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    Author: David Shaffer


Burned By: David Shaffer

Burned

By: David Shaffer

Harry Caine a licensed Florida PI operating his investigative agency in West Palm Beach finds a way to attract big money clients. The Palm Beach kind of big money. His new client Evans Enterprises owns a network of car dealerships from West Palm Beach to Key Largo. The corporation finds itself under attack when used cars mysteriously explode catch on fire or fail due to a variety of other causes. Law suits proliferate and the press coverage promises to destroy the company’s business. Harry accepts the task of finding who and why someone is out to destroy Evans Enterprises. His investigation reveals a plot that stems from incidents that happened forty years ago. His discoveries could destroy all he loves and treasures.



Price: $18.00 | ISBN: 0-9768108-2-4

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Dead Right By: David Shaffer

Dead Right

By: David Shaffer

Harry Caine a licensed Florida PI was working cases in West Palm Beach when a satisfied client recommended him for an assignment he couldn’t turn down up north in the deep south of North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad area. Harry and his assistant Mona Morgan take on an unsolved nine- year-old murder that has never been declared cold. The investigation leads Harry to a wife beater a homosexual sociopath and secret software operations of a major credit card company. Harry and Mona demonstrate their skills as professional investigators in this intriguing mystery motived by love greed and the desire to kill.



Price: $15.00 | ISBN: 0-9768108-8-3

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Monas Lament By: David Shaffer

Monas Lament

By: David Shaffer

Harry Caine has been hired to determine whether the missing father of his client is dead or alive. The client wants closure in his desire to determine the what who where when and why of his missing father who disapeared shortly after taking off in his private plane from Pahokee to West Palm Beach. The authorities have declared the case closed after an exhaustive search of the surrounding everglades sections of the Gulf of Mexico and the waters off the Florida east coast. As Harry and Mona uncover the facts of the case the profile of a serial killer begins to immerge. The action in this unforgettable Harry Caine Mystery takes place on land sea and air moving from Palm Beach and Marion County Florida to Eleuthera Island in the Bahamas.



Price: $15.00 | ISBN: 9.78098E+12

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Paid In Full By: David Shaffer

Paid In Full

By: David Shaffer

Harry Caine is a licensed California private investigator that closed his one-man detective agency in Silicon Valley to try a new way of life in Washington D.C. In a short time he becomes dissatisfied with his new job and builds a getaway boat intending to sail away to the Caribbean Islands and never look back. On the way south from Washington D.C. a boating accident requires repairs but Harry doesn’t have enough money to pay the bill. A nefarious boat yard controller exiled from his family’s crime business in New Jersey offers Harry a job delivering some boxes from Daytona Beach to a Silicon Valley scientist/inventor. Harry discovers the contents of the boxes he has delivered and is hired to find the who’s and why’s of a counterfeiting scheme stolen currency paper and two murders. He gets caught up in this compelling coast-to-coast mystery and finds himself back in the detective business



Price: $15.00 | ISBN: 0-9725031-6-1

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The Double Lie By: David Shaffer

The Double Lie

By: David Shaffer

Harry Caine and Mona Morgan’s second North Carolina assignment is to develop exculpatory evidence in support of the client’s son who has been charged with the murder of his girlfriend in North Carolina. The client’s son Frank Sanford is currently serving a twenty-year federal sentence for perjury and is desperately searching for a way to have the perjury sentence reduced to time served and the murder charge doesn’t help his chances. In the course of the investigation Harry and Mona discover a possible connection to the multiple murders of the Carpenter family in Henry County Virginia...an unsolved six year old case that drew national attention due to the abduction and subsequent murder of the Carpenter’s daughter Jill. The tension mounts as Harry and Mona dream up ways to obtain a confession in the two cases notwithstanding the fact that neither case has an eye witness... and one case has no body or a crime scene. Things run smoothly until Harry and Mona serendipitously become the next victims in this crushing tale guaranteed to deliver a non-stop reading adventure.



Price: $15.00 | ISBN: 9.78098E+12

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Wake Up Call By: David Shaffer

Wake Up Call

By: David Shaffer

It was a standard ‘locate’. One that Harry Caine and his assistant Mona normally spent no more than a day resolving. But this unusual case turns into something much bigger and becomes Harry’s highest profile assignment. Harry’s and Mona’s life and the well being of the Florida population from Key Largo to Daytona Beach is at stake. West Palm Beach’s top private-detective team steps up to the plate in this gripping novel of international payback involving Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez in partnership with the infamous Colombian drug cartel. It’s Harry’s job to discover where his client’s husband has gone and more importantly why.



Price: $15.00 | ISBN: 9.78098E+12

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    Author: Harol Marshall


CORPSE For CUAMANTLA  By: Harol Marshall

CORPSE For CUAMANTLA

By: Harol Marshall
American Anthropologist Anna Merino arrives I the sleepy village of Cuamantla in rural Tlaxcala Mexico to conduct her dissertation research only to find herself embroiled in a homicide and the theft of the village’s most prized possession the Real Cedula a document from King Philip II of Spain dating back to 1551.

The prospect of chronicling her first fiesta fills Anna with anticipation until the death of School Director Pedro Garcia disrupts the Cinco de Mayo celebration. Stress and intrigue ratchet up when Anna becomes entangled in the investigation by inadvertently filmi9ng the murderer. Knowing her life is in danger if the killer realizes she holds the key to his or her identity Anna enlists the help of two handsome and charismatic men at least one of whom wants to capture her affection.

