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Expect page-turning crime fiction written by someone who served in the trenches for over a quarter of a century. These are dark, disturbing mysteries with small-town secrets and plot twists you won't see coming.


Secrets of Blackhand Creek

A vacation getaway at a remote cabin becomes the scene of a gruesome double murder. One victim was ambushed. The other hunted down in a merciless chase.

Detective Jake Cashen is called in to investigate the chilling deaths of a young couple in the heart of Ohio’s Blackhand Hills. What he uncovers threatens to turn a thriving rustic tourist haven into a breeding ground for fear and suspicion.