PEDESTAL: A Jake Scarne Action Thriller JAKE SCARNE THRILLERS Book 5

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St. Austin's Press #ad - And it’s only a click away!***“what is really almost beyond belief is how easily De Maria has transitioned from the dry world of financial reporting to the wild and lavish world of novel writing. Collier citizen. They hire a dogged investigator to get that proof. Meanwhile, the freelance reporter who uncovered the injustice can’t leave it alone.

The fix is in! the mob blackmails two murderous sports icons. Another winner from the prolific de maria, the jake scarne thrillers never disappoint!” john crudele, memorable villains and twisty plots, who this time mixes the mob, sex and big-time football in a toxic stew! if you like hard-boiled action, new york post; “a lawrence de maria title gives you more bang for your buck than just about anything in the book mARKETPLACE TODAY.

PEDESTAL: A Jake Scarne Action Thriller JAKE SCARNE THRILLERS Book 5 #ad - Florida weekly; “a master of thrillER DIALOGUE. Washington independent review of books; “while de maria may have been an award-winning financial reporter, he's an awfulLY GOOD FICTION WRITER AS WELL. Naples daily news***why is a man in jail for a murder committed by two sports superstars?a media giant has the story but is afraid to publish without ironclad proof.

All hell breaks loose, revealing a plot far worse than anyone imagined! If you like non-stop action combined with great detective work and relish seeing bad guys get their comeuppance, then PEDESTAL fills the bill.

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FACETS: A Jake Scarne Action Thriller JAKE SCARNE THRILLERS Book 6

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St. Austin's Press #ad - But there is another reason she wants the private eye’s help. One that stirs his memories and emotions. And it’s only a click away!***“what is really almost beyond belief is how easily De Maria has transitioned from the dry world of financial reporting to the wild and lavish world of novel writing. Collier citizen.

What scarne and anastasia eventually discover is far more terrible than Maura Dallas could have imagined. And a reputation for doing the impossible – usually because he will bend, even break, the law to help a client. Who is demanding $20 million in diamonds to free a kidnapped mob princess?***“if you like hard-boiled action, the jake scarne thrillers never disappoint!” john crudele, new york post; “a steamroller of action and calculation … notable for snappy dialogue, engaging descriptions of how to work an investigation, memorable villains and twisty plots, boldly drawn characters anD VIVID SETTINGS.

FACETS: A Jake Scarne Action Thriller JAKE SCARNE THRILLERS Book 6 #ad - Her mother, maura, head of san Francisco’s powerful Dallassio crime family, will do anything to get her back safely. A lawrence de maria title gives you more bang for your buck than just about anything in the book marketplace today. Florida weekly; “a master of thrillER DIALOGUE. Washington independent review of books; “while de maria may have been an award-winning financial reporter, he's an awfulLY GOOD FICTION WRITER AS WELL.

Naples daily news***alana Dallas has been snatched from her Ivy League college. As would the fearsome Vincent Anastasia, the elderly family enforcer who adores the girl.

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THE VIRON CONSPIRACY: A Jake Scarne Action Thriller JAKE SCARNE THRILLERS Book 4

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St. Austin's Press #ad - And with thousands, perhaps millions, of lives at stake, Scarne learns that he is not the only one tracking biological terrorists. If you like hard-boiled action, memorable villains and twisty plots, the jake scarne thrillers never disappoint!” john crudele, new york post; “a lawrence de maria title gives you more bang for your buck than just about anything in the book mARKETPLACE TODAY.

Florida weekly; “a master of thrillER DIALOGUE. Washington independent review of books; “while de maria may have been an award-winning financial reporter, he's an awfulLY GOOD FICTION WRITER AS WELL. Naples daily News. A skydiver's death sparks a probe that uncovers a murderous international plot!***a prominent chicago law firm asks Jake Scarne to look into the case of a business executive murdered in Hawaii.

THE VIRON CONSPIRACY: A Jake Scarne Action Thriller JAKE SCARNE THRILLERS Book 4 #ad - The firm's client is the dead executive’s widow – a woman who left Scarne at the altar years earlier! Against the backdrop of his own personal turmoil, the dogged private eye is soon enmeshed in an international conspiracy fueled by perverted science.

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KILLERFEST: A Jake Scarne Action Thriller JAKE SCARNE THRILLERS Book 3

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St. Austin's Press #ad - The N. Y. P. D. But quimper’s publishers are still nervous. Why would terrorists say they are going to kill the world's most-popular thriller writer?***“if you like hard-boiled action, the jake scarne thrillers never disappoint! killerfest is another sparkling thriller from de maria, memorable villains and twisty plots, who adeptly skewers the new york literary scene.

John crudele, new york post; “a lawrence de maria title gives you more bang for your buck than just about anything in the book MARKETPLACE TODAY. Florida weekly; “a master of thrillER DIALOGUE. Washington independent review of books; “while de maria may have been an award-winning financial reporter, he's an awfulLY GOOD FICTION WRITER AS WELL.

