Velvet on a Tuesday Afternoon by Clive Rosengren

Velvet on a Tuesday Afternoon (224 pages), is book three of Clive Rosengren’s mystery series set in Hollywood and featuring private investigator/part-time actor Eddie Collins. When an actress/exotic dancer from Eddie Collins’ past hires him to find her brother, he risks his life to both locate Frankie and keep her safe. Eddie is the real…

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Murder Unscripted by Clive Rosengren

Murder Unscripted (240 pages), and Red Desert (184 pages) are books 1 and 2 of Clive Rosengren’s Eddie Collins Mystery series. Both books were finalists for the Shamus Award, sponsored by the Private Eye Writers of America. Book 3, Velvet on a Tuesday Afternoon, will be released on December 1. Set in the Hollywood, the…

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The Nutting Girl

The Nutting Girl (320 pages), a work of mystery/suspense by Fred DeVecca, is this author’s first published novel. After a wild young movie star is swept away by the river during filming, the PI hired to protect her vows to find out why. “Intriguing [….] Readers will enjoy the wild ride.” —Publishers Weekly “If you’d…

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The Sinking of the Angie Piper by Chris Riley

The Sinking of the Angie Piper (240 pages), is Chris Riley’s debut novel. The audiobook was produced by Blackstone Audio. A commercial fisherman learns about compassion and courage from his slow-witted best friend as the two men fight for their lives during a major storm at sea. 5 Stars: “Gripping! I read that this is Riley’s…

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One Fell Swoop by David Linsee

One Fell Swoop (288 pages), is a work of mystery/suspense by David Linzee. When Renata and her boyfriend Peter attempt to discover the identity of her brother Don’s London billionaire employer, they find their lives in danger. “Linzee’s enthusiasm for St. Louis current events, opera and London are evident in the details scattered throughout this…

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Trio of Lost Souls by Jack Remick

Trio of Lost Souls (242 pages), by Jack Remick, is a work of literary/noir fiction about a journalist turned outlaw who helps a Central Valley farmer stage a risky political campaign against a corrupt incumbent. Trio of Lost Souls is Book Four of The California Quartet, a series of standalone novels about young men coming…

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