After avenging himself on the mythical monster that killed his sister, Kal Hakela is back at the Bureau of Supernatural Investigation. But, with only a few months left on his contract, he’s tempted to retire along with his new love, former MI-7 agent Jeanie. When a friend and former BSI agent in San Francisco kills himself, he leaves Kal a clue, one he cannot ignore. The city is full of bad memories for Kal. In his last mission there, he killed a deranged serial rapist ..
The dentist was sitting bolt upright, mouth opened wide. Stone-cold dead. There was no lack of suspects - the brutalized wife, the pretty sexually abused dental assistant, an ex-con who was a very intimate friend of the widow. Homicide detective J.P. Beaumont knew he was closing in on his prey. But when a new piece of evidence surfaced, detective Beaumont discovered the true meaning of evil - and decided that justice would best be served if the killer went free.
Five people, two plans, but only one bank. Fate drops an ex-con into a dusty western burg where he meets a conniving bank teller plotting to relieve her business of assets. Whoa, not so fast! A brace of discarded, but dangerous, renegade agents have also blown into Fallout. Problem is, the quirky drifters are on point for a different prize. In Full Cry takes place in a world where odd characters always work an angle and the dishonest usually carry a badge. So buckle up and ri..
Homicide detective J.P. Beaumont met the blonde on the beach. She was screaming. A dead man lay at her feet. It didn't take Beaumont long to find out the man was murdered. Both the lady and the corpse were members of the State Parole Board. The killer could be seeking personal justice for one of the Parole Board's fatal mistakes. The case was turning into a deadly mixture of politics and passion, a nightmare - one where an experienced cop might not be able to stop a k..
How do you live without someone who’s been part of your life for twenty years? Jack Holm begins to find out when his wife doesn’t return to their suburban Seattle home after shopping one day. Her absence is not unusual given her flight attendant’s job, and it’s a respite from recent marital discord, so Jack feels relief not worry. But when a day goes by with no word, then another, Jack, his teenage daughter and ten-year-old son do worry. After three da..
Charlie has reluctantly returned to her childhood home of Boulder, Colorado to be with her mother who just had major surgery. Boulder evokes decidedly mixed feelings in Charlie. She left after her daughter Libby was conceived 16 years ago, and hasn't returned until now. There's plenty to keep her emotions occupied, though, since her mother seems to be suspected of doing away with one of her neighbors. Charlie has lots to ponder, including: What happened to her mother&..
Hetta Coffey, has a penchant for trouble, and a yacht, this time she is steering us into hot Mexican waters. Miffed that vacation plans with her chronically absent boyfriend Jenks Jenkins have gone awry, she accepts a job in Baja. So what if she and her friend Jan are spectacularly unqualified to take her yacht on a thousand mile cruise in the eastern Pacific Ocean in the middle of hurricane season? Hiring a handsome, if somewhat fishy captain for the trip might keep them off..
Hetta Coffey is a woman with a yacht and she's not afraid to use it, she is determined to solidify her relationship with her long-distance boyfriend, Jenks Jenkins. What better place for a romantic interlude than aboard a yacht in Mexico's hauntingly beautiful and solitary Sea of Cortez? But where Hetta goes, trouble follows, and chaos is sure to ensue. After a run-in with a couple of sea serpents that threaten to rock the boat, she nevertheless decides to take on a p..
Hetta Coffey is a globe-trotting civil engineer with attitude who is working on coming of age, a little late. Pushing forty and still single, Hetta is the epitome of the (B) word: bold, bossy, brassy, breezy and brash. After leaving a lifelong swath of failed multi-national affairs in her jet stream, it is no wonder Hetta prefers living with her dog R.J. But old habits die hard, and trolling for triceps is Hetta's hobby. Plying the waterfront in search of Saturday brunch,..
Hetta Coffey is a self-employed engineering consultant with a penchant of oddball (read: shady) projects, she has a way of attracting trouble. With her floating home dry docked for repairs in Mexico, Hetta needs a place to live and a job to pay for boat repairs. Landing a project at a mining operation not far from her boat, Hetta finds herself on the tumultuous Arizona/Mexico border, where all hell is breaking loose even before she gets there.
Psychopaths are numerous in our world and once in a long while one stands out above all others. Andrew Corbett, an American businessman, was just such a man, a killer. Freddie was a decent hard-working guy, a bush pilot trying to give his family a little dignity and it cost him his life. When his friends tried to find him in the Canadian Wilderness six more men died before they found "Justice for Freddie." This story is loosely based on a series of true incide..
Recovering from last year's Las Vegas trip-from-hell, Long Beach literary agent Charlie Greene is looking forward to spending this year's vacation at home. No manuscript reading, no needy clients, no killer commute for a whole week - just some good, old-fashioned rest and relaxation. But before Charlie's peaceful vacation even starts, her daughter's rambunctious cat, Tuxedo, causes her to stumble across the body of neighbor Jeremy Fielder, murdered in the fron..
Spunky young grandma Cealie Gunther tries to avoid her hunky sometimes-ex lover Gil Thurman so she can rediscover herself. She also wants to avoid relatives so she won't become dependent on them. But a cousin who antagonized her in childhood pleads for Cealie to come to Gatlinburg, TN, needing Cealie's help or she'll face dire consequences. And Gil couldn't be opening another of his Cajun Delights restaurants there—could he? Torn between flying off for h..
Killer In Pair-A-Dice is the story of a serial rapist and murderer operating in the Las Vegas Valley. Not far from the glitter of this world famous adult playground, the killer claims his victims. Driven by a deep hatred for women, he begins his reign of terror by seeking out those who remind him of someone from his past. Someone who caused him great pain. As the body count rises, the national news media pick up on the story. Pressure for a speedy apprehension is brought to b..