Book List:10 titles
  • San Francisco. Late September, 2004. The Giants are hanging on to the slim hope of a spot in the Major League baseball playoffs. The Forty-Niners are hoping for their first win of the season after three losses. Vinnie “Strings” Stradivarius is in...


  • The families of Salvatore Leone and Luigi Agnello had already been long-time bitter enemies in Sicily by the turn of the twentieth century. In 1914, Vincenzo Leone, Salvatore’s oldest son, emigrates to Philadelphia to start a new life for himself a...


  • THE DOG DAYS OF AUGUST IN BROOKLYN and the detectives of the 61st Precinct are battling to keep all hell from breaking loose.  Lives are taken in the name of greed, retribution, passion and the lust for power...and the only worthy opponent of this ...


  • BROOKLYN JUSTICE is a wild ride through the streets of the Borough of Churches. Private investigator Nick Ventura knows trouble-but not how to keep his nose out of it. A pool of blood spreading across a casino poker table, a Buick plowing through a s...


  • Winner of the 2016 Shamus Award for Best Original Paperback PI Novel Private Investigator Jacob Diamond and San Francisco Detective Sergeant Roxton Johnson are famous for not getting along. Cats and dogs. Oil and water. Liston and Ali. Jake and Rock...


  • Lenny Archer had more than a fair share of tough times and hard knocks, but he had finally decided to stay in the game rather than cash in his chips. Then, two late-night intruders at the Private Investigation office of Archer and Pigeon violently ta...


  • On an afternoon in early February, the neighborhood is stunned and horrified when the lifeless body of an eight-year-old boy is discovered abandoned on the roof of an apartment building. The body has been mysteriously mutilated. No clues, no witnesse...


  • San Francisco private investigator Jake Diamond is known for his stained neckties and stash of sour-mash whiskey; but Jake is more likely to be toting a worn paperback Classic novel than a handgun. More over-easy than hard-boiled, Diamond can be beat...


  • Lefty Wright breaks into Judge Chancellor's empty house easy as pie. He has no clue about why he is being paid such a handsome sum for doing it. But the job description hadn't mentioned the corpse of a prominent criminal court judge lying halfway und...






  • “Mr. Diamond,” my visitor said, walking through the door connecting the two small rooms. “Can I help you, Miss…?” “You can call me Evelyn.” “So, Evelyn. How can I help you?” “It’s my husband.” If I had ten cents for every time...