Book, New Series: Introducing The Rebecca Mayfield Mysteries
San Francisco Homicide Inspector Rebecca Mayfield--a by-the-book
detective, who walks the straight and narrow in her work, and
in her life. And then meet Richie Amalfi, who's a little bit,
shall we say, NOT by-the-book. But opposites can and do attract,
and there are few mystery two-somes quite as opposite as Rebecca
them in their first full-length mystery adventure:
O'Clock Hustle (A Rebecca Mayfield Mystery)
San Francisco Homicide Inspector Rebecca Mayfield arrives at
the scene of a deadly shooting, she's shocked to find that the
witnesses have caught the killer, and that he's someone she
knows. Rebecca's a by-the-book detective, and she's always done
her job according to the rules, without hesitation...until Richie
Amalfi comes back into her life.
his way around everything and everyone in his city. When people
say they "know a guy who knows a guy," Richie's the
guy they're talking about. He can usually help people out of
tight situations, but suddenly finds he can't get himself out
of hot water when he's accused of murder.
on the run, and he runs straight to Rebecca to help him prove
his innocence. From the nightclubs of North Beach to the scenic
heights of Twin Peaks, dangers lurk and more deaths happen.
As Rebecca discovers there's a lot more to Richie than she thought,
and a lot more to like than she imagined, she soon fears not
only for her life, but also her heart.
Read how Rebecca and Richie meet in the newly revised novella,
THE THIRTEENTH SANTA. (Read my blog article "New
Mystery Series: ONE O'CLOCK HUSTLE" for special offer on
Winner Top 10 Idaho Book Award
two hundred years ago, a covert expedition shadowing Lewis
and Clark disappeared in the wilderness of Central Idaho.
Now, seven anthropology students and their professor vanish
in the same area.
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Latest Angie Amalfi Mysteries:
cook, sometime food columnist, sometime restaurant critic, and
generally "underemployed" person Angelina Amalfi burst
upon the mystery scene over twenty years ago. Her stories continue
to delight readers around the world.
Dose of Holiday Mayhem and Mystery--two novellas, a new one
"Cook's Curious Christmas" (also available alone,
see below), and an older novella, "The Thirteenth Santa."
In this season of surprises, Angie gets a potent holiday punch
when a powerful earthquake strikes San Francisco and sends her
on a magic carpet ride straight into a stockingful of suspense.
And just when she thinks her magical mystery tour can't get
any stranger, she becomes the target of a serial killer who
terrorized the San Francisco Bay Area over forty years earlier.
Angie needs to find a way to keep her merry Christmas from becoming
a nightmare, not only to prevent it from being lights-out for
Christmas, but also herself.
Spirits: An Angie Amalfi Mystery
queen Angie Amalfi has put aside her gourmet utensils to concentrate
on finding a place where she and finace homicide detective Paavo
Smith will live after the wedding. Angie finds the perfect house
for them, except for one little problem--the house may be haunted.
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Ghost of Squire House
a much loved romantic fantasy
decades, the home built by reclusive artist, Paul Squire, stood
empty on a windswept cliff overlooking the ocean. Those who
attempted to live in the home soon fled in terror. Jennifer
Barrett knows nothing of the history of the house she inherited.
All she knows is that she's glad for the chance to make a new
life for herself.
compelling, prickly ghost with a tortured, guilt-ridden past,
and a lonely heroine determined to start fresh find themselves
in a battle of wills and emotion in this story of love, time,
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Like Old Times
tale of love, loss, and second chances
Reynolds is unprepared for the torrent of memories that fill
her when she returns to her small hometown. She soon discovers
that, as much as she doesn't want to be there, events conspire
to cause her to finally face her past. The most difficult part
of that past is Tony Santos. Little does she expect that her
feelings for him are still so strong...or his for her. But it
is possible to forget the past? Or if not to forget, to forgive?
Both she and Tony have changed a lot. Yet seeing him, simply
talking with him, she finds that in her heart, it seems like
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romantic suspense in far away places
Perkins is trying to find her brother who went
missing while on a Peace
Corps assignment in Asia. All she knows is that the disappearance
has something to do with a "White Dragon." Darius
Kane, adventurer and bounty hunter, seems to be her only hope,
and she practically shanghais him into helping her.
With a touch
of the romantic adventure film "Romancing the Stone,"
C.J. and Darius follow a trail that takes them to through the
narrow streets of Hong Kong, to the backrooms of San Francisco's
Chinatown, to the wild jungles of Borneo, as they pursue both
her brother and the White Dragon. The closer C.J. gets to them,
the more danger she finds herself in—and it's not just
danger of losing her life, but also of losing her heart.
With A Gunfighter
Willa Literary Award Best Historical
Devere wants vengeance. She grows up quickly when she witnesses
the murder of her family by a gang of outlaws, and vows to make
them pay for their crime. When the law won't help her, she takes
matters into her own hands. Jess McLowry left his war-torn Southern
home to head West, where he hired out his gun. When he learns
what happened to Gabriella's family, and what she plans, he
knows a young woman like her will
have no chance against the outlaws, and vows to save her the
way he couldn't save his own family. But the price of vengeance
is high and Gabriella's willingness to sacrifice everything
ultimately leads to the book's deadly and startling conclusion.
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a tale of forbidden love
Greer, daughter of a wealthy San Francisco shipping magnate,
dismisses every man who courts her until she meets Li Han-lin,
the handsome, enigmatic--and married--leader of a ruthless Chinese
tong. Although wrong for her in every way, Han-lin attracts
her as surely as a moth to a flame. As she becomes embroiled
in the intrigue surrounding the mysterious tong leader, the
1906 earthquake and fire strike, completely destroying the city's
Chinatown and the way of life of its people. Ruth knows she
must face the future alone, but her heart doesn't agree.
San Francisco comes to life in this fascinating and colorful
romance of star-crossed lovers whose love is not only socially
forbidden, but illegal under the Chinese Exclusion Act and California's
anti-miscegenation laws of the time.