enforcement with retirement looming inevitably near. Gastner’s routine is shattered by a tragic accident claiming the lives of several teenagers. The ensuing investigation launches an even bigger controversy with the discovery of a large stash of cocaine. The Sheriff’s Department and Gastner mus..
How far would you go to retrieve a quarter-million dollars? Investigative journalists Paige and Max Alper drop everything, leave their jobs behind, and hopscotch from San Francisco to San Diego to New York to Hong Kong to take up the paper chase. Along the way they are pursued, trapped, stripped naked, kidnapped, and set afire, but they end up with a lot more than the $250,000. It all starts when Paige rejects an heir-tracer’s proposal to split 50-50 the inheritance fro..