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If you're gonna box an octopus, best bring some extra arms At the height of tourist season, an armored car drives off a crowded pier and sinks to the bottom of San Francisco Bay. By the time divers find the wreck, the cash is gone and the driver has vanished. The police are convinced it's an inside job, but local merchant Vera Young, whose boyfriend drove the armored car, claims it was much more than a simple heist. Vera swears the missing driver is innocent and wants him found before the police can throw him in jail. Private investigator Cape Weathers reluctantly takes the case but warns Vera that her boyfriend is likely guilty-or dead. What starts as a manhunt uncovers a criminal conspiracy of money laundering, illegal drug testing, and a network of corporations willing to do anything to protect their stock price. It's a case that Cape can't get his arms around, and his relationship with Vera is getting complicated while the list of people who want him dead is getting longer. Boxing The Octopus is a runaway tour of San Francisco's underworld which reminds us that when things get out of hand, having eight arms is always better than two.Show more
San Francisco has never looked so dangerous. A movie producer hurtles to his death from the top of the Golden Gate Bridge, an apparent suicide that shocks the film community and jeopardizes a $200 million production. The victim's colleague, Grace, doesn't believe it was suicide and turns to private detective Cape Weathers to find the truth. To solve the case, Cape and his friend Sally, an assassin raised by the Triads, take on the Russian mob, a major movie studio, and a recalcitrant police department by enlisting the help of rogue cops, computer hackers, and an investigative journalist who just doesn't give a damn. But with a sniper on their trail, the challenge will be staying alive long enough to find out the truth.A Poisoned Pen Press Mystery 'Great action sequences and a complex story arc.''Spinetingler MagazineShow more
Is the Chinese curse just a myth?Soon after an ancient talisman is smuggled out of Hong Kong, a container ship filled with Chinese refugees runs aground on Alcatraz, the crew murdered. The Chinese Triads suspect one of their own, a female assassin named Sally known to have connections with a San Francisco detective named Cape Weathers. But when Sally goes missing, Cape becomes the focus of Triads' attention, and soon the FBI has him on their radar. Cape quickly realizes he's screwed if he doesn't find out what really happened aboard the ship.He seeks the aid of two neurotic cops, a drug lord, an autistic computer genius, a mayoral candidate, and a reporter with sentient hair. From there, it all goes to hell. A Poisoned Pen Press Mystery 'Tough, original, compelling'a perfect thriller debut.''Lee Child, New York Times bestselling authorShow more
Jump is a story about finding true love in the midst of a multiple homicide. When the most hated landlord in San Francisco takes an unexpected jump off the roof of his own building, it isn't too hard to find suspects. But the police want to call it a suicide, since both the mayor and the press are complaining about the dismal closure rate for homicide investigations. But ex-cop Sam McGowan knows it was murder. He also knows that anyone living on the top floor of the building should be a suspect, including himself. So Sam decides to get to know his neighbors. As more bodies surface and alliances shift, Sam finds himself jumping back and forth between his old life as a cop and his new one as a murder suspect, unable to decide where he really belongs. "Fast-paced, rollicking humor and characters right out of a-well, a 1930s Agatha Christie country house mystery-make this one of the best from the award-wining author of the Cape Weathers series."-Library JournalShow more
A former US senator vanishes days after his son goes missing. When they're both found dead on a golf course in Mexico with body parts missing, the senator's estranged daughter, Rebecca, resolves to discover what happened. When it looks like the daughter may become the next victim, private investigator Cape Weathers takes up the case. Cape asks his deadly companion, Sally, trained by the Hong Kong Triads, to watch his back as he stumbles onto a conspiracy that leads from corporate boardrooms in San Francisco to strongholds in Mexico. While Cape manages to get kidnapped, steal from the mob, piss off the DEA, and confound a computer genius, he and Sally confront a killer determined to bury the past, along with anyone trying to dig it up. Winner of the 2009Lefty Award for Best Humorous Mystery.Show more