Also entering his world is the most beautiful person he has ever seen. Tommy can't stop staring. This story begins with the sudden and unexplained death of the state's U. S. Senator. Tommy jacks and his fellow journalists don't believe the police chief's story blaming it on natural causes. It has the smell of a crime.
Murder So Strange Muckraker Mysteries Book 2 #ad - Many strange things are happening in the city. New crime bosses seem to be causing lots of mayhem. Tommy has a lot to write about in his "My View" political column, including some not so subtle references to the police chief. Lurking in the shadows is the powerful and corrupt chief, even if he is very young, who seems to think it might be best if Mister Jacks, was dead.
Murder So Wrong Muckraker Mysteries Book 1PurpleSage Books, LLC #ad - Follow tommy jacks, a recent journalism grad, as he becomes involved in his first newspaper job in middle America during the tumultuous 1960s. Within days of tommy being on the job, a reporter from the competing newspaper is found dead at the state capitol. Tommy's beat is politics but he cannot ignore the murder of a fellow reporter right under his nose.
His quest begins. Tommy's dad had been a leader in politics until he was framed and went to prison. The connection with his dad had led him to the OK Journal, a fledgling newspaper competing with a well-established media giant. It was the owner of that powerful newspaper who had his dad framed and tossed into prison.
Murder So Wrong Muckraker Mysteries Book 1 #ad - As the story develops we are introduced to an amazing cast of characters: ray jacks, Joe Louongo, father and son, Attorney and oddball--and many more; including Judy Jackson, who run the entire state, mentor and tormentor; the Gilmores, Taylor Albright, Tommy's dad, Tommy's soon to be girlfriend and a co-worker at the capitol.
Mystery, adventure, and some romance come together in this story of personal growth and great tragedy. This is the first book in the Muckraker Trilogy which leads Tommy into the complicated world of state politics and the newspaper business.
Murder So Final Muckraker Mysteries Book 3PurpleSage Books, LLC #ad - With a massive oil fire threatening the city of Tulsa, three candidates face off: a ruthless oil baron, an idealist college professor, and a reverend running under the God Party. Senate races in history. When the race suddenly turns deadly, the winner may be the last man standing. The final book in the muckraker trilogy, albright, Murder So Final brings to a close the stories of Louongo, Robbie Gilmore, Tracy and Ray Jacks, and Tommy himself.
. Tommy jacks, reporter, encounters new love and old threats while covering one of the most brutal U. S.
Man DownTin Town #ad - Genuinely gut-wrenching. The gamblers blog "sensitive souls should steer clear, but this very dark thriller hits the mark. Action-suspense blog"roger Smith is not holding back: violence engulfs every page, breaking bones and families. In this book roger smith has reached the pinnacle of Machiavellian manipulation and cruelty and one wonders how he'll ever be able to invent characters more twisted and tormented than these.
Unwalkers praise for Roger Smith"Smith writes with brutal beauty. The washington Post"The master of the coolly-described nightmare. Der spiegel"Smith's writing is astonishing. The cleveland Plain Dealer"A master of suspense. The sunday times"The shooting star of the crime scene. Radio europe"smith has a unique ability to grab readers and plunge them headlong into his nightmare visions.
Man Down #ad - The times"The crime genre's greatest tragedian. Spinetingler magazine"Smith captures a world where nothing is certain, least of all the rules of coexistence. Arte"a leader in dark, relentless fiction. Marianne magazine"Smith writes coolly and with grace about unspeakable horror. The argus"he portrays a world that has lost all hope of redemption.
Santa Fe Mojo Vincent Malone Book 1PurpleSage Books LLC #ad - Gathered to celebrate their success, things go sour quickly when missing millions, sexual entanglements, and personal histories lead to murder. Malone finds himself in the middle of a major murder case with the lead detective giving him the evil eye. Classic gritty private investigator murder mystery set in quirky Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Santa Fe Mojo Vincent Malone Book 1 #ad - Ted clifton, already known for blending mystery, relentless realism and deep unforgettable characters, hits a new stride with Santa Fe Mojo. Vincent malone was once a hot-shot Dallas attorney, but booze and bad judgement brought that and his marriage to an abrupt end. Battling gout and barely paying the bills as a legal investigator, Malone's unreliability costs him his last client.
Heading south with no idea of what the future may hold, Malone takes a know-nothing job as a shuttle driver for a B&B in Santa Fe, where he meets the clients of a big-time LA sports agent. Malone teams up with an aging gun-slinger attorney to find the real killer and clear an innocent man.
CaptureTin Town #ad - One of the most deeply satisfying books I've read this year. Florida times-union"the plot is operatic in its violence and tragedy and the characters are heartbreakingly real and immensely flawed. Fasten your seat belts. Marianne Magazine France"Excellent. When the sinister vernon's true motives are revealed, Nick is drawn into a spiral of manipulation and murder that leaves him fighting for his sanity and his life.
Devastated by the death of his toddler daughter, a tech guru befriends a sinister rent-a-cop and ends up fighting for his sanity and his life. A harrowing psychological page-turner. The times"An explosive, diabolical thriller. Paris-match"Violent, chilling and as black as sin. He has won the german crime fiction Award and been nominated for France's Grand Prix de Littérature Policière.
Capture #ad - Terrifying. Le figaro France"Venomous and haunting. Liberation France"A wild ride. Smith is a master of suspense. The witness"one of the most powerful reads you will find this year. Gripping.