KILLERFEST: A Jake Scarne Action Thriller JAKE SCARNE THRILLERS Book 3 #ad - Naples daily news***One author has already been savagely slain. And it’s just a click away! The police have a letter. It claims terrorists will seek revenge because Quimper “insulted” Islam in one of his books!The literary superstar will be the featured speaker at a conference in Manhattan. Sebastian quimper, the world's best-selling thriller writer, fears he will be next.

Will be out in force to protect him. He sells millions of books and is the key to a huge publishing merger – if he stays alive!They bring in extra protection. With good reason.

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MADMAN'S THIRST: A Jake Scarne Thriller JAKE SCARNE THRILLERS Book 2

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St. Austin's Press #ad - With bullet-like pacing, the second of the jake Scarne novels, biting dialogue and a redemptive outcome, MADMAN’S THIRST, is perfect for you. A dying hit man's confession leads to the unraveling of an international conspiracy!***“if you like hard-boiled action, memorable villains and twisty plots, the jake scarne thrillers never disappoint!” john crudele, new york post; “a lawrence de maria title gives you more bang for your buck than just about anything in the book mARKETPLACE TODAY.

Florida weekly; “a master of thrillER DIALOGUE. Washington independent review of books; “while de maria may have been an award-winning financial reporter, he's an awfulLY GOOD FICTION WRITER AS WELL. Naples daily news***even powerful mobsters are expendable to a criminal financial mastermind who hides in plain sight among New York’s moneyed elite.

MADMAN'S THIRST: A Jake Scarne Thriller JAKE SCARNE THRILLERS Book 2 #ad - There are some people, on both sides of the law, who want him to pay for killing a young girl. In locales as varied as paris, florida and the bahamas, new York, MADMAN’S THIRST is a non-stop thrill ride, where billions are at stake in an international conspiracy involving a foreign power. But in pursuing his deranged dream, the man has made a fatal mistake.

And it’s just a click away!***“what is really almost beyond belief is how easily De Maria has transitioned from the dry world of financial reporting to the wild and lavish world of novel writing. Collier citizen.

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CHANCE: A Jake Scarne Action Thriller JAKE SCARNE THRILLERS Book 7

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#ad - Caught in the middle is a woman both men love. Jake scarne thrillers never disappoint!” john crudele, new york post; “a lawrence de maria title gives you more bang for your buck than just about anything in the book MARKETPLACE TODAY. Florida weekly; “a master of thrillER DIALOGUE. Washington independent review of Books***"De Maria ranks up there with Sanford and Child.

Amazon Review. After a close friend is murdered, he is caught in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with the rogue American billionaire who wants access to the cartel's powerful mind-control drug. Love, death and tragedy are the chief exports of a corrupt caribbean island!***private eye jake scarne runs afoul of a drug cartel that uses snakes and boiling volcanic pools to eliminate its enemies.

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SOUND OF BLOOD JAKE SCARNE THRILLERS Book 1

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St. Austin's Press #ad - Together, the lovers set off a chain reaction of revenge that puts them in the crosshairs of brutal mobsters. If you like thrilling action, crackling dialogue and a tragic love story you won’t soon forget, then sound of blood, is just a click away!” john crudele, the first novel in the jake scarne series, new york post; “a lawrence de maria title gives you more bang for your buck than just about anything in the book mARKETPLACE TODAY.

Florida weekly; “a master of thrillER DIALOGUE. Washington independent review of books; “while de maria may have been an award-winning financial reporter, he's an awfulLY GOOD FICTION WRITER AS WELL. Naples Daily News. Forced to choose between the woman he loves and justice for his client, a private eye finds only tragedy!***"a great read, with a shocking ending.

SOUND OF BLOOD JAKE SCARNE THRILLERS Book 1 #ad - Janet evanovich***bodies pile up from coast to coast as Jake Scarne probes a reporter’s grisly death. Uncovering a web of murder, he makes the mistake of falling in love with the beautiful, fraud and political corruption, sex, amoral woman who is the power behind the throne of a rogue billionaire.

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ALAS, PARIS

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#ad - The caliphate, reeling from recent battlefield defeats, sends two of its experts to detonate the bomb. Standing in their way are an American journalist, an Italian priest, and a French policewoman. But their efforts include visits to the louvre, paris is an action-packed tale of fanatics, separated by generations but united by hate, where rescued artifacts from the cathedral are temporarily stored -- hidden in the same room as the Nazi nuclear bomb! ALAS, who want to obliterate the City of Light!***“A MASTER OF THRILLER DIALOGUE.

Washington independent review of books;“while de maria may have been an award-winning financial reporter, he's an awfulLY GOOD FICTION WRITER AS WELL. Naples daily News. Then, a curator with ties to ISIS discovers it. The fuhrer's final "vengeance weapon", a crude atomic device his scientists created in secrecy, lies forgotten in a dusty museum storeroom.

