Every year California wildfires become big news stories. Imagine if one of these fires got set to cover up a crime. That is the jumping off point for Doug Richardson’s new book Hip Slick and Dead. Lucky Dey is a semi-retired LA county sheriff’s deputy. He mostly puts in hours doing background checks but from time to time […]
With the topic of illegal border crossings in the news it is nice to have a story that addresses it, without becoming preachy. The Raid by Steven Konkoly is an action thriller that is kicked off by the deaths of border patrol agents. The novel starts with the two agents discovering a group of young […]
What happens when two down on their luck small-time crooks get in way over their head? The Last Getaway by Clay Savage explores that possibility. Calvin Russell and Richie Glass were hired to be getaway drivers for two bank robbery crews. Little do both groups know they are hitting the same bank at the same […]
What would you do if you met someone claiming to be a serial killer? What if you were an author and the killer wanted you to write their biography?
The Warehouse takes place in a near-future world where one company, Cloud, has taken over. Cloud is so large it more or less runs parts of the US government. Paxton is a former prison guard and small business owner. Cloud made him go out of business and now he works for them. Zinnia is a […]
Implosion is an ensemble story taking place in the final weeks of the fictional Desert Palace hotel in Las Vegas. Most of the interweaving stories revolve around six million dollars that went missing after a botched robbery of the casino