Streetwise sleight of hand expert Drake Everett is hired to be a crooked dealer in a high stakes Hollywood poker game. As the game evolves into a bartering ground for the rich and famous, Drake secretly takes control of the entertainment industry by manipulating career deals at the poker table. But when he is framed for a tabloid murder, Drake discovers that he is merely an extra in the big picture. The Dealer twists and turns its way through the greed and temptation of the u..
Ardis Cole is summoned to Russia to help Grant Merlin’s friend, Nikolai, locate a priceless marble statue called Neva. The life-sized sculpture vanished seven years ago along with the artist, Nikolai’s uncle Treve Savik. Most people believe Treve destroyed his masterpiece then committed suicide after being jilted by the statue’s beautiful model, Varina Morinsky. On the way to the Savik mansion Ardis is nearly pushed to her death in the Moscow subway. Once in..
As a teenager and young adult, Jen Connor has withstood violent rape, a near-fatal illness, the loss of a husband, and the smashing of all her dreams. But that was only the beginning. Now, at thirty, she faces a new set of challenges. As she returns to Los Angeles, the site of many of her nightmarish experiences, from her new home in Seattle, she knows what awaits her: powerful, vindictive former in-laws who are determined to reclaim Jen's son at all costs. But what she d..
Omar Ash Raff is a man of honor. He lives in Sierra Leone, A country rife with diamond smugglers. Omar knows what those scintillating gems can do to a man. He's chased that dream all his life and on Christmas Eve decides to lay dynamite inside Okra Hill. It s the most valuable piece of diamond-rich, real-estate the country possesses. Omar intends to safeguard it from being pillaged by rebels, diamond conglomerates and the corrupt government that will sell it to the highes..
The Wind River Reservation has agreed to use their land for a nuclear waste storage site, in return for new jobs and millions in revenue. But Vicky Holden knows the Araphoe tribe will be swindled. Someone wants to keep Vicky quiet, and anyone else who stands in their way. After one man is murdered, and two attempts are made on Vicky's life, she knows she is involved in a crime much bigger than she imagined. Vicky looks to her only true ally: Father John O'Malley. Toge..
The twelfth title in the series finds the Wind River Reservation without another one of its sacred petroglyphs. The Red Cliff canyon has been home to these sacred petroglyphs, and their accompanying sacred spirits, for a few thousand years. Seven years ago, however, one was pried out of the canyon and stolen. Travis Birdsong sits in prison for killing his partner in the crime. Yet, he has always maintained his innocence in the death and has never been tried for stealing the p..
When respected Arapaho tribal chairman Harvey Castle is found murdered on Wyoming's Wind River Reservation all evidence points to his nephew as the killer. Recovering alcoholic Father John O'Malley, exiled to an Indian mission, and tribal attorney Vicky Holden believe in the nephew's innocence and set out to prove it. The trail they follow leads into Arapaho homes and community centers and the fraud infested world of Indian oil and land deals. Eventually it leads ..
The theater is Jonathan Ainsley's life. Yet if this latest play isn't a smash, it may be his final production--a finale someone wants very much to see. But Jonathan won't be deterred by threats: The show simply must go on! A fan of Jonathan's since his award-winning performance, Dani Ross is shocked when he enters her office and overwhelmed when she hears his request.
But not until she arrives in New York does Dani realize how difficult this latest case wil..
A descendant of Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse believes the five traits of the true warrior--passion, courage, heart, mind and body--are in himself. He feels called to exact long overdue vengeance against the white oppressors as part of the Creator’s Grand Plan. While thousands of Native Americans gather in Washington D.C. the pinto riding Avenger brutally impales the Secretary of The Interior with a Sioux lance. The U. S. President Elizabeth Chamberlain calls upon ..
When John Chamberlain, husband of Presidential-front-runner Senator Elizabeth Chamberlain, is found dead in the couple’s Watergate apartment, official Washington pegs it as a suicide by a desperate, recovering drug addict. But when John Chamberlain’s best friend follows him in death in a mysterious accident, and an assassin’s bullet kills Senator Chamberlain’s chief aid, both the media and law enforcement officials sense the making of a sensational cov..
Undersheriff Estelle Reyes-Guzman is always busy, but more so now than ever. The sheriff is still not completely recovered from his stay in the hospital, and she is recovering from a hospital stay herself. After a long day at work, Estelle is happy to clear off her desk and drive home, where her beloved family waits. She hears her cell phone ringing as she pulls into the driveway. A truck has gone off the road and the driver's body found near the wreck. Back on the job, E..
Louise Eldridge is taking her popular television show, GARDENING WITH NATURE, on location to film a garden tour at the historic Litchfield Falls Inn. It’s a weekend in the country that promises rest, relaxation, and some of New England’s most beautiful gardens. But the grapevine whispers of warring lovers, botanical scams, academic scandal, and family finagling. The tension is so thick you can hardly cut it with a scythe. And then the uneasy group of assembled gue..
Father John O'Malley discovers a corpse lying in a ditch beside the highway, but when he returns with the police, it is gone. The Arapahos of the Wind River Reservation speak of ghost walkers - tormented souls caught between the earth and the spirit world, who are capable of anything. Then within days, a young man disappears from the reservation without a trace. A young woman is found brutally murdered. As Father John and Arapaho lawyer Vicky Holden investigate these crim..
The skeleton of a young woman is discovered in a dry gully on the Wind River Reservation. Remnants of a long, black braid are mixed with the bones. There is a bullet hole in the skull. Forensics determine the woman was shot-to-death in 1973.
1973, the year of AIM. The American Indian Movement had occupied the town of Wounded Knee on the Pine Ridge Reservation. Afterward, Indians under federal indictment had gone into hiding on other reservations, including Wind River. A ye..