SHELL SCOTT, the shamus who has Sherlock whirling in his grave...the wacky knight-errant of gorgeous gals who leaves a trail of beautiful bodies behind him (not all of em dead)...the private eye who's every killer's public enemy. This is the first book in this action-packed mystery series. The Case of the Vanishing Beauty began when one beauty vanished from sight and another died in a hail of bullets. Next on the murder list was lovely Lina...Lina who was hotter than ..
At the tender age of four, Irene Kendee was orphaned on the high seas when her parents drowned during a voyage to England. Raised by a foster parent, she never new she was the rightful heir to a large estate in Port Townsend, Washington where she was born. Now at the age of nineteen, beautiful, young Irene finds that a strange girl is passing herself off as the heiress of the old castle and a successful business to which Irene is entitled. Irene becomes the unhappy victim of ..
"That's me, Arrow Investigations. I wanted to change the name to Cat's Paw, Inc., but my sister said no one would get it. It's from an old fable about a cat sleeping by a fire where a monkey was roasting some chestnuts. When the nuts were done, the monkey used the cat's paw to pull them out of the fire so he wouldn't burn his own fingers. People hire me, Zack Smith, to pull their chestnuts out of the fire. This time I have to track down a fourteen-yea..
In the Atlantic Ocean, hurricane Helena is gathering strength, becoming the most powerful storm in recorded history. As Helena bears down on Bermuda, Donovan Nash, along with other members of the scientific research organization Eco-Watch, are called to fly in and extract key government people who have been studying Helena. For Donovan Nash, the routine mission turns deadly when an attempt is made on the life of the lead scientist.
A woman from the past, Dr. Lauren ..
Nashville has an abundance of two things, churches and strip joints, and it is the sweaty, sordid interior of one of the latter that private investigator Harry James Denton ends up in when he takes on the job of finding missing teenager Stacey Jameson. The Club Exotique certainly seems to be the right place to look, since Stacey’s lowlife boyfriend, known as Red Dog, works there, as does a particularly helpful stripper called Ginger. Harry’s girlfriend, Dr. Marsha..
All ex-truckstop waitress/new heiress Lizbet really wanted was a swimming pool. What she got was a skeleton, suspicious cops...and Charlie. While digging the hole for the pool, workmen discover a human skeleton. Suddenly Lizbet's backyard becomes the focus of the cops, the FBI, and the media. And if that isn't enough, thirty minutes later, Charlie, the skeleton's owner, shows up in ghost form dressed as a sexy, young hippie type, and asks Lizbet to help him find o..
Charlie's back! Lizbet Lange, who'd forgotten all about him, is abruptly reminded of their past escapade with Charlie's bones when Charlie appears in Lizbet's bedroom at an inappropriate moment. Charlie explains to Lizbet that he needs her help in exposing ten-year-old Rachel Wright's killer back in 1973. Abducted on Halloween, the little girl's body was discovered three days later, but the murderer was never found. It's Halloween again...and..
“Chasin’ the Wind” nails the colorful and often violent action in both Key West, Florida, and Havana, Cuba. It navigates corruption and small town politics in the southernmost city of the United States. It bumps into a scheme to topple Cuba's communist government and throws Cuban exiles and military deserters, neurotic federal agents, plus a few unique Key Westers into a brew that promises international repercussions." When officials sworn to uphold..
Dagger comes face-to-face with his past in the form of an intruder who first wants to hire him, then tries to kill him. What triggered this response? The answer lies in a series of numbers which triggers Dagger's memory and leads him to a remote city, one mile below the surface, technologically advanced yet abandoned… or is it?
With his new position as Albuquerque Gazette sports editor, Drew Gavin hopes life will slow down. Then a late night phone call brings Drew to the side of his reporter and friend, Curtis White, who has awoken in a strange bed beside a beautiful cheerleader. The problem is the cheerleader is dead, and a pompom blossoms from her mouth like some deadly flower. Curtis can't remember a thing about the night before, but swears he is innocent. Drew begins his investigation checki..
Kal Hakala is the Bureau of Supernatural Investigation’s best agent, but even he needs a break after his last case, which brought him a hair’s breadth from death and killed the fiancée of his best friend, a Mescalero Apache agent named Canton Asate. Kal’s temporary desk-job is nothing less than leadership of the entire BSI. Now it is on his head to assemble teams of agents to fight the latest Supernatural incursions and man up if they fail. Windigo sp..
Pipeline Security Guard, Dan Webster, and a pump station technician, Gwen Stevens, discover a hidden nuclear device inside an ultrasonic pipeline inspection "pig," and are convinced it is part of a sinister conspiracy. During their investigation they uncover a multinational plot among influential oil and shipping leaders planning on disrupting the flow of Alaskan oil in the pipeline to drive the price of oil skyward. The fate of the Alaska pipeline, pristine Prince ..
Crippled by a high-altitude collision with another airplane, Wayfarer 880, half the roof ripped away, flies on in the evening sky. Seated in the back, amid dead and dying passengers, pilot Donovan Nash fights decompression and oxygen deprivation to make it to the shattered cockpit. With help from a woman from his carefully concealed past, and a handful of survivors, Donovan must try to fly the heavily damaged plane with no electrical power or functioning instruments…
NYPD Detective Sergeant Dennis McQueen has his hands full with a very bizarre case. A series of dead bodies have been found, all frozen—killed by various methods, but disposed of in the same manner. Just a coincidence, or is there a serial killer at work?
Things heat up when McQueen is sent to investigate a body found in the rubble of a fire and meets FDNY Fire Marshal Mason Willis. Willis is investigating it as an arson, but the medical examiner’s r..