Book List in Order:33 titles

  • Some people in the Southwest love the Rojo brand of Mexican bologna, but it's illegal to bring it into the United States. Smugglers sneak rolls of the bologna across the border, trying to get rich off the food fad. Enter Lucky Flanagan, such an unli...


  • Josh Nieto celebrates his 18th birthday by walking out of Juvenile Detention and into a sweet job as the driver for an elderly loan shark named Malcolm Hunt. But when Hunt's Dixie Mafia past catches up to him, Josh finds himself in the middle of a bl...


  • Fleeing the federal witness protection program, Jackie Nolan is on her way back home to Albuquerque when she finds a car burning on the side of the highway. The driver is dead, and Jackie sees a chance to start over with a new identity. But the dead ...


  • Jackie Nolan knows how to drive big trucks and she's facing a mountain of debt. Put the two together, and Jackie soon finds herself hijacking semis from truck stops around Albuquerque, NM. But when one of the trucks turns out to be full of stolen Arm...


  • What do an ex-con, a security guard, a con man, a musclebound fireman and a savvy divorcee have in common? In Steve Brewer's comic crime novel, these five strangers come together to rob a bank. FOOL'S PARADISE is a humorous look at those who imperso...


  • Steve Brewer, author of the Bubba Mabry mystery series and a dozen other crime novels, delivers a short story about love, death, adultery, revenge, pickup trucks and guns.Rusty Milner drives to an isolated trailer in the piney woods, looking for his ...


  • For years, author and humorist Steve Brewer has entertained readers with his broken adages and twisted advice. Now the best of his "Rules for Successful Living" are collected into one handy self-help guide that's absolutely no help at all. If you nee...


  • Two couriers ditch a briefcase full of drug money. An honest man finds it and turns it in to police. When no one claims the money, the law declares that it's finders keepers. What happens when the couriers show up later, wanting the money back?Find o...


  • A BOX OF PANDORAS is a hilarious new mystery from Steve Brewer, author of the Bubba Mabry series. When Loretta Kimball learns her favorite actor is coming to New Mexico for a film festival, she couldn't be more excited. Loretta's the long-time presid...






  • Two old men have played cards together every week for thirty years. Each man assumes he knows everything about the other by now. Then one reveals a terrible secret from long ago. And they both know this night will end like no other.SHOWDOWN is a susp...


  • Bubba Mabry returns in a new novella guaranteed to thrill and amuse fans of the series featuring the Albuquerque, NM, private eye.Bubba bumbles back into action when he's hired to find a missing stripper who goes by the stage name Joy Forever. Joy's ...


  • Eddie may be seventy-seven years old, but he's still a tough guy, a former heist man who packs a pistol in his pocket. But Eddie's no killer. Then a young woman in a bar makes him an offer he can't refuse.This hard-boiled short story, which originall...


  • A mobster hires a gang of professional thieves to rob his own casino in Steve Brewer's thriller LOST VEGAS. Nick Papadopoulos used to be a button man for the Mob. Now he's the front man for an aging casino in Fowler, Nevada, an isolated backwater kno...


  • Misfit robbers attract the hot spotlight of the medical marijuana debate in THE BIG WINK, the new crime novel from Steve Brewer, author of the Bubba Mabry mysteries. Ray Bunch and his gang have been happily knocking over cannabis dispensaries for we...


  • CALABAMA is hillbilly noir set in the wilds of far Northern California. It's the story of Eric Newlin, a slacker who works for his father-in-law in the remote town of Redding. A Corvette flies over Eric's head in a freak accident, and he walks away w...


  • Hard-luck private eye Bubba Mabry is desperate for money at Christmastime, so he takes an onerous job: Keeping watch on the Santas at a local mall. When one of the Santas turns up murdered, Bubba and his wife, newspaper reporter Felicia Quattlebaum, ...


  • Can a deadpan hitman save the world from Big Oil? In FIREPOWER, a hitman named Bob is sent to kill a young woman who invented a regenerative hydrogen fuel cell, an energy source that will make oil obsolete. Once he realizes what's at stake, Bob helps...


