By Pierre Turgeon
By Pierre Turgeon
By John Ostapkovich
Bernie Gaston is a small-time, big-city radio reporter, comfortable in his middle-class litter, till an FBI probe of his crooked boss and the high-profile homicide of an in-law threaten his relatives, his occupation or even his existence. Scrambling to stick one step sooner than catastrophe together with arson, murder, and reckless, relentless pursuit by means of a badge-toting maniac, he unearths that being within the information is lots much less enjoyable than being on it. but Bernie perspectives the area via a cracked lens and cannot cease himself from sharing. you will snort. you are going to cry. it will develop into part of you. (Your effects might vary.)
John Ostapkovich hasn't ever held a true activity. considering that university, he is labored completely in television and radio information and activities. From a gig as a community sportscaster to a long time of overlaying each element of Philadelphia for its prime radio information station, he has now discovered an outlet for his devious brain and snarky humor. he's married to a scientific researcher and has grownup children.
By David Putnam
By Roger Simon
Despite a string of winning circumstances, even though his paintings has, sometimes, garnered nationwide recognition, whilst the chance unexpectedly provides itself for personal eye Moses Wine to develop into head of protection on the Tulip laptop company, he jumps on the probability. yet then one among Tulip's younger geniuses is killed, and Moses fast unearths himself trailing a assassin from Northern California to l. a., then throughout an ocean to the suggest streets of Tokyo. alongside the way in which, he discovers that there is way more to the fine details of lifestyles in Silicon Valley than company in-fighting and bureaucratic bungling -- specifically while it consists of foreign computing device robbery, the japanese mafia, and the GRU.
Ever stressed, ROGER L. SIMON has spent his lifestyles relocating among books and flicks, gaining contrast in either. In books, he's top identified for the seven Moses Wine detective novels, that have gained prizes within the U.S. and nice Britain and been released in over a dozen languages. In movie, such a lot sought after between his six produced screenplays—including his edition of the large Fix—is Enemies, A Love tale, for which Simon was once nominated for an Academy Award.
By Stephen Greenleaf
Stone v. Stone, Finders v. Finders, Preston v. Preston
Mareth Stone's cozy existence comes less than possibility whilst her prosperous husband abruptly records for divorce and whole custody in their children.
Disabled and poverty-stricken, Esther Preston unearths her lifestyles at risk while she comes to a decision to sue her ex-husband for support along with her scientific debts.
Young, lovely and badly battered, Lucinda Finders needs to go away the guy she likes to shop the lifetime of her baby.
Into the lives of those 3 ladies comes D.T. Jones, an L.A. legal professional who truly cares approximately his consumers. getting cash within the divorce courts from the weekly 'ditto list', D.T. needs to struggle to outlive whilst those 3 circumstances plunge him into the damaging international of violence, malpractice and blackmail.
By Barry Ozeroff
Too usually, law enforcement officials are accused of working outdoors the legislation, as visible lately in locations like Ferguson, Missouri, Cleveland, Ohio, and ny urban. so much such accusations are fake, yet occasionally there's a undesirable apple within the bushel...
Meet Officer DJ Appleby, one among Portland's best. Winner of the Medal of Valor, lead trouble negotiator, ex-SERT staff member. yet what a distinction an afternoon could make. On patrol sooner or later and ruthlessly hunted down the subsequent, DJ, has develop into Oregon's so much infamous undesirable apple.
Surrounded by means of his personal SWAT staff and at the mobilephone with fellow negotiators, DJ nonetheless has a trick or up his sleeve. but if justice is eventually served, and he is compelled to outlive within the final position any cop desires to be, DJ rises to the get together. while he reaches the pinnacle of the foodstuff chain, he doles out his personal kind of justice, and in so doing, reveals an opportunity at a brand new existence few of his friends may well ever desire for.
By Lee Lamothe
More than a whodunit detective tale, Picasso Blues is a gripping story of neglected possibilities and hidden wishes set amid rampant cynicism, worry, and lethal risk.
In this sequel to Free shape Jazz, Ray Tate and Djuna Brown are reunited in a urban being ripped aside through worry, paranoia, and racism. With the police strength decimated by way of a SARS-like disorder, Tate and Brown are assigned to a job strength concentrating on a sequence of murders that appear to be racially stimulated. because the urban riots round them, can they style a destiny for themselves of their dreamland of bohemian Paris?
