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The Evan Buckley Thrillers

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Bad to the Bones

Let sleeping dogs lie

When Evan Buckley’s latest client ends up swinging on a rope, he’s ready to call it a day. But he’s an awkward cuss with a soft spot for a sad story and he takes on one last job—a child and husband who disappeared ten years ago. It’s a long-dead investigation that everybody wants to stay that way, but he vows to uncover the truth—and in the process, kick into touch the demons who come to torment him every night.

Kentucky Vice

Some things are best left forgotten

Maverick Private Investigator Evan Buckley is no stranger to self-induced mayhem—but even he’s mystified by the jam college buddy Jesse Springer has got himself into. When Jesse shows up with a wad of explicit photographs that arrived in the mail, Evan finds himself caught up in the most bizarre case of blackmail he’s ever encountered—Jesse swears blind he can’t remember a thing about it.

Sins of the Father

You reap what you sow

Fifty years ago, Frank Hanna made a mistake. He’s never forgiven himself. Nor has anybody else for that matter. Now the time has come to atone for his sins, and he hires maverick PI Evan Buckley to peel back fifty years of lies and deceit to uncover the tragic story hidden underneath. Trouble is, not everybody likes a happy ending and some very nasty people are out to make sure he doesn’t succeed.

No Rest For The Wicked

Ain’t no such thing as free

When an armed gang on the run from a botched robbery that left a man dead invade an exclusive luxury hotel buried in the mountains of upstate New York, maverick P.I. Evan Buckley has got his work cut out. He just won a trip for two and was hoping for a well-earned rest. But when the gang takes Evan’s partner Gina hostage along with the other guests and their spirited seven-year-old daughter, he can forget any kind of rest.

Resurrection Blues

Death is not the end

After Levi Stone shows private-eye Evan Buckley a picture of his wife Lauren in the arms of another man, Evan quickly finds himself caught up in Lauren’s shadowy past. The things he unearths force Levi to face the bitter truth—that he never knew his wife at all—or any of the dark secrets that surround her mother’s death and the disappearance of her father, and soon Evan’s caught in the middle of a lethal vendetta.

Hunting Dixie

Be careful what you wish for

Haunted by the unsolved disappearance of his wife Sarah, PI Evan Buckley loses himself in other people’s problems. But when Sarah’s scheming and treacherous friend Carly shows up promising new information, the past and present collide violently for Evan. He knows he can’t trust her, but he hasn’t got a choice when she confesses what she’s done, leaving Sarah prey to a vicious gang with Old Testament ideas about crime and punishment.

The Road To Deliverance

There will be no turning back

Evan Buckley’s wife Sarah went to work one day and didn’t come home. He’s been looking for her ever since. The Road To Deliverance is her story. A chilling lesson in the life-shattering consequences of being in the wrong place at the wrong time, of how a seemingly trivial decision made in the space of one vengeful second can set you on a road from which there will be no return.

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Bad Call

A Psychological Thriller

Ralph Da Silva has screwed up. Big time. He’s had four Tequilas too many for lunch and now he thinks he might have killed somebody—somebody important. Somebody with a lot of very unpleasant friends. The question is—can he get himself out of the country before they strap him to a chair and get the electrodes out. One thing is certain—he can’t afford to make another bad call.

© JAMES HARPER