Book List in Order: 13 titles

  • Hail to the Chief--a political thrill ride as current as today's headlines. President-elect Maggie Mathews--the first woman voted into the nation's highest office--is felled by a ruptured brain aneurysm just 10 days before her inauguration. While she...


  • A LAND OF BLOOD RED SUNSETS... A KILLER ON THE LOOSE... In the heat of paradise, Key West is primed for a savage struggle to the death. Warren Snow is an ex-con gone straight -- suddenly forced to use every tough move he knows. Maggie Haas is a beaut...


  • Border Crossing is a picaresque coming-of-age story of a Texas boy's pursuit of manhood. After growing up on a small horse ranch near the little town of Marfa in the southwest part of the state, not far above the Mexican border, Del Ray Gunn must cop...


  • P.I. Gideon "Bud" Lowry has been known to play Cole Porter tunes during his late-night piano gigs, but lately he's had reason to finger some melancholy melodies. Besides a suspicious fire near his Duvall Street apartment, Gideon's old flame, restaura...


  • It must be something in the air. First, reclusive circuit judge Just Watson - a distant cousin who is now, by attrition, Gideon Lowry's closest living relative - announces that he's retiring from the bench and getting married. Then Casey, Gideon's so...


  • Gideon Lowry, full-time Conch, part-time piano player, and sometime P.I. - delves once again into the treacherous undercurrents of his native Key West when an untimely murder rocks the town's most spirited literary festival. Even Ernest himself would...


  • Inactive between investigating jobs, Gideon Lowry performs at the local bar, where he meets Virginia Murphy, a woman determined to uncover a forty-year-old town secret that will reveal who killed her sister. Reprint....


  • In the land of swaying palms and preying punks, trying to catch a kingpin could mean catching hell . . . Dealing with criminals his way led Tony Harwood to a parting of the ways with Miami cops. Now he's trying to make it as a private eye in the fun...


  • Ex-football player and ex-cop Harry Molina is paid to keep people safe, and in sunny Miami, where Uzis are as common as retirees, a lot of people need his help. His friend Bryce, a financier with bad debts, has disappeared. Bryce's ex-wife is in dang...






  • The sunsets are spectacular. The parties are notorious. The nights are deadly... Patrick Bowman is a nationally famous homicide detective with one foot in the world of Chicago street crime and another in the glamorous Key West swirl of literary cockt...


  • THE FAT BOY DIED IN MONTREAL. THE HEAT CAME DOWN IN FLORIDA... He was the three hundred-pound son of a mobster caught in the beginning of a blood feud. For two days he'd been running broads up to a killer named Brown--then he walked into the middl...