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

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St. Austin's Press #ad - 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. Why would terrorists say they are going to kill the world's most-popular thriller writer?***“if you like hard-boiled action, memorable villains and twisty plots, the jake scarne thrillers never disappoint! killerfest is another sparkling thriller from de maria, 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. Will be out in force to protect him. But quimper’s publishers are still nervous. And it’s just a click away! The N. Y. P.

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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 - A dying hit man's confession leads to the unraveling of an international conspiracy!***“if you like hard-boiled action, the jake scarne thrillers never disappoint!” john crudele, memorable villains and twisty plots, 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.

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. There are some people, on both sides of the law, who want him to pay for killing a young girl.

MADMAN'S THIRST: A Jake Scarne Thriller JAKE SCARNE THRILLERS Book 2 #ad - In locales as varied as paris, madman’s thirst is a non-stop thrill ride, New York, Florida and the Bahamas, where billions are at stake in an international conspiracy involving a foreign power. With bullet-like pacing, the second of the jake Scarne novels, biting dialogue and a redemptive outcome, MADMAN’S THIRST, is perfect for you.

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

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St. Austin's Press #ad - They hire a dogged investigator to get that proof. The fix is in! the mob blackmails two murderous sports icons. Another winner from the prolific de maria, sex and big-time football in a toxic stew! if you like hard-boiled action, who this time mixes the mob, the jake scarne thrillers never disappoint!” john crudele, memorable villains and twisty plots, 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***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.

PEDESTAL: A Jake Scarne Action Thriller JAKE SCARNE THRILLERS Book 5 #ad - 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. Meanwhile, the freelance reporter who uncovered the injustice can’t leave it alone. 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.

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

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St. Austin's Press #ad - 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. Who is demanding $20 million in diamonds to free a kidnapped mob princess?***“if you like hard-boiled action, memorable villains and twisty plots, engaging descriptions of how to work an investigation, the jake scarne thrillers never disappoint!” john crudele, new york post; “a steamroller of action and calculation … notable for snappy dialogue, boldly drawn characters anD VIVID SETTINGS.

FACETS: A Jake Scarne Action Thriller JAKE SCARNE THRILLERS Book 6 #ad - But there is another reason she wants the private eye’s help. 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. So, sudden surprises and a shocking ending, if you want a thriller with non-stop action, FACETS is for you.

Her mother, head of san francisco’s powerful Dallassio crime family, Maura, will do anything to get her back safely. As would the fearsome Vincent Anastasia, the elderly family enforcer who adores the girl. Reluctant to contact the F.

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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, the jake scarne thrillers never disappoint!” john crudele, memorable villains and twisty plots, 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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CHANCE: A Jake Scarne Action Thriller JAKE SCARNE THRILLERS Book 7

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#ad - 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. 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. 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, then sound of blood, crackling dialogue and a tragic love story you won’t soon forget, the first novel in the jake scarne series, is just a click away!” 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. 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, sex, fraud and political corruption, amoral woman who is the power behind the throne of a rogue billionaire.

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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 - 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.

Florida weekly; “a master of thrillER DIALOGUE. Washington independent review of Books***"This was another terrific whodunit in the Alton Rhode mystery series. 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.

SHADOW OF THE BLACK WOMB: An Alton Rhode Mystery Alton Rhode Mysteries Book 8 #ad - Rhode uncovers a connection between the crimes. In each mystery, the methodology used by Rhode to solve the crime is completely plausible.

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

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St. Austin's Press #ad - At least they originally believe it’s Harper, whose classic environmental novel inspired a generation of America’s youth. Now, too! if you like strong characterizations, great dialogue and surprises, in turtle dove he has even more fun with it – and you will, 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.

TURTLE DOVE: An Alton Rhode Mystery Alton Rhode Mysteries Book 7 #ad - Naples daily news***private eye alton Rhode is giving away the bride at a “destination wedding” on remote Bald Head Island. It is a strange situation, given the fact that the bride once worked for people trying to kill him. Rhode is soon involved in a real-life plot involving the first murders on bald head in 500 years!before solving the case, with scenes that shift from Wall Street to Cape Fear, 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, TURTLE DOVE may be unlike anything you’ve ever read.

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. 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.

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GUNNER: An Alton Rhode Mystery ALTON RHODE MYSTERIES Book 5

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St. Austin's Press #ad - The secretive assassin doesn't know who gave the order. This will not be the last De Maria novel I will read. Amazon Review. Just a perfect amount of intrigue, along with witty and humorous dialog. But there is a problem. He wants to settle the score. Someone he has trusted with his life. But he knows someone who can find out.

De maria’s latest mystery proves that patriotism can come in many forms, not all of them pretty. A patriotic hit man turns on the people who ordered him to murder an elderly medal of honor winner!the hired killer, himself a proud veteran, feels betrayed. His old skipper, Alton Rhode. Gunner delivers a wallop!” 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.

GUNNER: An Alton Rhode Mystery ALTON RHODE MYSTERIES 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***"one of the best PI novels I have read this year. Someone with a reputation for doing the impossible.

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CAPRIATI'S BLOOD: An Alton Rhode Mystery ALTON RHODE MYSTERIES Book 1

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St. Austin's Press #ad - Only a mysterious guardian angel – with an automatic pistol – is keeping him alive long enough to find the missing man. Then things really get weird!***““de maria has written a stunner of a private eye mystery, with an incrEDIBLE TWIST AT THE END. 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. She says her daughter needs the fugitive’s bone marrow to survive. Mob killers stalk a private eye as he tries to save a dying child!a beautiful woman hires Alton Rhode to find the bank-embezzler lover who left her pregnant.

CAPRIATI'S BLOOD: An Alton Rhode Mystery ALTON RHODE MYSTERIES Book 1 #ad - But the trail has been cold for 14 years! That’s the least of Rhode’s problems.

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