ALAS, PARIS #ad - But his plan goes awry. Terrorism -- two generations apart -- threatens paris!“a lawrence de maria title gives you more bang for your buck than just abouT ANYTHING IN THE BOOK MARKETPLACE TODAY. Florida weekly***more than 70 years after nazi germany's collapse, wants to destroy the louvre, hitler, adolf hitler strikes at pARIS FROM THE GRAVE!With the war lost, a failed and bitter artist, and Paris along with it.

At first, this unlikely trio have only one thing in common: a desire to help restore Notre Dame Cathedral after its catastrophic fire.

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THE ELSON LEGACY: An Alton Rhode Mystery Alton Rhode Mysteries Book 6

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St. Austin's Press #ad - But with two brutish killers straight out of “Deliverance” on his tail, he is forced to call for backup. The new ally, making his own contributions to a rising body count, helps Rhode uncover a murderous financial conspiracy. The last time, she was a young hooker -- and part of a conspiracy that nearly got him killed.

Just about everyone he knows, including his girlfriend, is out of town. Never one to hold a grudge, Rhode soon finds himself in a Southern town that has more secrets than pigeons on Confederate statues. Now, reformed and respectable, she wants Rhode’s help. A twisty mystery that mixes Southern Gothic with a tale of redemption.

THE ELSON LEGACY: An Alton Rhode Mystery Alton Rhode Mysteries Book 6 #ad - If you like strong characterizations, great dialogue and surprises, pulitzer-nominee lawrence de maria’s alton rhode mysteries are in a class by themselves. John crudele, new york post; “a lawrence de maria title gives you more bang for your buck than just about anything in the book MARKETPLACE TODAY.

Florida weekly; “a master of thrillER DIALOGUE. Washington independent review of books; “while de maria may have been an award-winning financial reporter, he's an awfulLY GOOD FICTION WRITER AS WELL. Naples daily news***alton Rhode is feeling a bit lonely – and depressed. What is really almost beyond belief is how easily De Maria has transitioned from the dry world of financial reporting to the wild and lavish world of novel writing.

Collier citizen.

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SHADOW OF THE BLACK WOMB: An Alton Rhode Mystery Alton Rhode Mysteries Book 8

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St. Austin's Press #ad - A real-life halloween horror spurs a nationwide search for a perverted madman!private eye alton rhode is angered when a close friend is gunned down while handing out Halloween candy! Then, a spate of child murders shocks the community. In each mystery, the methodology used by Rhode to solve the crime is completely plausible.

Rhode uncovers a connection between the crimes. That is one of the most fascinating points to these stories. Amazon Review. What he learns is scarcely believable -- and puts him in the sights of the killer hiding in plain sight. Another alton rhode stunner from de maria. John crudele, new york post; “a lawrence de maria title gives you more bang for your buck than just about anything in the book MARKETPLACE TODAY.

SHADOW OF THE BLACK WOMB: An Alton Rhode Mystery Alton Rhode Mysteries Book 8 #ad - Florida weekly; “a master of thrillER DIALOGUE. Washington independent review of Books***"This was another terrific whodunit in the Alton Rhode mystery series.

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TURTLE DOVE: An Alton Rhode Mystery Alton Rhode Mysteries Book 7

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St. Austin's Press #ad - Then, rhode and his lady love, the beautiful alice watts, meet the island’s most-famous resident: the reclusive author, things really get weird!Taking a break from the festivities on the idyllic island just off the North Carolina coast, Ashleigh Harper. Rhode is soon involved in a real-life plot involving the first murders on bald head in 500 years!before solving the case, he almost brings down a publishing empire and becomes the target of a beautiful temptress and her lover – a maniac who feeds his victims to sharks!Featuring cold-blooded murders and a hot-blooded femme fatale, with scenes that shift from Wall Street to Cape Fear, TURTLE DOVE may be unlike anything you’ve ever read.

At least they originally believe it’s Harper, whose classic environmental novel inspired a generation of America’s youth. It is a strange situation, given the fact that the bride once worked for people trying to kill him. A "destination" wedding on a charming island off the coast of north carolina turns deadly! “if you read KILLERFEST, YOU KNOW DE MARIA HAS A UNIQUE VIEW OF THE LITERARY SCENE.

TURTLE DOVE: An Alton Rhode Mystery Alton Rhode Mysteries Book 7 #ad - Now, great dialogue and surprises, in turtle dove he has even more fun with it – and you will, too! if you like strong characterizations, pulitzer-nominee lawrence de maria’s alton rhode mysteries are in a class by themselves. John crudele, new york post; “a lawrence de maria title gives you more bang for your buck than just about anything in the book MARKETPLACE TODAY.

Florida weekly; “a master of thrillER DIALOGUE. Washington independent review of books; “while de maria may have been an award-winning financial reporter, he's an awfulLY GOOD FICTION WRITER AS WELL.

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