  • in Crimes by Moonlight

    An all-new mystery anthology edited and featuring a new story by #1 New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris Nighttime is the perfect time for the perfect crime. #1 New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris edits and contributes...


  • Solomon Gage, trusted employee of billionaire Dominick Sheffield, has one of those jobs you can't put on a résumé. He's a fixer, an odd-jobber, a go-to guy. Today his assignment is to pull Sheffield's granddaughter out of a crack house, which he do...


  • Having coffee with a new client, things seem to be going well until the monkey with the gun shows up. Now Bubba's facing an uncooperative police force, a barrel full of suspects, and an intern who drives everyone bananas. And he's got to figure out w...


  • You're probably surprised to see me. I'm supposed to be top secret, right? Hidden away in your corporate headquarters. But guess what? I've escaped. Whipsaw is missing. LaCosta refuses to call the cops. DelaTek stands to lose millions. Why should Mat...


  • Jaded, rage-laden, and utterly stupid, brothers Leon and Junior Daggett and their homicidal partner, Roy Wade, entertain themselves by knocking over liquor stores and gas stations. When a run-of-the-mill robbery goes sour, they find themselves bloody...


  • When a panicked elf finds Santa's dead body at a local mall, private investigator Bubba Mabry is in the hot seat. Merry tidings of greed, betrayal and Grinch-like deviousness soon follow as a grumbling Bubba hunts for a yuletide killer in a tale of m...


  • Sam Hill steals cars. Not just any cars, but collectible cars, rare works of automotive artistry. Sam’s a specialist, and he’s made a good life for himself in Albuquerque. Things change one night after he steals a primo 1965 Thunderbird from a l...


  • When a contract killer bumps off a high roller in a Las Vegas casino, a tangle of romance, gambling, and gunplay follows. The killer, Lily Marsden, is a mysterious and cold woman who is a true professional. But soon, the casino owner, his henchmen, a...


  • A phone call in the middle of the night brings Albuquerque Gazette Sports Editor Drew Gavin to the aid of his friend and reporter Curtis White, who has awoken beside a brutally murdered cheerleader. Unable to recall anything from the night before, Cu...


  • How crazy with jealousy can someone be? Albuquerque private eye Bubba Mabry learns that jealousy can extend beyond the grave when he’s hired by a mild-mannered millionaire named Melvin Haywood. Haywood’s wife died six months earlier, revealing on...


  • Sportswriter Drew Gavin is treading water. He harbors little ambition and doesn't even have a woman in his life. But at a class reunion, former flame Helen Graham comes to Drew for help. Her hotshot lawyer husband, Fred, has gotten himself in deep wi...


  • UNEASY MONEY If Albuquerque P.I. Bubba Mabry has any competition -- and it's debatable that he even has a job--it would be William J. Pool, a slick Texas hotshot who loves playing Bubba for a chump. So when Pool asks Bubba if he wants some easy mo...






  • SITTING DUCK His client list is at zero, so Albuquerque private eye Bubba Mabry is all ears when a lovely young woman asks him to locate her missing husband. Biology professor David Field was last seen heading for the desert on a research trip. An...


  • Private eye Bubba Mabry thinks he has it made when one of Albuquerque's wealthiest women hires him to locate her granddaughter, Margaret Ogletroop, who has become involved with a women-only commune near Taos, New Mexico. Unfortunately, along with the...


  • Soft-boiled Albuquerque P.I. Bubba Mabry is way short on cash when pimp Sultan Sweeney, late of N'Orleans, strolls into his office. Sultan is working the old Route 66, Central Avenue, and somebody's killing his 'babies.' The cops won't tell Sultan an...


  • Bubba Mabry may not be Albuquerque’s most successful private investigator, operating as he does from the seedy Desert Breeze Motor Inn on Route 66, amid hookers and drug dealers. But when a man named Buddy, sporting pounds of gold jewelry, hires hi...