Book List in Order:20 titles

  • Mystery, danger, and international intrigue confront Lockem and Kane in their second high-stakes adventure, Traces. As we wander through life, we leave evidence of our passing: footprints, DNA, connections with others. Our trails are sometimes large ...


  • A small group of investors has purchased lots on a mountain on the outskirts of Grand Lac in northern Idaho. One dark night one of the investors, Jack Ketchum, gets drunk, climbs aboard a large bulldozer and carves a raw track of destruction down the...


  • A dead man on the floor of his office in Minneapolis won’t lead P.I. Sean Sean to journey to Yap Island to protect his new client. Bombs in lawyers’ cars only jostle him. This short investigator knows the value of research and asking questions in...


  • Michael Tanner and his wife, Mary Whitney, are temporarily deprived of their yacht Sea Queen, normally harbored on Puget Sound. A telephone call from Ashland, Wisconsin, alters their summer plans. Tanner’s PR firm is engaged to develop a marketing ...


  • Murder, Mystery and adventure on the restless ocean waters off the rugged coast of British Columbia. Seattle PR executive Michael Tanner sails to Desolation Sound with his wife and their close friend. It's a relaxing, shakedown cruise for three amate...


  • When an American Army unit arrived at the end of the war, some soldiers appropriated items in what appeared to be abandoned circumstances. A small painting by a mid-level Polish painter is used by an ex-GI to float a bank loan which results in the fo...


  • When short private detective Sean NMI Sean agrees to escort his friend, wealthy massage therapist Catherine Mckerney, to the great Minnesota State Fair, he plans on a fun-filled relaxing time looking at exotic and domestic animals, both four and two-...


  • Diminutive investigator Sean NMI Sean has a rare quiet evening at home. The peacefulness of a summer evening in Roseville is interrupted by a call from a man whom Sean does not particularly like. Salvatore Belassario invites Sean to the scene of a ho...







  • When ordinary folks gather for a high school class reunion, they don’t expect to become murder targets. In early spring, Jack Marston and his companion Lori Jacobs are still finding their way into their relationship, while Jack is learning more ...


  • College administrator and counselor Jack Marston encounters an adult student under difficult circumstances, but things escalate in a dangerous way. Sara MacKubin insists Jack Marston meet her across town at her loft apartment. When Jack arrives he fi...



  • After a fight with his current girl friend, ex-con Winthrop solo sails north up the Inside Passage. He hopes to get his head straight before major violence visits him. He could never imagine what awaits him in the night....


  • A dog, spot, and his master, Alex Kava, find an ancient pistol in a hole beside their garage. The discovers sparks inordinate interest so Alex's father hires private investigator Sean NMI Sean to investigate. Sean is attacked in the Kava's yard and d...


  • Lake Superior has called Mary Whitney once more to its shores. While her husband, Michael Tanner, finishes several projects in Seattle, Mary flies alone to settle in to her chartered sailboat in Bayfield, Wisconsin. She is looking forward to a relaxi...


  • Mary Whitney and Tanner's long-sought Caribbean sailing vacation turns dangerous when Tanner finds US currency floating beside their sailboat. A British agent is murdered and vicious smugglers target Tanner and Whitney. With help from US and British ...



  • When Jack Marston took a position at an unusual urban institution, he didn't expect to find himself involved in murder and suicide. But working with adult students is sure to be a new an interesting challenge.Back home in Minneapolis, Jack is startin...


  • Sean "NMI" (No Middle Initial) Sean, a short Minneapolis private detective, is approached by a woman of obvious quality who says she needs help. He briefly shrugs off the incident, but later learns her name is Magda Bryce when the police summon him t...


  • A mystery adventure about love, loss, murder and redemption. It is set against the spectacular mountains of British Columbia on the waters of the Inside Passage between Vancouver Island and the mainland. Seattle executive Michael Tanner sails with hi...