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The Phantom of Penderlea

81-Year-Old Author Releases Second Crime Novel

In The Phantom of Penderlea, a young man running from the law accepts the help of a ruthless father-figure who traffics in drugs, illegal alcohol, and prostitution.

The idea for the novel is based on a true story. The Phantom of Penderlea is a crime thriller set in country that will be familiar to folks living in North Carolina. Fans of the FX Network series Justified will enjoy this look inside rural mafia of the kind Raylan Givens takes on every week in the hit television series.

The Phantom of Penderlea is both crime story and love story, as well as an exploration of the costs and difficulties of overcoming addiction.

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A Thousand Times

Detective novel explores sex addiction and recovery

Private detective Charlie Street has hit bottom and begun the long climb out of alcoholism, but he hasn’t come to terms with the demons who drove him. Taking up a cold murder case with a big reward as a a way to bankroll his retirement, Charlie links up with Junior, a partner crazier than he is, and Junior’s mom, who was Charlie’s teen-age crush.

Junior’s enthusiasm to solve the murder complicates the case, and Charlie’s weakness for women threatens to destroy the trust of the only woman he truly loves.

Now available in audio format.

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