Price: $15.00 | ISBN: 978-0-9815763-7-4

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Holy Death By: Harol Marshall

Holy Death

By: Harol Marshall
Travel to Hollywood California for an amusing time with Private Investigator Polly Berger as she helps her ex-husband LAPD Detective Johnny Birdwhistle solve a murder in...

HOLY DEATH

FAUX SOUTHERN BELLE CINDA MAE BRADBURY A STRIPPER AT THE CATWALK TWO DOORS DOWN FROM P.I. POLLY BERGER’S OFFICE IN HOLLYWOOD HIRES POLLY TO FIND THE PERSON POISONING HER BOYFRIEND AT THE SANTA MUERTE SUNDAY MASSES. POLLY KNOWS ABOUT THE HOLY DEATH CULT A MEXICAN SPIN-OFF OF CATHOLICISM BUT DISAGREES WITH CINDA’S ASSUMPTION THAT THE SAINT IS TRYING TO KILL HER GOOD-LOOKING BOYFRIEND IN ORDER TO SLEEP WITH HIM IN HEAVEN.

WHEN CINDA MAE’S SOON-TO-BE-EX-HUSBAND TURNS UP DEAD AND HER BOYFRIEND IS CHARGED WITH THE MURDER POLLY TURNS TO HER EX-HUSBAND JOHNNY BIRDWHISTLE A DETECTIVE THIRD GRADE WITH THE HOLLYWOOD DIVISION OF THE LAPD. WITH THE HELP (AND SOMETIMES INTERFERENCE) OF POLLY’S PART-TIME SECRETARY AND STAND-UP COMIC BUNNY CONTRERAS THE THREE BECOME EMBROILED IN AN INVESTIGATION THAT INCLUDES THE SMUGGLING OF ILLEGAL ALIENS ROMANTIC TRIANGLES AND MORE MURDER AND MAYHEM THAN POLLY BARGAINS FOR.

Price: $15.00 | ISBN: 978-0-9815763-9-8

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    Author: Michele Weil Scott


The 47th Floor By: Michele Weil Scott

The 47th Floor

By: Michele Weil Scott
Detective Shannon Khatri is called to investigate a murder inside a New York City skyscraper. She discovers the work of a sadistic killer who has created a labyrinth of tunnels inside the walls of the building. The killer strikes most often somewhere on or near the 47th floor but leads the determined detective on a chase that extends beyond the perimeter of the building itself as the killer begins to focus his twisted desires on her.
As Shannon's relationship with her live in boyfriend heats up, so does the killers desire to have her for himself, endangering other women along with her entire team as he leads her on a chase that brings the reader into a surprising twist. This not only increases the danger, but could ultimately cost Shannon her life.


Price: $5.99 | ISBN: 1234567890

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    Author: Rachel Poe


Secrets From the Attic By: Rachel Poe

Secrets From the Attic

By: Rachel Poe
When medical examiner Mark Goodman and Carrie Whittaker meet in a graveyard, over a pile of bones, they’re thrown into a mystery which sends them on a roller coaster ride neither wanted to take.The bones found in North Carolina lead them to Kansas and a forgotten farmhouse of fear, horror and sadness.
Their chance meeting was predestined for more than one reason. Mark joins Carrie in uncovering family secrets and supports her as she grieves for the lost souls of those she never had the chance to know.
Evil awaits them in Kansas.Their original discovery leads them into an even more complex and emotional mystery as Carrie experiences the same tragedy that occurred there thirty years earlier.
While they struggle to understand what happened, and fight to reclaim their sanity, their souls are joined as each tries to resist the magnetic pull of two hearts fated to be together.

Price: $20.00 | ISBN: 9780991266029

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Vanished Sisters By: Rachel Poe

Vanished Sisters

By: Rachel Poe

What would you do if your happy childhood memories were shattered by murder...?


Forensic anthropology professor Mark Goodman and his bride, Carrie, are off on another adventure that they neither planned nor wanted. Mark’s sister, Anne, has informed them of an old farmhouse for sale in the North Carolina mountains, overlooking the valley where Mark and Anne spent their childhood summers with their grandparents.


But when the newlyweds check out this property, thinking they might renovate it for their summer home, matters suddenly turn deadly.


Just as Mark ducks to look down the well, a gunshot rings out and a bullet whizzes over his head. The only thing scarier for Mark is what he thinks he saw in the well.


The farmhouse belonged to two elderly sisters Mark knew as adopted aunts. But several years ago, the sisters mysteriously disappeared. Now, Mark wants to know what became of them. Is someone trying to scare him and Carrie off this property? Could clues to the sisters’ disappearance still be on the farm?


Soon law enforcement is called in, and Mark lends his forensic skills to the investigation. Suddenly, the clues lead not only to a murder case but a terrorist plot to wreak havoc on American soil.


By the time all the clues are pieced together, Mark and Carrie will not only be battling terrorists, but find themselves caught up in a power struggle between the FBI and the CIA, with implications leading all the way to the White House.


This page-turning sequel to Secrets from the Attic will keep readers biting their nails, while falling in love with Rachel Poe’s characters all over again.



Price: $15.00 | ISBN: 978-0-9861790-7-5

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