Dog Gone Lies Pacheco & Chino Mysteries Book 1PurpleSage Books, LLC #ad - This cipa evvy award winner features a love-able stray dog, soon to be the hero in this adventure with a cast of unique characters. Set in truth or consequences, a recently retired sheriff seeks tranquility, New Mexico, but finds chaos, romance and murder. Ray pacheco has retired from being the sheriff of Dona Ana County, New Mexico.
His new job is fishing. But, not for long. First a stray show dog raises questions concerning the whereabouts of its owner. Then a body was found close to Ray's rural cabin. Maybe once a cop always a cop--ray joins forces with two unusual partners; an Apache fishing guide, Tyee Chino, Big Jack, prone to drunkenness and a bait shop owner, prone to laziness--to unravel the mysteries.
Dog Gone Lies Pacheco & Chino Mysteries Book 1 #ad - This odd group takes on the task of finding the lost dog owner and solving the mystery of the dead body. To add to the fun, the group becomes involved in the local election of the county sheriff--making friends and enemies as they proceed. Ray is also challenged by what would appear to be a budding romance--something he was not counting on at his age.
This story brings together numerous threads from political corruption, to questionable law enforcement activities, to drug trafficking, to reach a surprising ending.
Fiction No More Vincent Malone Book 3Purple Sage Books, LLC #ad - I really like vincent Malone, a flawed person trying to do the right thing. A mystery author staying at the Blue Door Inn claims she is being followed. It caught and held my attention from beginning to end. Suspenseful mystery with haunting memories from the past. Third book in this classic gritty private investigator murder mystery series set in quirky Santa Fe, New Mexico.
The author's first book details a murder that took place forty years in the past, but is suspiciously specific. Soon, a bullying sheriff and a wayward priest are involved, along with a priceless--and stolen--collection of Pueblo Indian artifacts. When the situation turns deadly, Malone must find out who committed the murder, and why.
Fiction No More Vincent Malone Book 3 #ad - . Past misdeeds long buried will come to light, and fiction will be separated from fact, as Malone pursues the truth. Vincent malone volunteers to find out what is going on, and things quickly get complicated. The victim's adult son would like to know how the author came by this information.
Pebble in the Dark Pebble in the Dark, Book 1#ad - The ambassador is contacted by an old friend, but it isn’t a social call. The organisation which took her in and protected her from a terrible past. The stage is set for humanity’s ultimate struggle for knowledge and power. A young woman will stop at nothing to deliver the Pebble to Onyx. A sci-fi thriller and the first in a series of novels by Antony Botting.
The discovery of a hidden extraterrestrial craft on Earth attracts attention from those who would seek to possess and learn from it. As the casualties mount, nobody is safe in this action packed story of deception and violence. The pebble lay lost and undisturbed for millennia, harbouring answers to eternal questions.
Pebble in the Dark Pebble in the Dark, Book 1 #ad - Five sealed auction invitations, sent to heads of state to ensure that the Pebble does not fall into the hands of a clandestine organisation by the name of Onyx, trigger an unforeseen sequence of events. The residence of ambassador francis Sunderland is the venue for a celebration in honour of Wasyl Bohdanov, which takes a turn for the sinister.
High Rollers: A NovelNorth of Sunset Publishing #ad - Do you love easy-to-read books filled with wealth, intrigue, and palm trees? If so, don't miss reading High Rollers! . To make matters worse, he is utterly ignored by the opposite sex. Cameron begins making thousands of dollars of per week, tax-free. As his operation grows, so does his ego. Cameron raises the stakes, taking on a group of jet-setting international students as customers.
He decides to start a sports betting website with the help of fellow classmate Dylan Posner, a notorious campus party animal. Within weeks, hundreds of students sign up, and the business is a runaway success. He begins dating grace cooper, the hard-drinking, purity ring-wearing daughter of a prominent Republican Party lobbyist.
High Rollers: A Novel #ad - He uses the money to pay off his loans and fund his new South Beach lifestyle. Based on a true story. University of miami freshman Cameron McKinney is in dire need of cash. In a few years, he will graduate with over 100, 000 dollars in student loan debt. As the business grows, Cameron's problems multiply further.
College isn't quite what he pictured back home in freezing-cold Chicago. His dysfunctional romance and his business partner's reckless lifestyle threaten to take them all down.
Blue Flower Red Thorns Vincent Malone Book 2PurpleSage Books LLC #ad - Not your run-of-the-mill mystery. Second book in this classic gritty private investigator murder mystery series set in quirky Santa Fe, New Mexico. Ted clifton has given readers many interesting characters to follow in his previous works, but Blue Flower Red Thorns represents new heights for his suspenseful fiction.
Blue Flower Red Thorns Vincent Malone Book 2 #ad - Vincent malone, hot-shot attorney turned shuttle driver, finds himself in the middle of another murder case. Malone dusts off his private investigator skills to solve this tangled mystery with an unusual cast of characters, plenty of false leads, and a surprise ending following many twists and turns. Vincent's employer, the Blue Door Inn, is hosting a famous artist for her U.
S. The international contemporary art scene has come to Santa Fe and brought plenty of egos, feuds, and sexual entanglements along with it. Debut and nothing is going smoothly. The artist and gallery owner are threatening each other, and before long there is one dead body and plenty of suspects.