LAURA LEE: An Alton Rhode Mystery Thriller ALTON RHODE MYSTERIES Book 2

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St. Austin's Press #ad - The district attorney, in an election year, will prosecute the open-and-shut case himself. Elizabeth claims she is innocent. But her wealthy father does, and hires a sharp private eye to clear her. Then, sending the investigator on a journey into the dark past of a Southern town, where he uncovers a startling secret that threatens everyone, the case takes an even more tragic turn, innocent or guilty.

No one believes the sexy, amoral party girl. 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. A long-suppressed secret turns deadly after a private investigator takes on a "hopeless" murder case.

LAURA LEE: An Alton Rhode Mystery Thriller ALTON RHODE MYSTERIES Book 2 #ad - But she acknowledges that Denton was her lover, and her story has more holes in it than the victim. Not even her high-powered lawyer. If you like strong characterizations, great dialogue and surprises, 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.

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SIREN'S TEARS: An Alton Rhode Mystery ALTON RHODE MYSTERIES Book 3

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St. Austin's Press #ad - A "black widow" scientist with daddy issues and a knack with poison stalks philandering husbands!“if you like strong characterizations, great dialogue and surprises, pulitzer-nOMINEE LAWRENCE DE MARIA’S ALTON RHODE MYSTERIES ARE IN A CLASS BY THEMSELVES. But urged on by an unlikely underworld ally, he begins a hunt that spans thousands of miles.

And himself becomes the hunted!if you like a twisty plot, innovative detective work, sharp dialogue and a nail-biting ending, then SIREN’S TEARS is for you. Rhode has doubts about the cleric's story. 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.

SIREN'S TEARS: An Alton Rhode Mystery ALTON RHODE MYSTERIES Book 3 #ad - Collier citizen. More chills and thrills, as an intrepid p. I. 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 *** the death of a spider monkey in a South American rain forest is the prelude to unsolvable human murders in Canada and the United States. Hunts a black widow serial killer.

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GUNNER: An Alton Rhode Mystery ALTON RHODE MYSTERIES Book 5

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St. Austin's Press #ad - His old skipper, Alton Rhode. Just a perfect amount of intrigue, along with witty and humorous dialog. Someone with a reputation for doing the impossible. Someone he has trusted with his life. This will not be the last De Maria novel I will read. Amazon Review. But there is a problem. He wants to settle the score. But he knows someone who can find out.

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. 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.

GUNNER: An Alton Rhode Mystery ALTON RHODE MYSTERIES Book 5 #ad - Naples daily news***"one of the best PI novels I have read this year. The secretive assassin doesn't know who gave the order. 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. De maria’s latest mystery proves that patriotism can come in many forms, not all of them pretty.

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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 - But the trail has been cold for 14 years! That’s the least of Rhode’s problems. 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. She says her daughter needs the fugitive’s bone marrow to survive.

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.

CAPRIATI'S BLOOD: An Alton Rhode Mystery ALTON RHODE MYSTERIES Book 1 #ad - 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. Only a mysterious guardian angel – with an automatic pistol – is keeping him alive long enough to find the missing man.

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SISTER: An Alton Rhode Mystery ALTON RHODE MYSTERIES Book 4

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St. Austin's Press #ad - A nun with a past is brutally murdered!was it random? or something more sinister?***“if you like strong characterizations, great dialogue and surprises, pulitzer-nominee lawrence de maria’s alton rhode mysterIES ARE IN A CLASS BY THEMSELVES. John crudele, now a revered educator, New York Post***Sister Veronica, was once a vivacious college co-ed.

Quickly cleared as a suspect, but plagued by long-suppressed memories, the private eye dedicates himself to finding the killer. Which brings two Massachusetts homicide detectives to the office of Alton Rhode. For he played an important part in 'Ronnie' Frost’s past. Then, as rhode travels the country, a pattern emerges.

SISTER: An Alton Rhode Mystery ALTON RHODE MYSTERIES Book 4 #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. But there are no suspects, clues or obvious motives.

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

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St. Austin's Press #ad - Then, the beautiful alice watts, things really get weird!taking a break from the festivities on the idyllic island just off the North Carolina coast, Rhode and his lady love, meet the island’s most-famous resident: the reclusive author, Ashleigh Harper. 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. 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. Collier citizen. At least they originally believe it’s Harper, whose classic environmental novel inspired a generation of America’s youth.

Rhode is soon involved in a real-life plot involving the first murders on bald head in 500 years!before solving the case, 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, with scenes that shift from Wall Street to Cape Fear, TURTLE DOVE may be unlike anything you’ve ever read.

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THE ELSON LEGACY: An Alton Rhode Mystery Alton Rhode Mysteries Book 6

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St. Austin's Press #ad - But with two brutish killers straight out of “Deliverance” on his tail, he is forced to call for backup. The new ally, making his own contributions to a rising body count, helps Rhode uncover a murderous financial conspiracy. A twisty mystery that mixes Southern Gothic with a tale of redemption. If you like strong characterizations, great dialogue and surprises, 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.

THE ELSON LEGACY: An Alton Rhode Mystery Alton Rhode Mysteries Book 6 #ad - Naples daily news***alton Rhode is feeling a bit lonely – and depressed. Now, reformed and respectable, she wants Rhode’s help. Then, a beautiful woman walks into the private eye’s office. It’s not the first time Laurene Robillard has done that. 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. Just about everyone he knows, including his girlfriend, is out of town.

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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 - Rhode uncovers a connection between the crimes. In each mystery, the methodology used by Rhode to solve the crime is completely plausible. That is one of the most fascinating points to these stories. Amazon Review. 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.

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.

SHADOW OF THE BLACK WOMB: An Alton Rhode Mystery Alton Rhode Mysteries Book 8 #ad - Washington independent review of Books***"This was another terrific whodunit in the Alton Rhode mystery series.

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CHANCE: A Jake Scarne Action Thriller JAKE SCARNE THRILLERS Book 7

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#ad - 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. 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. 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.

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

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

And it’s just a click away!

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SOUND OF BLOOD JAKE SCARNE THRILLERS Book 1

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St. Austin's Press #ad - Uncovering a web of murder, fraud and political corruption, he makes the mistake of falling in love with the beautiful, sex, amoral woman who is the power behind the throne of a rogue billionaire. Together, the lovers set off a chain reaction of revenge that puts them in the crosshairs of brutal mobsters.

If you like thrilling action, 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, then sound of blood, new york post; “a lawrence de maria title gives you more bang for your buck than just about anything in the book mARKETPLACE TODAY.

SOUND OF BLOOD JAKE SCARNE THRILLERS Book 1 #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. 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.

Janet evanovich***bodies pile up from coast to coast as Jake Scarne probes a reporter’s grisly death.

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