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About David Temple
His newest character is Detective Patricia "Pat" Norelli, a rookie detective with beauty, brains and bravado. The Poser is available now, and the sequel, The Impostor, is coming summer 2021.
David's page-turning psychological thriller Devour is about a man pushed to the edge of his perfect life. After being framed for murder, he will do everything in his power to regain his freedom.
His Carter Matheson Series features a retired Special Ops assassin who works to keep his family, friends and country out of harms way.
David turned his first self-published book into the award-winning independent film, Chasing Grace. It currently lives on many on-demand services, and plays daily in over 100 countries around the world.
When not writing, David and wife Tammy can be found running the Pacific Coast or hiking the California trails near their home in north country San Diego.
Visit his website and say hello at: DavidTempleBooks.com.
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Hollywood Detective Pat Norelli is solving cases at breakneck speed, but there's one murderer that still haunts her sleep, the serial killer known as the Poser.
When a close friend of Norelli turns up dead, it's thought to be a heart attack. Then, to the detective's horror, new evidence comes to light that she may have been involved in her friend's murder. A devastated Norelli knows she is being set up by the Poser, and now it's only a matter of time before Internal Affairs brings her in as a suspect.
Norelli has to act fast, and with the help of some unexpected allies, she quickly finds herself in an international manhunt. In a race against the clock and driven to clear her name, Norelli must break more than a few rules in order to bring the true killer to justice.
Can Detective Norelli finally bring the Poser in - dead or alive, saving her career and reputation? Or will this psychopath continue to taunt the detective as he revels in her downfall?
It’s Oscar night in Hollywood, and after years of climbing the entertainment ladder, media darling Meredith Johansen has finally taken home a gold statue.
Across town, rookie Detective Patricia Norelli is working late with hopes of breaking through her own glass ceiling with a promotion in the LAPD.
Their paths unexpectedly collide when Johansen is discovered dead in her Bel Air home, only hours after Oscar night festivities ended.
With one note but even fewer clues, authorities rule it a suicide. Norelli’s instinct says murder; a hunch worth risking a pending promotion to prove otherwise.
When a long list of suspects emerges, she and partner Detective Stuart Brown find themselves entangled in a chaotic series of lies. Trying to find the real killer amidst a web of deception, Norelli & Brown lose ground when a key suspect turns up dead.
Then in the middle of reworking hunches, Brown has to take paternity leave. Before he can return, Norelli gets too close to the truth and lands in the trap of a pathological serial killer.
If you like Michael Connelly’s Bosch, or Lisa Regan’s Josie Quinn, you’ll enjoy David Temple’s page-turning Pat Norelli Thriller Series.
Their investigation leads them to Havana Cuba and a confrontation with the dangerous drugs & arms dealer, Donovan Blair. Known as Scorpion, Blair is working with the double-crossing Washington Whip Dr. Leonard Caprese who is once again trading information for arms, along with a heavy dose of cash for added incentive.
Carter and team must get in and get out, while beating the clock in a struggle to save lives under the most dangerous of circumstances.
Set just days after the end of Lucky Strikes, this compulsive thriller turns up the heat as Carter spares no expense (or ammunition) in bringing down one of the world's most notorious killers.
Lives are on the line as money, drugs and power form the divide between good and evil, and dangerous men with dark intentions threaten not only the lives of Carter and his crew but America's national security.
If you enjoy Lee Child's Jack Reacher and Jack Carr's James Reece, you won't be able to stop turning the pages of David Temple's Carter Matheson.
When the Deputy Director of National Security learns a leak inside the White House is one of their own and they are trading secrets with the enemy, the semi-retired Special Operative hitman assembles a team to find them.
Bouncing from his home in the Blue Ridge Mountains, to his contact in Wilmington, North Carolina, Carter lands in Nicaragua of all places, and is soon on the the trail...of someone on his trail.
Follow Carter and his team as they find the leak in the system...then fill it full of lead.
If you like Lee Child's Jack Reacher, and Robert Ludlum's Jason Bourne, you'll rip through the pages of the utterly addictive Carter Matheson Thriller Series.
That is until Frederick Dalton, an old Army buddy turned Warden at San Quentin, drifts in from the past with an odd request. He will release Michael’s estranged father—serving time on Death Row for the murder of his wife 30 years ago—in exchange for one small favor. Michael declines.
Michael’s life is once again disrupted, when his estranged brother Scott arrives unexpectedly looking for a job. Michael reluctantly agrees and his life soon goes sideways.
Scott is found dead in the restaurant’s freezer, with Michael's prized Chef's knife in his chest. Police want to believe Michael when he claims he was out of town, but facts say otherwise.
Charged with murder, and facing his father’s same nightmarish confinement, Michael must face his worst nightmare, find the killer who set him up, and decide how far he will go to regain his freedom.
It's a perfect afternoon in small-town America, as the Matheson family celebrate Grace's ninth birthday. But when an unimaginable accident happens, it threatens to tear the family apart, as it threatens their faith.
With some time, but not without pain, an incredible transformation begins to take place. The Mission Grove community comes to realize that bad things do happen to good people, but also true: time can heal all wounds.
Chasing Grace is based upon real events, and is full of rich characters wrapped in complex drama and poignant lessons. It's also a powerful story of how a family learns to transform the pain of loss into the power of love, and how it is as important to forgive yourself, as it is to forgive others.
Mayor Lukas Burton has it all: wealth, power, a beautiful and brilliant wife, and the apple of his eye--nine-year old Abigail. But when she vanishes in broad daylight from Central Park, leaving no clues or witnesses, Mayor Burton will risk everything to bring her home safely.
Running out of time and patience, his wife takes matter into her own hands, by calling on ex-flame and former Special Ops sniper, Carter Matheson to hunt down the faceless foe.
A ransom note arrives. Payment is made. And Abigail is returned, but with one caveat: pay a second ransom, or the girl, and the entire Gracie Mansion neighborhood will be blown sky-high.
It isn't long before Carter learns of ulterior motives held by Burton and his personal attorney, as well as an odd "coincidence" that involves a former foe named Scorpion.
Facing an impossible deadline, Carter and his team must race the clock, find the kidnappers, and disarm a ticking bomb, or risk losing an innocent little girl, and the lives of thousands more.
KNUCKLE DOWN is a story of revenge, greed and power, wrapped up in a page-turning and non-stop suspense thriller that will have you catching your breath until the final page.
If you like Lee Child's Jack Reacher, you'll love David Temple's Carter Matheson.