Book List in Order:16 titles

  • When shadowy gray market hustler and aspiring crony capitalist Jerzy Schroeder is murdered while Josie Kendall is hitting him up for a million dollars to help him cash in on alternative energy funding, the police suspect her of adultery and her husba...


  • "A winning pair of protagonists."―BooklistRep Pennyworth, a trademark and copyright lawyer, has loyally followed his wife Melissa to Milwaukee in her quest for an assistant professorship in English Literature at UWM. On the night before the 2008 Ar...


  • [MP3CD audiobook format in vinyl case.] [Read by Malcolm Hillgartner] When a frat boy finds himself on trial in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, for piracy on the high seas, Lawyer Rep Pennyworth suspects he's being used as an unwitting accomplice in a cheap pu...


  • The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers, or at least one. . . . Vance Hayes died late one night when his snowmobile broke through thin ice near the Wisconsin Dells. The cold-hearted, hard-headed lawyer is unmourned by clients, colleagues, o...


  • "A modern-day Nick and Nora, the quick-witted Rep and the literature-loving Melissa trade sophisticated quips that may make readers wish they had paid more attention in English class. Good fun."―BooklistIntellectual property attorneys, romance publ...


  • Rep Pennyworth faces the client from hell. She is Charlotte Buchanan, author of And Done to Others' Harm, a mystery of no particular merit. Charlotte contends the 1997 novel is the basis for the 1999 film Contemplation of Death. She wants to sue. Rep...



  • A dead body is discovered in a locked room in a country house in the affluent Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. Nine people were present in the house at the time, nine people who saw nothing they'd like to report and did nothing they're willing to...


  • Foreign Service veteran Richard Michaelson is more than familiar with the politics of politics. When an aide to the Secretary of State turns up dead at a conference Michaelson is attending, he gets the feeling she knew one too many--a detail that is ...






  • The Cold War may be over, but retired foreign service officer Richard Michaelson is finding Washington, D.C., anything but peaceful.At a government reception in the Library of Congress, a sudden explosion lands Michaelson in the hospital and allows a...


  • When the witty, sophisticated New York couple Thomas and Sandrine Curry accompany their friend Theodore Furst on a trip to Burundi in 1963, their plans for a leisurely photo safari give way to diplomatic intrigue, romantic complications, and murder.A...


  • When the rumor that a recently executed prisoner was already dead before he received his lethal injection threatens the President's reelection, Richard Michaelson conducts a secret investigation and discovers connections between the Pentagon, a Japan...



  • Faced with a victim murdered inside a locked room of an electronically secured, videotape-monitored federal prison and a senator as the prime suspect, Richard Michaelson looks for clues not in the Frietchieburg Correctional Facility but in the halls ...


  • Ex-lawyer Thomas Andrew Curry and Sandrine Cadette--romatic sparring partners and occasional sleuths--go into action when an avant-garde painting and their painter-client's lawsuit against a rival lead to murder, in a mystery set in 1962 New York...