WHAT HAPPENED TO NICOLE? (2022)
Satire / Comedy / Mystery
Retired detective John Morgan has moved into an active adult community in Arizona to investigate Nicole Long’s death. While he is there, several other residents die of suspicious causes, yet the local police classify them all as natural deaths. Can Morgan convince the authorities that someone is actually killing the seniors? This satirical, murder mystery about a perfect active adult community will keep you turning pages until its explosive ending.
THIN BLUE SECRETS (2021)
Despite the mounting evidence, rookie SFPD Homicide Detective Jessica Sloan tries to prove her partner didn’t kill a man she knows he hated. She soon learns why police officers are rarely charged, yet alone convicted.
Book 3 in the Jessica Sloan Mystery Series
TOURIST X (2020)
What if ‘who killed your victim,’ is the wrong question?
A murdered tourist leads Detectives Jessica Sloan and John Cutter into a multilayered whodunit that exposes one disturbing secret after another.
A male tourist is found viciously murdered in a seedy hotel in San Francisco.
Detective Jessica Sloan and her partner, John Cutter, follow the scant clues to the small town of Promise, Arizona.
When they arrive to deliver a death notification and conduct interviews, they wonder why the local police are harassing them and have told the local townspeople not to cooperate.
As the secrets continue to unravel, Sloan and Cutter discover the case is far more complicated and bizarre than they could have imagined. An electrifying ride that will leave readers shocked again, and again.,
Book 2 in the Jessica Sloan Mystery Series
AN UNLADYLIKE MURDER (2019)
Jill Gillberry has broken the glass ceiling in Silicon Valley and is running a bleeding edge medical device company. She is found dead in an otherwise empty ladies restroom at the Orpheum Theatre even though she had two bodyguards standing outside.
The baffling case is assigned to rookie Detective Jessica Sloan. The odds are against her. She’s the only female detective in Homicide and Detective John Cutter has been told to take her as a partner or retire. Complicating matters, Sloan and Cutter are told to use new Artificial Intelligence software that will help detectives identify suspects.
Cutter knows it’s an effort to reduce headcount within the department.
What could possibly go wrong?
Book 1 in the Jessica Sloan Mystery Series
SEPARATE HONEYMOONS (2018)
As Frank Moretti and Naomi Dolphin plan to exchange wedding vows, a drug cartel invades their island paradise.
Life changing decisions must be made.
“Separate Honeymoons is addictive, twisty and terrifyingly possible.”
Book 6 in the Frank Moretti Thriller Series
IS THIS GOODBYE? (2018)
What happens when too many things in your life all change at once?
Frank Moretti and Naomi Dolphin travel to Vancouver, Canada, to meet with a tech company critical to US satellite security. As they discover the company has been sold to the Chinese, Frank’s past comes back to haunt him.
He finds himself in a foreign country, alone and in jail.
Book 5 in the Frank Moretti Thriller series.
It is a novella and is perfect for a summer read by the pool, beach or lake.
HAPPY HOUR MURDERS (2017)
“It takes killer instincts to survive in an Active Adult Community in Arizona.”
Salvatore isn’t an author as he claims. In fact, Salvatore Cabella isn’t his real name.
A successful assassin for the past twenty-five years, he was trying to retire when his girlfriend on St Kitts was kidnapped. Unless he whacks someone in the witness protection program before they can testify, she’ll be killed.
Following instructions, he moves into an active adult retirement community in Glenwood, Arizona where the smiling residents and their bizarre lifestyle affect him. He discovers he longs to enjoy life as they do.
Walking home from Happy Hour, he discovers his latest neighbors and a US Marshall have been slaughtered. The local police team up with the US Marshall Service to hunt the killer(s) down.
With everything at stake, will he save his girlfriend and retire, or will his friendlier self get him killed?
THE RELUCTANT SPY (2017)
In a race against the clock, Frank Moretti has been blackmailed into performing a twisted mission in Moscow.
The CIA orders him to find and verify who is responsible for hacking the US Military satellite system.
With no help from the CIA, the mission seems impossible.
While there, the Russians escalate their aggression prompting the American President to order retaliation.
Frank’s mission changes to: find, verify and kill.
Torn from the headlines!
Book 4 in the Frank Moretti Thriller series.
It takes place the morning after No Time For Fools.
THE START-UP (2014)
Frank Moretti wants to land a good job and make enough money to marry his girlfriend.
His uncle Anthony Rizzo takes Frank under his wing as CEO of a start-up company.
Frank’s morals are challenged as he learns that a Rizzo funded CEO must be ready to lie, cheat, commit fraud and order murder.
How far will Frank go?
Book 1 of the Frank Moretti Series
BLOOD RIVALS (2015)
Frank Moretti is living without his immediate family or friends on the idyllic island of St Kitts. His uncle, Anthony Rizzo, wants him to groom him to take over his syndicate while Frank's cousin wants to assume his place. Both are willing to kill Frank to have their way.
Book 2 of the Frank Moretti Series
No Time For Fools (2015)
Facing ill health, Frank Moretti’s uncle, Anthony Rizzo is settling old scores. With each death, Frank becomes increasingly concerned he may be next.
One thing is certain, his life will never be the same.
Book 3 of the Frank Moretti Series
A TIMELY REVENGE (2014)
Anthony Rizzo has escaped the past of his organized crime father and become the CEO of a public company. His world is shattered when his secrets and those of his father’s past are used to blackmail him. When the blackmailer is a U.S. Congressman and co-chair of the National Organized Crime Committee, what would you do?
“If you enjoy strategy, this book is for you.”
Related to the Frank Moretti Series
THE ARABIAN CLIENT (2016)
At the age of twenty-two, Naomi Dolphin is intent on starting a career as a female bodyguard to the rich and famous.
Her first contract is to protect a married Princess of the Saudi Royal family for twelve months. She finds herself mired in the stark religious and political realities of the Middle East.
Does she have the maturity to adapt to the challenges she will face while overcoming her own demons?
Related to the Frank Moretti Series