"The 2008 crash leaves a young attorney out on the street. She accepts a position as an intern for a legal aid office in the Appalachian area of Virginia. She finds herself dealing with real problems for real people and learns a lot about life. It's not all about money."
"Virgil Flowers was just going to take a couple days to do a favor for a friend. Someone stole a man's dogs. Poking around in the woods leads to a meth lab, and then there is the murder of an investigative reporter who was looking into an organized theft of public funds. The story starts and ends with dogs. The end is quite touching."
"A complex plot involving homeless, scientific misconduct, a shady PI, lost family connections, inter-relationships, and some moral and ethical issues. Along the way, Henry acquires a cat, one of Kinsey's distant cousins (second or third) shows up on her doorstep, and of course Cheney and Dietz put in appearances."
"A sequel to his first novel, "A Time to Kill," this novel takes you back to the same attorney practicing in Ford County, Mississippi. A few years have passed, and he has a struggling small town law firm. He is drawn into a case concerning the heirs to a man's estate, and a last minute will that disinherits the man's children in favor of a housekeeper."
"Fans of George Orwell will recognize parts of "1984" and "Animal Farm." This is set in North Korea, and the Dear Leader gets what he wants, even if he has to send people to steal it from another country. A tough person can survive, and even reinvent himself. The Dear Leader may want a hero, but even heroes can disappear."
"The debut novel by the author introducing PI Jared McKean. A complex plot - Jared (Mr. Straight) is living with and caring for a longtime friend who has AIDS. He and his ex-wife have a son with Downs syndrome. His nephew has just "come out" causing conflicts in the family; and now Jared is being framed for murdering a woman he has no recollection of ever meeting."
"Things very wrong in the intelligence community. Everything operating in secrecy including agencies, special courts, and Congressional committees. A CIA Special Ops assassin, Jessica Reel thinks things are very wrong and goes rogue, turning against her employers. Things do not work out well for the villains, but bodies pile up."
"When an arrogant young man ends up dead, not many people are sorry to see him gone. But who did the deed? Was it the prime suspect, the father of a woman he abused, or someone else? Many people had motives."
"Elvis Cole and Joe Pike are back, joined by Jon Stone. They become involved in a Web of human trafficing across the Mexican border when searching for a young couple who are missing. Pike and Stone have their own ideas about justice, i.e., a loaded gun."
"LA in 1967. PI Easy Rawlins is back from the dead, badly battered, but alive for the moment. His friend, Mouse, has a job for him finding a young man in the hippie culture of Hollywood. There are complications."
"Continuing the series about Judge Deborah Knott. A case of someone looking to even the score, and a lot of additional information about people in the county, plus some developments in Deborah's family."
"A novel set in the new China - human nature motivates people's greed, and bureaucrats accept bribes to smooth the way for businesses. In China, corruption can bring a death sentence, so it is necessary to launder the money in some way. The plot thickens when people seek revenge for wrongs committed."
"A novel in the Jo Beckett series. A planned action adventure weekend turns into something else when some villains have other plans. A kidnapping takes the action into the California Sierras, where communications with the outside world are not the best."
"The latest in the Charlie Swift and Georgia "Gigi" Goldman series. Gigi's ex-husband and his girlfriend show up in Colorado Springs. A lot of people are looking for her ex, including the police and various people he swindled."
"The latest novel in the Lucy Kincaid series. Lucy and Sean go to New York to search for a runaway teenager, and find themselves drawn into a world of Internet sex, wild parties of young adults where almost anything goes, and the FBI and NYPD looking for a serial killer labeled the Cinderella Strangler."
"Lady Georgiana Rannock (Georgie for short) is invited to accompany her mother on a trip to the United States, her first trans-Atlantic voyage. Events lead them to Hollywood, and Georgie becomes involved in the investigation of another murder."
"A lot of bad things going down as the investigation of the death of a young woman leads into a maze of very bad people including hired guns. Some coarse language, lots of violence, and some sexual content. An adult novel"
"A new set of characters in this novel involving black operations, moles, and intrigues of an international group of wealthy financiers who will kill to protect their secrets. A book from the legendary Library of Gold, "The Book of Spies," has surfaced and the chase is on."
"The author's debut novel. Newspaper report Hannah Vogel in 1931 Berlin becomes involved in intrigue surrounding the murder of her brother, and is confronted by brownshirts including the infamous Ernst Roehm."
"A psychodrama about identity theft and murder. If someone steals your identity they can cause you all sorts of problems. They can ruim your credit, steal your money, create and alter records, even cause your arrest for crimes."