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farmhouse cover  woman fieldHABIT (Book One of the Titan Trilogy)

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Who killed Rebecca Heilshorn? Rookie detective Brendan Healy is on his first murder case. A young woman in a remote farmhouse has called 911 on an intruder and is killed. The clue path leads Healy to several suspects, but when the victim’s brother opens fire on the cops, the department is ready to close the case. Healy persists with his own investigation, leading him into the world of human trafficking where an escort service is used by government officials. Healy tracks a potential killer, who is holding a child hostage. But the case is not yet closed, and another killer must be brought to justice.

This book hooked me from the very beginning. Right up there with Patterson. The story was well written and built to a shattering climax.” – Amazon review


SURVIVORS (Book Two of the Titan Trilogy)

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A gripping mystery novel that will have you reading all night  The Rebecca Heilshorn case has drawn the attention of the Justice Department. Agent Jennifer Aiken is going after XList, the escort service implicated in Rebecca’s murder. Meanwhile, Healy learns about the death of an old friend and comes out of hiding to privately investigate. His friend’s death was not accidental, but connected to the same black market – XList. Jennifer Aiken is close to identifying the main force behind XList when she is kidnapped. Tortured and interrogated by ruthless operatives, Jennifer’s only hope is that Brendan will get to her in time.

Fast-paced and well written, with good characters…A reflection of what is happening in the US today.”
– Amazon review


cover DAYBREAK NEWDAYBREAK (Book Three of the Titan Trilogy)

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The stunning conclusion to the Titan trilogy       Months after her vicious abduction, Special Prosecutor Jennifer Aiken is enlisted to serve in an FBI sting; to go after a hacker group called Nonsystem. Helping her is Brendan Healy, who fights for his life in Rikers Island while awaiting trial for the murder of Alexander Heilshorn, the powerful leader in a multinational organization known as Titan.

Once Brendan has extricated himself from Rikers through a dramatic turning of the tables, he hunts for Leah Heilshorn, the daughter of Rebecca, the murdered escort from HABIT. Meanwhile, Jennifer must navigate a complex underworld to meet Nonsystem and find the truth behind Titan and its real relationship to the country.

An edge-of-your-seat end to a terrific trilogy. The journey is so convincing, exciting, and gripping that it may just change the way you see the world.”                 – Ann Abrams, author of Mobius


GONE coverGONE (North Country Crime Series #3)

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An empty house on the edge of a small town . . . a teddy bear abandoned  . . . the TV left on and all the computer equipment is missing . . .  Detective Rondeau is new to the Stock County Sheriff’s Department. A veteran cop from Washington D.C., he moved to Upstate New York to start over.

Now a family is missing. They have two small children. When Detective Rondeau views one of their home videos, he sees someone in the shadows, watching the family.

Rondeau’s brother-in-law, Millard, is full of wild conspiracy theories. Could he be right this time? Or, is Rondeau’s past as a cop in D.C. catching up with him? What about a local man suspected of mob dealings? Or the violent Rafferty brothers? With dangers in every direction, Rondeau struggles to keep his sanity and find the missing family before it’s too late.

A hardcore crime thriller that digs deep…” – Goodreads review


Dark kills grayDARK KILLS (North Country Crime Series #2)

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Who is murdering female college students and can they be stopped?
The only link between the victims is their participation in an unusual psychology experiment. Leading the investigation is Detective Dana Gates. She has a past no one talks about and a husband and daughters she hardly ever sees. She’s a dedicated, by-the-book investigator. And now a serial killer is ripping through the local college campus, and everything she knows is going to change.

Robert Hamill, her police partner, is a wild card. Unmarried, no kids, Hamill is Dana’s polar opposite. But as the case progresses their differing methods threaten to tear them apart. Hamill breaks with procedure to uncover a list naming potential victims, but the two detectives must work together to stop any more girls from turning up dead.

Fast and furious.” – Linda Strong


dark web crackDARK WEB (North Country Crime Series #1)

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Who killed a teenager and left the body in the snow?
Mike and Callie Simpkins moved north to restart their lives and get their finances back on track. But their son Braxton withdraws into a dark online world. When he decides to meet some of the players in the real world, tragedy strikes, and the family is torn apart.

Detective John Swift must untangle a web of virtual and real crimes in order to solve this complex mystery. And as the family copes with unimaginable grief, even Braxton’s stepfather Mike comes under suspicion.

I was grabbed from the start and read it in two days. An absolute masterpiece.” – Amazon review




High Water Deluxe Edition CoverHIGHWATER (Stand-alone supernatural thriller)

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A supernatural mystery that you won’t be able to put down
Detective Tom Milliner is racing against time to save the life of a unique little boy. He needs a blood transfusion and only one person matches. But first Milliner must solve the mystery at the Kingston house, where Liz Goldfine may have committed a heinous crime, and the dark depths of the lake harbor teenage secrets and perhaps something even stranger.

Groups of unearthly young men are gathering on the roads, the old house holds many mysteries, and the waters are rising fast. What force lurks deep in the lake and can anyone stop it?

It’s like moving through a dream. Brilliant.” – Amazon review


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