The Missing Piece

In The Missing Piece, defense attorney (and former District Attorney) Wes Farrell is feeling burnt out representing people he believes are guilty. Wes’ latest client, Doug Rush, is accused of murdering recently exonerated Paul Riley. Riley served eleven years for raping and murdering Doug’s daughter. The Exoneration Initiative (a thinlyContinue Reading


Even the Amish have secrets! Ride along with Sheriff Kate Burkholder as she chases a vicious murderer in a rural Ohio town in Fallen. Rachel was Amish. She was also recently alive. But after returning to her hometown, she was beaten to death in her motel room. “Painters Mill wasContinue Reading

Risk Factor

Buddy has been called home to Freedom in Risk Factor, the fourth entry in the series. Buddy’s father, Freedom’s Sheriff, wants to step down. He has ALS and a recent break-in of his home has shaken his confidence. While Buddy refuses the interim Sheriff role, he does return as aContinue Reading

Cut to the Bone

“A large axe was placed in the girl’s right hand. Along the white granite bench, the words ‘as above, so below’ were painted in blood. Nine baboon figurines encircled the girl like an audience observing her in death.”— from the great new police procedural thriller, Cut to the Bone. Nearby,Continue Reading