Far greater than a whodunit detective story, Picasso Blues is the gripping story of a civil society that flirts with anarchy a society the place the very defenders of order probability wasting themselves to chaos.
By Gary Wayne Walker
Bear Republic consumers have been demise . . . each forty-five days.
The in basic terms universal denominator was once the agent who offered them their lifestyles policies. Arnold Taylor. notwithstanding no longer a suspect, Arnie felt responsible.
Would the LAPD resolve the case, or could the answer be within the gise of an outdated good friend, with a prior as darkish as sin?
In his moment novel, Walker takes us again to what will be, the unexciting lifetime of a 1970’s lifestyles assurance agent. With a dishonest spouse, associates of doubtful personality, and his consumers being murdered each forty-five days, Arnie’s lifestyles is whatever yet. The twists and turns hold him in a relentless nation of uncertainty, culminating with the homicide of 3 blameless sufferers who be aware of too much
By Joseph Inge
Joe bought himself all combined up with this big apple gangster. And that gangster received himself the prettiest gal Joe ever visible in his existence! you recognize how this can be gonna flip out.
By James Stapleton
Into this explosive state of affairs steps Nick’s illegitimate son, Martin Chevalier. Marty is a stressed criminologist who has been unjustly convicted of fraud and is finishing an eighteen month federal sentence. an individual framed him and absconded with over $4,000,000 in money belonging to a children’s charity. Marty has no scarcity of suspects among his family’s enemies and his estranged siblings. On his final day in criminal, Marty is assaulted via a convict who signifies that Marty’s father had whatever to do with the attack. Marty is hauled prior to the warden who tells Marty that he too has been threatened…that if Marty have been published, the warden’s kinfolk will be endangered. The warden, who suspects that Marty used to be framed, considers protecting custody, yet eventually releases him. Upon Marty’s liberate, an FBI agent, Charles Kim, desires to interview him, yet Marty declines. He leaves Marty with a dossier that summarizes the extortion/murder case. The FBI is stymied, yet is aware that the main lies with the felony families.
Marty’s half-sister, Laurie Bronzovich, is the only sibling with whom he has an ongoing courting and she or he takes him his father’s condo the place Nick has prepared a shock get together in his honor. Marty reacquaints himself along with his relatives the place he's greeted with various levels of pleasure, suspicion and resentment. Nick and Marty’s half-brother undergo pull Marty apart to request that he discover who has threaten Marty’s nephew. After a stressful dialog, Marty agrees.
Marty interviews his family members at their inner most membership. To everyone’s surprise, he Kostenkos arrive, en masse. For the 1st time in years, they're within the similar room. At one time, the households have been shut, yet turbulent occasions triggered the break up. issues get heated because the more youthful generations confront one another and start to conflict. Marko’s daughter Gabriella, brings the brawl to a halt with a shotgun blast to the ceiling. Marty sees her and is quickly smitten.
Marko pulls Marty apart and tells Marty that he wishes Marty to discover the offender, although Marko is skeptical that Marty can do the activity. As a kicker, Marko additionally asks Marty to discover a briefcase for which he'll pay him $250,000. Marko won’t divulge the contents of the briefcase, and Marty declines because of the seen felony nature of the duty. Marko sweetens the pot by means of telling Marty he is aware who used to be in the back of his attack in felony and means that he's conscious of who framed Marty, yet will simply say that it wasn’t him. Marty reluctantly concurs, then makes a decision it’s time to connect to Agent Kim who discusses the history of the case and leader suspects with Marty. The FBI is stymied, so Agent Kim and Marty choose to interact in the back of the scenes.
Marty returns domestic and his mom, Frances, takes him to a cottage she owns in Pebble seashore. She equipped it with Nick, who deserted her after a couple of brief months. She rented it out for two decades yet had now not again in view that Nick broke off their dating. She doesn’t wish it, it reminds her of Nick, and he or she presents it to Marty. She calls for he don't have anything to do with both the Kostenkos or Bronzoviches. And that’s all at the first day…
Set opposed to the backdrop of the San Francisco Bay quarter, Silicon Valley and the Monterey Bay zone, “Black Knight” deals adequate twists and turns to maintain you guessing lengthy into the evening, with a lightning-fast plot, discussion that relatively crackles and Runyonesque characters.