Hidden Needs and Brutal Murder in The Dark Winter

It’s Christmas time in Hull, England and the threat of snow is in the air, but the real danger is not from the weather but from a killer or killers after a string of murders. There is no obvious link between the crimes- the only survivor of a shipwreck from forty years ago is found dead in a lifeboat, a teenage girl from Africa is hacked to death, and a suspected arsonist is murdered and burned.

The Acclaimed Maisie Dobbs Series

Maisie Dobbs was born in England before World War I when the roles between the landed gentry and the servants were strict and the lower classes were supposed to know their place. Maisie was a maid but her intelligence caught the attention of her employer Lady Rowan. Luckily for Maisie, Lady Rowan ignored convention and became Maisie’s sponsor guiding her to an education, but just as Maisie began college World War I started halting her education and changing both Maisie and England.

Lakota FBI Agent Manny Tanno in Spirit Road Mystery Series

Manny Tanno left the Pine Ridge Reservation years ago, leaving behind memories and the heartache from his older brother, Reuben’s incarceration. Tanno could never understand why Reuben killed Billy Two Moons, but his brother’s confession had ended Tanno’s worship of his older brother which made it easier to leave and not look back. Tanno thought he would never return to Pine Ridge but another murder has brought him home.

Money, Murder, and Fatherhood in Black Fridays

Jason Stafford has just lost two years of his life in prison interrupting his aspiring career on Wall Street with his seven figure income and his marriage to his model wife. It was Jason’s own fault for his incarceration after he did some accounting shuffling at his firm that led to a huge scandal and threatened the solidity of a major investment bank. With Jason’s release he was finally free, but the income and his ex-wife and son were gone, and it wasn’t going to be easy…