Heart-stopping thrillers and daring detectives…
The Inspector Briana Ryu Series
Trafficked Dreams Book 1
2021 Winner of the Barbara Hammond Trophy
Three words will launch Inspector Briana Ryu of the San Francisco PD into the forefront of an investigation into the darker side of her city. When a young boy reaches out to Bri, begging her to save him and his sister, but then vanishes into the night, Bri thinks that will be the end of it—that is, until he is found dead six months later.
Catapulted into the violent and horrifying world of human trafficking, Bri races against time to find his missing sister.
Will she manage the unfathomable task, or will the girl be swallowed up by the city Bri holds dear?
Castro Nights Book 2 Coming 2022!
Alcatraz Twilight Book 3 Coming 2023!
Rae Hatting Mysteries
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Special Agent Rae Hatting has been sent to a small town in Colorado to investigate the disappearance of young girls from several surrounding states. What she finds is not at all what she expected.
Initially submitted to the “Bloody Scotland” crime short story contest in 2014.
Before he joined forces with the plucky redhead, Rae Hatting, he was Detective Luke Thompson of the Dallas Police Department. Bodies of murdered women are showing up all over Dallas, brushed off as prostitutes who fell on hard times. However, when one of the recent victims is revealed to be more than she seems, can Luke find the murderer in time? Or will he get too close for comfort?
The Fairest of Them Book 1
Once upon a time, there was a murder…
Rae Hatting returns in her first, full-length novel, “The Fairest of Them.”
Detective Luke Thompson is a hero cop, with a string of solved serial killer cases under his belt. He comes to California, thinking he can disappear quietly into the forests, isolated from the rest of the world. His expertise is called upon to help with a mysterious serial killer, dumping bodies dressed like fairy tale characters in the woods outside of Mendocino County. With the help of a profiler, Luke finally gets the break he needs, as well as finding romance for himself. Tragedy strikes, and Luke is left despondent, unable to carry on as a detective. Can a fiery redhead from the FBI help him out of the slump?
Determined to leave the life of solving unsolvable homicides behind, Special Agent Rae Hatting tries to settle into a normal life with her adopted daughter, Grace. However, her reputation precedes her, and Rae finds herself back in the fray, called upon to help solve a series of gruesome fairy tale style murders in California. Her only obstacle is Detective Luke Thompson. Broody, stubborn, and an all-around pain in the ass, the pair must work together before another victim ends up never finding their happily ever after.
Misfortune Book 2
Death is on the cards…
There’s a new serial killer on the loose, dumping bodies in sinister relation to tarot card meanings, preying on his victims’ vices. With roving psychics, all claiming to have knowledge of the killer, to a mysterious Cajun woman, who just so happens to be related to Dr. Sabine Lawson, will Luke and Rae solve the case before another person ends up tempting fate and succumbing to an unfortunate mishap?
Blackout Book 3
All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely…dead.
Reeling from their time in New Orleans, all Special Agents Rae Hatting and Luke Thompson want to do is recover, and try to understand their budding attraction. However, there is no rest for the weary. New York calls this time, with an incipient serial killer enacting horrible vengeance on the thespian community. As bodies drop onstage, audiences are none the wiser that they are witnessing murder. Will Rae and Luke discover the culprit, before it’s ‘curtain down’?
Other Crime Thrillers (Standalone)
What happens when the protégé becomes the maestro?
By day, he wears a mask, concealing his true nature from the world. By night, he conducts his plans, carefully composing death for those deemed less worthy in his eyes of existence.
When bodies of convicted felons start turning up, Detective Gregory Shaw is called upon to investigate. His suspicions fall on a well-known attorney, but can he prove his hunch holds merit?