Book List in Order: 29 titles

  • Tanner Fritz has it all-he's good-looking, well-liked, fabulously wealthy, and has a beautiful wife. He's a veritable well of goodwill and happiness.So why do his four best friends want him dead?Each of them believes they have a genuine reason-he sto...


  • SUGAR GOT LOW contains a tale of grifters, a prequel story to the well-regarded Ania series, several trips back to River City and one to La Sombra, Texas. Enjoy a Walter Mitty homage set in San Francisco and a deadly day in Roman Britain, the he...


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    It is the nightmare of every community – a school shooting. When a disturbed teenager masterminds this terrible event, everyone in River City is plunged into the darkness that surrounds it. The students and teachers try to survive, and the...


  • A battered Sam and Rachel realize they must take a sabbatical from the grift for an extended time to escape the vengeful mobsters hounding them. To survive, they must raid all of the honey pots they've left scattered across the country. Some may be w...


  • Boone has been prospecting with the Iron Brotherhood outlaw motorcycle gang for almost a year, trying to earn his patch with the club. When a simple muscle job goes terribly wrong, his world changes forever. He is quickly plunged deeper into a world...


  • Tim never wanted to hurt anyone. He certainly didn't want to get hurt. Mostly, he just wanted to hang out with his best friend Ernie and enjoy their high. But an overbearing cop and a series of rough drug dealers conspired to make that impossible. Pr...


  • Sam and Rachel are on the grift, on the make, and on the run. Long time grifters and lovers, the couple is in St. Louis to run a con on Barry Jacobsen, who owns a concrete business. But the clock is ticking on the deal, and on them. Mobsters from Phi...


  • Set on the sunny Gulf Coast of Florida, Harbinger centers around two lifelong friends and fishing charter boat partners, Boyd Tomlin and Hicks Ledoux. Boyd is the serious one who always makes sure things get done, and Hicks is the carefree one who al...


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    It is December 1999, and the spectre of Y2K hangs over the police department.More menacing yet, officers respond to a hate-fueled home invasion robbery. As the entirety of the River City Police Department prepare for possible chaos when the calendar ...






  • It is 2028. The President has just finished his third term and is about to be elected to a fourth. America has become increasingly isolationist and xenophobic. Emboldened by the President's support, the New American Party has gained power and beco...


  • When defense attorney Joel Harrity asks Kopriva to look into a prospective client's guilt or innocence in the murder of her husband, he reluctantly agrees. He quickly discovers that answers to even the simplest of questions are nearly impossible to f...



  • At Their Own Game is a hard boiled crime novel set in Spokane from Frank Zafiro! Jake Stankovic has been flying below the radar for years, dealing safely in stolen property crime with his two-man crew. But times are tough, so he decides to step up to...


  • After two tours in Vietnam and 25 years as a police officer, Thomas Chisolm is looking forward to a quiet retirement. That hope is quickly shattered when Mai, a ghost from his past, finds him and demands justice for the horrors she suffered during th...


  • Detective Jack "Mac" McCrae is about to retire. Without children or any family, he looks back over his career and his life and finds himself wondering what, if any, impact he's had on this world. Then a young woman reappears with a photograph of her ...


  • A city councilman is dead of an apparent suicide. Ex-cop Stefan Kopriva finds himself drawn into the case, serving an unlikely client. Once involved, he discovers that things are not as they seem. Kopriva is quickly embroiled in dirty city politics. ...


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    Carl is a Yankee cop in a small Texas border town. Isabella is a beautiful Mexican woman that everyone in town loves, including the hapless Pete and the wealthy, powerful Jack...but most of all, Carl.Part romance, part police procedural, IN THE SHADO...


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    A young woman has been murdered in River City. Police Detective John Tower is assigned to the case but there are few clues to go on. As he digs into the case, he's soon picking up hints that this murder may not be the killer's first ... or his last. ...


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    This is a bundled collection of Frank Zafiro's River City short story collections, plus fourteen bonus pieces. This volume contains DEAD EVEN, NO GOOD DEED and THE CLEANER, as well as another fourteen of Zafiro's short stories....






  • When disgraced former cop Stefan Kopriva is asked by an old high school classmate to find a runaway sixteen year old daughter, he reluctantly accepts. Driven by guilt over a terrible mistake that drove him from the force more than ten years earlier, ...


  • Russian gangs are taking over the River City underworld. The men and women of the police department are the last line of defense against the former Soviet bloc criminals. But both groups will soon learn how far the other will go to win this battle. T...


  • A frustrated crime scene cleaner...an off duty cop in a jam...a patrol officer who believes in a strange fate...a holier-than-thou Internal Affairs whose world gets turned upside down...plus those that are crazy, surrounded in sadness or just trying ...


  • Detectives and mobsters, missing mummies and a shootout with Gypsies – here are fifteen stories featuring major and minor characters from the novels of Frank Zafiro, now given their own chance to shine. The good, the bad, and the in-between of Rive...


  • Six-year-old Amy Dugger is snatched in broad daylight. River City's finest begin the desperate and arduous search for her kidnapper. Detective John Tower, Detective Ray Browning, Officer Stefan Kopriva, Officer Katie MacLeod--each holds a piece of th...


  • Sandy Banks is the last of The Four Horsemen, a vigilante group of ex-cops determined to right the injustices of a broken court system. But now the project is disintegrating, putting him in the middle of chaos. Betrayed by his final partner, blackmai...


  • An ex-cop looking for redemption...an American man and an Irish lass interwined in love and violence...a cop with a conscience that he doesn't always listen to...a retired cop looking to repair a broken relationship with his drug-addicted son...a Yan...


  • Zafiro has created a gritty, realistic world out of his own years of experience as a law enforcement officer. In "Under a Raging Moon", as serial gunman is plaguing River City, Washington, and becoming progressively more dangerous and violent. The po...


  • Detectives Finch and Elias have seen a lot -- murders, assaults, rapes, missing persons -- but they've never investigated a missing mummy before. Follow the two partners in this novella as they sift through a half dozen different suspects and try to ...


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    River City is plagued by a serial rapist. His attacks are becoming more brutal and Detective John Tower is sure that he'll go from rape to murder if he isn't stopped soon. Meanwhile, the attacks stir up ghosts for both Officer Katie MacLeod and Offic...