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.


What would you give in exchange for your soul?

While PI Evan Buckley is down in Florida unearthing a litany of death and destruction, Kate Guillory battles with her own demons in her search for salvation. As their paths converge, each of them must make an impossible choice that stretches conscience and tests courage, and in the end demands sacrifice—what would you give to get what you want?

Rough Justice

Better than no justice at all

After a woman last seen alive twenty years ago turns up dead, PI Evan Buckley heads off to a small town on the Maine coast where he unearths a series of brutal unsolved murders. The more he digs, the more the evidence points to a far worse crime, leaving him facing an impossible dilemma – disclose the terrible secrets he’s uncovered or assume the role of hanging judge and dispense a rough justice of his own.

Touching Darkness

Touch evil and evil touches you back

When  PI Evan Buckley stops for a young girl huddled at the side of the road on a deserted stretch of highway, it’s clear she’s running away from someone or something. Angry and hostile, then scared and vulnerable, he’s almost relieved when she runs out on him in the middle of the night. Except he has a nasty premonition that he hasn’t heard the last of her. Nor does it take long before he’s proved horribly right.

A Long Time Coming

Revenge is a dish best served cold

They told him his wife hanged herself in a mental asylum. Now a different woman is in her grave and PI Evan Buckley has got a stolen psychiatric report in his hand and a tormented scream in his head. Someone is lying to him. With his own sanity at stake, he joins forces with a disgraced ex-CIA agent on a journey to confront the past and the aftermath of a forgotten war, where memories are long and grievances still raw.

Legacy Of Lies

What you don’t know can’t hurt you

Twenty years ago, Detective Kate Guillory’s father committed suicide. Nobody has ever told her why. Now a man is stalking her. When PI Evan Buckley takes on the case, his search leads him to the coal mining mountains of West Virginia and the hostile aftermath of a malignant cult abandoned decades earlier, digging deeper into the unsolved crimes committed there to discover the stalker’s bitter grudge against Kate.

Dig Two Graves

Revenge proves its own executioner

Boston heiress Arabella Carlson has been in hiding for thirty years. Now she’s trying to make it back home. When PI Evan Buckley is hired by her family to find her and bring her home safe before the killers hunting her get lucky, he finds there’s more than money at stake as he opens up old wounds, peeling back a lifetime of lies and deceit. Someone’s about to learn a painful lesson the hard way: Before you embark on a journey of revenge, dig two graves.


Ask not for a lighter burden

When PI Evan Buckley delves into an unsolved bank robbery from forty years ago that everyone wants to forget, he soon learns it’s anything but what it seems to be. From the other-wordly beauty of Caddo Lake and the East Texas swamps to the bright lights and cheap thrills of Rehoboth Beach, he follows the trail of a nameless killer. Always one step behind, he discovers that there are no limits to the horrific crimes men’s greed drives them to commit, not constrained by law or human decency.

The Judas Gate

Betrayal is the only truth that sticks

When a young boy’s remains are found in a shallow grave on land belonging to PI Evan Buckley’s avowed enemy, the monster Carl Hendricks, the police are desperate for Evan’s help in solving a case that’s been dead in the water for the past thirteen years. Hendricks is dying, and Evan is the only person he’ll share his deathbed confession with. Except Evan knows Hendricks of old. Did he really kill the boy? And if so, why does he want to confess to Evan?

Old Scores

For it is written, vengeance is mine

When upcoming country music star Taylor Harris hires a private investigator to catch her cheating husband, she gets a lot more than she bargained for. He says he’s found a curse on her life, a blood feud hanging over her for thirty years. But when he disappears, it’s down to PI Evan Buckley to pick up the pieces. Was the threat real? And if so, did it disappear along with the crooked investigator? Or did it just get worse?

Once Bitten

To err is human

When PI Evan Buckley’s mentor, Elwood Crow, asks a simple favor of him – to review a twenty-year-old autopsy report – there’s only one thing Evan can be sure of: simple is the one thing it won’t be. As he heads off to Cape Ann on the Massachusetts coast Evan soon finds himself on the trail of a female serial killer, and the more he digs, the more two questions align themselves. Why has the connection not been made before? And is Crow’s interest in finding the truth or in saving his own skin?

Never Go Back

Heav’n hath no rage like love to hatred turn’d

When the heir to a billion-dollar business empire goes missing in the medieval city of Cambridge in England, PI Evan Buckley heads across the Atlantic on what promises to be a routine assignment. But as Evan tracks Barrett Bradlee from the narrow cobbled streets of the city to the windswept watery expanses of the East Anglian fens, it soon becomes clear that the secretive family who hired him to find the missing heir haven’t told him the whole truth.

See No Evil

There are none so blind as those who refuse to see

When Ava Hart’s boyfriend, Daryl Pierce, is shot to death in his home on the same night he witnessed a man being abducted, the police are quick to write it off as a case of wrong place, wrong time. Ava disagrees. She’s convinced they killed him. And she’s hired PI Evan Buckley to unearth the truth. Trouble is, as Evan discovers all too soon, Ava wouldn’t recognize the truth if it jumped up and bit her on the ass.

Do Unto Others

An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth

Five years ago, a light aircraft owned by Mexican drug baron and people trafficker Esteban Aguilar went down in the middle of the Louisiana swamps. The pilot and another man were found dead inside, both shot to death. The prisoner who’d been handcuffed in the back was nowhere to be found. Now it’s down to PI Evan Buckley to find crime boss Stan Fraser’s son, Arlo, who’s gone missing trying to get to the bottom of what the hell happened.

Other Books


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.