Book List:18 titles
  • I'd had two murders since last spring, solved them both. The first one was prime and it got a lotta attention in the fish wrappers, so I had a bunch of clients for awhile. Just cause people saw my name in the paper they figured I was the best (which ...


  • New York, 1943. Almost anything in pants has gone to serve Uncle Sam in the war -- including Woody Mason, the head of a Manhattan detective agency. Left to run the show is his secretary, Faye Quick, who signed on as a steno, not a shamus. But Faye's ...


  • A Shamus Award-winning Author Sheriff Lucia Dove of Jefferson County, Virginia, is called to investigate when sixteen-year-old Julie Boyer goes missing from her home. When Julie's body is found, the FBI arrives - in the person of Dove's ex-husband, A...


  • PI Lauren Laurano takes on the conventional notion that appearances can be deceiving in this snappily paced whodunit. She and her longtime girlfriend, Kip, leave Manhattan for a vacation on Long Island. They are ostensibly going to help friends renov...


  • All is not well in the life of Greenwich Village P.I. Lauren Laurano. She and her lesbian lover are drifting apart. There's a psychopath watching her every move. And her friend Elissa has been accused of murdering her wealthy aunt. Lauren knows be...


  • Starr Faithfull was seduced at an early age by a forty-five year old man, and their relationship lasted nine years. By her twentieth year, she is an alcoholic, addicted to pills and ether, and is sexually compulsive. One day she is found dead on a Lo...


  • A serial killer is stalking nuns on the streets of New York. Can he be caught in time to prevent the next brutal slaying, in time to prevent the elite task force ranged against him from being taken off the case? Lieutenant Dina Donato leads these sev...


  • Murder is nothing new to Colin Maguire-he was wrongly accused of fatally stabbing his family in Chicago. The true culprit was never found. Once again in peaceful Seaville, Maguire is accused of committing a series of murders marked by bizarre symbols...


  • Surprise after surprise assures a fast paced and suspenseful foray into the darker reaches of New York's art scene. Fortune Fanelli, ex-cop turned private investigator (thanks to a smart investment) and a single parent of two, sets himself to the ...






  • When an unlikely character named Boston Blackie hires Lauren Laurano to find out who killed his mother more than thirty-five years ago, Lauren learns that the murdered mom may not be actually dead. Then again, she might. To find out, Lauren goes t...


  • Outside of Lauren's relationship with her lover, Kip, Megan is her oldest and dearest friend. But when Megan is held up in her Greenwich Village jewelry store and then killed, Lauren soon discovers how little she knew of Megan's life. Hired by one...


  • Lauren Laurano is surely not the first gay P.I. in New York City, but she is in a class by herself. Smart, stylish, and self-determined, she lives with her longtime lover, Kip, in a Greenwich Village brownstone. Their lives together usually simmer al...





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    It’s their last summer before college, and Jaret and Peggy have fallen deeply in love. They exchange love letters, have pet names, and spend hours alone in their special clearing in the woods. For once, life is perfect. But Jaret and Peggy live in ...


  • "You've got to be somebody, Geri. You can't be nobody. You don't want to be president of a lot of leftover people." That's my mother talking. She's always bugging me about "all-round popularity" which was important stuff back in the fifties--which, i...