Book List in Order: 13 titles

  • Come with me to Spyglass House where time and space and shifting dimensions meet, and I'll open a side door for you on the alternate world of 1938, take you up in an early biplane, provide you a sleeper on the Pan American Clipper, and fly you to Eur...


  • The day he lost his job, Rex Barney receives in a disbursement of a will, one skeleton key. Big deal. He'd rather have money. But the key is his entrance to the exclusive Spyglass House, a private club built on the fault line of time and space, each ...


  • The premise was simple. Steal DNA from the Shroud of Turin, decode it, build a new Jesus. "So what if they got a sample of DNA from the Shroud of Turin. Even if the body was that of Jesus, and even if they do decode the DNA, and even if...


  • Chance Dugan–retired at 33 and living on board Chicago, a derelict boat–and his buddy, Snack McGhee, keep getting innocently embroiled in other people's problems without even trying. Like Jinx, whose boyfriend sails off in her catamaran and in fi...


  • Ninety percent of the federal laws, resolutions, and appropriations pass or fail by a handful of votes. This means a small dedicated group of Congressmen, from both parties, in both Houses, joined in a secret society, could, by their patronage, influ...


  • "The Faltese Malcom?" The fat man laughed. "I hardly think so, Mr. Spaid. Another one of Miss O'Shaughnessy's little fictions I fear. What we are looking for is the Maltese Falcon." But that was in San Francisco of 1927. In everyday Washington, the F...


  • When Chance Dugan found himself locked out of a public garage, with his car inside, and his wallet in the car, he accepted the invitation of a lovely policewomen, Natti Moon, to spend the night in her Georgetown apartment. What's not to like? Except ...


  • ....James P. Dandy and Dodee Swisher are reunited again on a hiking and whitewater rafting Elderhostel(r) in North Carolina. Jim's not too crazy about either the hiking in the woods or the whitewater rafting, but Dodee is really up for it, and he is ...


  • Jim Dandy and Dodee Swisher head for North Carolina's scenic shores for a weekend Elderhostel on culinary magic. They stumble across the body of a local priest and follow a trail of murder most fishy -- only to end up in dangerously deep waters . . ....






  • The Wild Wild West Retired physical therapist James P. Dandy embarks on another Elderhostel adventure with his ladylove, artist Dodee Swisher, this time along the old Santa Fe Trail. But before the trip even gets under way, he sees a Native Americ...


  • Like A Corpse Out of Water. Maryland physical therapist James P. Dandy embarks upon his third Elderhostel vacation, eager to reunite with his ladylove Dodee Swisher for some romance and outdoor adventure in South Carolina's lovely Santee Dam lakes...


  • RECIPE FOR MURDER Take a few ambitious chefs, a handful of amateur cooks on a weeklong tour of Baltimore's greatest restaurants, season with a bit of competition for a spot on a new TV show, A Dash of Thyme, throw in a ruthless killer, and voil, ...


  • James P. Dandy -- yes, that would make him Jim Dandy -- couldn't believe he'd said yes to going on an Elderhostel down on the New Jersey coast in the cold, ugly, gray days of waning winter. His wife had died a couple of years before, and Jim didn't r...