Sunday, June 25, 2017

Flash of Brilliance

It’s Flash’s favorite time of year, but the old-fashioned Christmas the Grady family has planned begins to unravel when Aggie’s investigation into a homicide hit-and-run leads to the arrest of her own brother-in-law and exposes a crime syndicate that’s responsible for spreading millions in counterfeit bills throughout the southeast.    A police informant turns up dead, and evidence suggests his murder may be the result of corruption at the highest levels of law enforcement.

 Flash,  who is an expert at putting things together, understands that all these pieces of the puzzle are related, and with Aggie’s help they’ll soon be able to see the big picture.  But not even Flash can foresee the demons their search for the truth will unearth.  When the shadows from the past reach forward to cloud their future,  Aggie, Grady, and Flash find the limits of their loyalty tested, even as they discover the lengths to which they will go to protect the ones they love.

This is the turning point that changes everything for Aggie, Flash, and Grady.  You don't want to miss this one!

Thursday, June 9, 2016

The Sound of Running Horses

Available July 15, 2016
Preorder your copy HERE


Still recovering from the traumatic events of the past year, newlyweds Aggie Malone, police chief of Dogleg Island, and Deputy Sheriff Ryan Grady are looking forward to a carefree day of  picnics, pirates and buried treasure with their precocious—and uncannily perceptive— border collie, Flash.  But when Flash discovers a body  in a shallow grave on the deserted Wild Horse Island Nature Preserve,  a tangled knot of conspiracy, murder and deception begins to unfold,  revealing that the things that are buried are often the most dangerous  and the only pirates you have to fear are the ones that live next door.  
Fifteen hundred miles away, an ex-con and a fifteen year old girl embark upon a crime spree that will earn them the nicknames “Bonnie and Clyde”.  As they make their way inexorably south, Aggie, Grady and Flash are thrust into the middle of a murder investigation that leads to the arrest of one of their neighbors and the attempted suicide of another. When a search of the dead girl’s belongings reveals a priceless emerald bracelet and two of the island’s most popular residents go missing, the puzzle becomes even more complicated.  Grady and Aggie struggle to put all the pieces into place while Flash, ever obsessed with understanding the human condition, wrestles with a more painful dilemma: how do you tell the good guys from the bad guys when they are so often the same person?

Praise for the Dogleg Island Mystery series:

“An exceptionally entertaining and deftly crafted read for all mystery/suspense fans...”
--The Midwest Book Review

“An ample murder mystery with an enthralling protagonist...”
--Kirkus Reviews

Tuesday, April 28, 2015


Book One in the Dogleg Island Mystery Series
Aggie Malone is a dedicated young cop who has spent her entire life just looking for a place to call home.  She never thought she'd find it in a quaint Florida village called Dogleg Island, where almost nothing ever happens.  Almost... 

Deputy Ryan Grady is an easy going playboy who carries a surf board in the trunk of his patrol car  and lives in the same rambling beach cottage his grandfather built seventy years ago.  He grew up on Dogleg Island and can't imagine ever living anywhere else.  It's always been the most peaceful place he has ever known.  Until...

is a black and white, blue eyed border collie with amazing powers of perception, recollection, and deduction.  He was born to be nothing more than a pampered family pet, however, and his skills might never have been uncovered.  And then...

A single night of blood and terror changed the lives of these three forever, and forged a bond between them that nothing will ever break.  While each of them struggles to  deal with the scars left by that night,  they must also bring a killer to justice-- a killer who is also stalking them.  And only Flash knows who it is.