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Human Resources

Human Resources is the third part of what I’m calling “The Transplant Tetralogy.” It started with The Organ Grinders, continued with Heart Seizure, and now this… Human Resources. The fourth and final book in the series is A Perfect Harvest … Continue reading

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The Exterminators

The Exterminators is the long-awaited sequel to Pest Control. The story picks up right where we left off. Bob and his family, along with Klaus, have moved to the Pacific Northwest where they’re living under assumed identities. Instead of trying … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Slim and Howdy

Based on characters created by Kix Brooks (as the alter egos of country superstars, Brooks and Dunn), The Adventures of Slim and Howdy is a comic crime novel that chronicles the exploits of a couple of gifted but undiscovered guitar … Continue reading


Highway 61 Resurfaced

Highway 61 Resurfaced was published in April of 2005. Classic Rock deejay and private eye, Rick Shannon’s adventures continue, this time in the Mississippi Delta. As always, the story is high in protein, low in carbs.   BUY IT NOW! … Continue reading


Radio Activity

Story Synopsis Unlike the first five books which are stand-alone novels, Radio Activity starts a series featuring classic rock DJ (and soon-to-be amateur sleuth) Rick Shannon. The premise: We meet Rick as he’s having an early mid-life crisis. He’s lived … Continue reading


Heart Seizure

Story Synopsis Grandma Rose Tailor has advanced dilated cardiomyopathy. Waiting patiently, she has worked her way to the top of the UNOS list. She’s first in line for the next available AB-negative heart. The presidential election is three months away … Continue reading


Fender Benders

Fender Benders Fender Benders was published in November, 2001. Structurally it’s much more of a traditional ‘whodunnit’ than my previous three books. It’s still chock full o’ laughs, of course, but we get a dead body by page three and … Continue reading


Cross Dressing

The Story Synopsis The Vatican crashes headlong into Madison Avenue when a hard-hearted advertising executive is forced to assume the identity of his dead twin brother, a priest. Things get especially interesting when the ad exec falls beads-over-collar in love … Continue reading


The Organ Grinders

The story synopsis Paul Symon is an environmentalist who just wants to make the world a better place, but he’s overwhelmed by too much disjointed information, too much public apathy, too much self-serving talk and not enough action. Not to … Continue reading


Pest Control

The story synopsis Bob Dillon is a down-on-his-luck exterminator from Queens who just wants to make a killing with his radical new environmentally-friendly pest elimination technique, involving his hybrid assassin bugs (a very real group of insects). But when Bob … Continue reading