Book List:34 titles
  • The people of Queenstown, Ohio, don’t take kindly to strangers. But they have no choice in the matter after a man’s body is found in a local park, pants unzipped and stabbed through the heart―and a second man’s body turns up days later, his h...


  • Dominick Candiotti is a paid assassin employed by the shadowy Brownstone Agency. But after one too many assignments, weary of the violence and a life of temporary identities, he wants to leave the profession. His anonymous boss, code-named “Og,” ...


  • The sudden death of a client leads private investigator Milan Jacovich (MY-lan YOCK-ovitich) and new associate Kevin "K.O." O'Bannion behind the scenes at a harness racing track, where they find no shortage of odd characters, suspicious activities . ...


  • #16 in the Milan Jacovich mystery series . . .An oversized appetite for fine dining, flashy suits, and Las Vegas call girls has made Cleveland councilman Bert Loftus the target of media scrutiny and an FBI investigation that may end his career. Now h...



  • Vietnam veteran Dominick Candiotti has been long estranged from his family. His late parents were close to the ruling mob clan in Youngstown, his sister was a bad-tempered and dissatisfied nag, and his middle brother was a corruptible police lieutena...


  • #15 in the Milan Jacovich mystery series . . . A simple missing-person case gets complicated when Milan Jacovich (pronounced MY-lan YOCK-ovich) discovers that 28-year-old Earl Dacey left behind a strange collection of voyeuristic videos in his mother...


  • MILAN JACOVICH -- CLEVELAND'S FAVORITE PRIVATE EYE! Going to your high school reunion is never fun. But this time, it's murder. When Cleveland private eye Milan Jacovich reluctantly attends the fortieth reunion of his St. Clair High School graduati...


  • The Poison Plum is a gripping, chilling novel exposing the rampaging epidemic of Lyme Disease now sweeping across America and the disease's connection, if any, to the government's top-secret biological research laboratory at Plum Island, New York....






  • “Mystery readers, particularly of Cleveland and Clevelanders in general, should enjoy Roberts’ exploration of the city. Aspiring writers should enjoy his techniques and his dedication as a new mystery is born.” — Ohioana Quarterly“Les Rober...



  • #13 in the Milan Jacovich mystery series . . . A slick con man, posing as a recent immigrant from County Mayo all alone in America, is preying on the clannish loyalties of the Irish community in Cleveland for gifts, money, and other less tangible tre...



  • #12 in the Milan Jacovich mystery series . . . In street parlance, "the dutch" is another expression for suicide. That's what everyone assumes happened to Ellen Carnine when her broken body is found 150 feet below the Lorain-Carnegie Bridge in downto...



  • Need a private eye? None better than Milan Jacovich. Milan Jacovich, Roberts's likable Cleveland sleuth, has investigated college campuses and labor unions, middle-European rivalries and small-town elections. Two of the very most affecting, however, ...


  • in First Cases Volume 3

    Follow Tony Hillerman's Jim Chee as he investigates rumors of witchcraft in the steamy Southwest. Join Laura Lippman's Tess Monaghan when she looks into a suspicious house fire in Baltimore. Compare the detecting tactics of Maxine O'Callaghan's pione...


  • For Cleveland P.I. Milan Jacovich, murder is still just a living...he hopes.A debt to an old friend puts Milan Jacovich in the middle of a sensitive case that's hurting his bank account and his love life. Jason Crowell, an eighteen-year-old college f...


  • THE DEATH OF A LADYKILLER Who killed the superstar? P.I. Milan Jacovich, still grieving from the death of his oldest friend, is obligated to find out. After all, he'd been hired to "babysit" twenty-something Hollywood hunk Darren Anderson while hi...


  • A vacation to die forWhen hot shot Cleveland real estate attorney Joel Kerner Jr. is killed on a Caribbean holiday, only his angry sister Patrice thinks it's more than a botched robbery. The island police have nothing and the Cleveland cops don't hav...


  • Shock waves ride through the city of Cleveland when up-and-coming local television reporter Virginia Carville is found strangled to death in her home. Even more surprising is when Mary Soderberg, the station's top sales executive, implores P.I. Milan...


  • When a young, rather feckless heiress hires Milan Jacovich to find her middle-aged lover--not because she wants him back but because he owes her $18,000--he's thrust among artists and would-be artists who frequent the Coventry section of Cleveland he...


  • When moisture gathers over a large lake, the result is snow--fast, heavy, fishtail flakes that seem to white-out every sin and crime. Milan Jacovich knows better. So when the local mob calls in a favor he owes, he's off to the Cleveland suburb of Lak...



  • Presents the true account of Martha Brailsford, a talented young artist, and her violent struggle with a sadistic, sociopathic, neighborhood killer, which ended in death on a dark and lonely Salem night. Originally published as Counterpoint. Reprint....



  • in Cat Crimes 2
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    From the pens of today's most prolific, popular, and feline-fancying mystery writers comes CAT CRIMES 2, a chilling collection of original stories that will leave cat- and mystery-lovers purring for more. Inside you'll encounter the Bogart drawl of P...


  • MILAN JACOVICH -- CLEVELAND'S FAVORITE PRIVATE EYE! No one is as loyal to old friends as Cleveland private investigator Milan Jacovich (it's pronounced MY-lan YOCK-ovich). So when a grade school chum worries his son Paulie might be selling drugs, Mi...


  • Actor-private detective Saxon reluctantly takes on the case of real-estate developer George Amptman, who suspects his wife of having an affair, but the case takes a dark turn when the woman's lover is found dead...






  • #2 in the Milan Jacovich mystery series . . . Polyester leisure suit, white patent leather shoes, matching white belt―that 1970s fashion statement was once unkindly dubbed the “full Cleveland.” And no one wears it with more flair and panache th...



  • P.I. Milan Jacovich is a private investigator with a master's degree, an ex-wife, a penchant for Kolbasa sandwiches, and a habit for finding trouble. What begins as a simple bodyguard job turns into the mysterious disappearance of advertising hotshot...


  • Late night phone calls are never good news, and hearing his secretary's scared voice on the line, Saxon figured he was in for a case with too many favors and no hard cash. But the L.A. actor-turned sleuth was only half right, because whoever took a s...


  • Les Roberts, the award winning Private Eye Writer, continues the series of mysteries in this adventure set in Hollywood, from the boardrooms of network television to the netherworld of dimly-lit bars. Screen actor Saxon, moonlighting as a detective, ...