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  • Hard-Boiled

    Dec-2018

    Jodi McGee, narrator of The Answer to Everything, has a seventeen-year-old daughter, a husband in prison, and a deep affection for Clifford Hickey, a San Diego journalist. When Clifford's brother Alvaro assists in the murder of a Tijuana drug cart...

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  • Romantic Suspense

    Dec-2018

    Hickey and McGee is at once an epic love story and a novel of crime, corruption, faith, madness, and extreme courage. The parts of the story are: Midheaven, a coming-of-age drama set in and around the exquisite Lake Tahoe basin, told...

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  • Thriller

    Sep-2018

    A dear friend of Clifford Hickey’s cousin Bo crosses the border on the run from a charge of molesting children in a church nursery school. Because Bo believes him innocent, journalist Clifford agrees to investigate. Soon he has made enemies of gang...

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  • Mystery

    Jul-2018

    The Very Least: (San Diego, Tijuana, Lake Tahoe, 1985) A dear friend of Clifford Hickey's cousin Bo crosses the border on the run from a charge of molesting children in a church nursery school. Because Bo believes him innocent, journalist Clifford...

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  • Thriller

    Mar-2018

    A fugitive from a manslaughter charge returns home to a foggy California beach town hoping to protect his sister Olivia from her estranged husband, a mob-connected gambler. He enlists the help of his closest old friend, now a devoted Christian family...

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  • General Fiction

    Feb-2018

    A fugitive from a manslaughter charge returns home to a foggy California beach town hoping to protect his sister Olivia from her estranged husband, a mob-connected gambler. He enlists the help of his closest old friend, now a devoted Christian family...

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  • General Fiction

    Mar-2016

    Stories selected from the work of much honored novelist Ken Kuhlken that vividly capture California as a glorious dream, a hallucination and a nightmare, a state we all should visit though we might not want to risk living there....

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  • General Fiction

    Feb-2016

    Stories selected from the work of much honored novelist Ken Kuhlken that vividly capture California as a glorious dream, a hallucination and a nightmare, a state we all should visit though we might not want to risk living there....

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  • Mystery

    Aug-2014

    A California Century Mystery - 2

    During the summer of 1936, destitute farmers from the Dust Bowl swarm into California, and an old friend brings police detective Tom Hickey a clue to the mystery of his father Charlie's long-ago disappearance. Tom chooses to risk losing his job and f...

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  • Historical Mystery

    May-2010

    A California Century Mystery - 1

    In 1926, when musician Tom Hickey reads in a broadside about a lynching the Los Angeles newspapers failed to report, and discovers the Negro victim was an old friend, he goes to his neighbor Leo Weiss, an LAPD detective. Leo confirms that, officiall...

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  • Mystery

    Feb-2008

    A Hickey Family Mystery - 5

    In the weeks before the 1979 Mexican elections, San Diego P.I. Alvaro Hickey follows newspaper accounts of the stories Baja California campesinos are spreading about visits from the Holy Virgin. Shes admonishing them to vote the corrupt and tyrannica...

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  • Mystery

    Dec-2006

    A Hickey Family Mystery - 4

    It's late summer, 1972, up in California's redwood forests. They seem a "safe and wondrous place," but some of Evergreen's population is growing pot up in the trees and others are bent on stealing it. Then there's the coming folk festival, a jamboree...

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  • Historical Mystery

    Aug-1994

    A Hickey Family Mystery - 3

    As The Angel Gang begins, thoughtful, capable ex-private detective Tom Hickey is married to the delicate Wendy, whose unworldly innocence and faith in her “angels” provides her with a stronger shield against evil than even Hickey’s devotion and...

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  • Historical Mystery

    Apr-1993

    A Hickey Family Mystery - 2

    While the rest of San Diego is dealing with the rages of World War II, Tom Hickey--half owner of a local club--is making money. But when the club's young singer Cynthia Moon disappears, business drops precipitously. Sometime private detective Hickey ...

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  • Historical Mystery

    Aug-1991

    A Hickey Family Mystery - 1

    The Loud Adios is set on the home front during World War II. Tom Hickey is in the army, an M.P. working the Tijuana-San Diego border, when a farm boy draftee about to ship overseas begs for help rescuing his sister from a gang of German and Mexican N...

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  • General Fiction

    Jul-1980

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