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My new Mystery Suspense novels, BAR NONE, LAST CALL and STRIGHT UP,  Murder on the Rocks Mysteries, from Level Best Books, features bar owner, Jude Dillane. They are available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kobo, Apple and  The third book in the series, STRAIGHT UP, will be available in October 2021.


A thriller series, with Blackjack player, Nick Donahue, includes the novel OUT OF TIME, is available on Amazon.


I'm also the author of the three volume Laurel & Helen New York Mystery series, which includes TELLING LIES, KEEPING SECRETS and THE HARD WAY, and a three time finalist, and winner of the 2015 Derringer for Best Short Story,  “The Kaluki Kings of Queens”.
I'm very involved in the crime writing world and serve on the board of Sisters in Crime New York/Tri-State, and am a member of Mystery Writers of America and International Thriller Writers.


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