|New Books and Stories from Neil S. Plakcy|
|From murderers to missing babies to a shaggy dog with
an unusual appetite, Kimo has his hands full in this selection of ten short
investigations in the Aloha State. Sun-drenched streets hide bodies in their
shadows and clues lurk in the most unusual places, from a hearse to flowering
hedge to a psychic who provides Kimo with an unexpected revelation. These
sexy, smart and satisfying stories will please new readers and fans of the
Mahu series as well. |
The stories here are:
|Click here to order the e-book from MLR in any e-format, here for Nook format from B&N, or here for the paperback from Amazon.|
|The Noblest Vengeance|
La mas noble vengansa es el perdon (A Ladino proverb meaning "The noblest vengeance is forgiveness.)
Bodyguard partners Aidan and Liam are deeply in love, living as expatriates in Nice, France. When Aidan's distant cousins in Istanbul need protection from dangerous adversaries he and Liam are on the next plane to Turkey - but the real danger to their relationship may come from their very different ideas about family connections.
Can their love withstand assassins with a deadly secret to keep hidden - and Liam's foul-mouthed mother? Have Body Will Guard #6, The Noblest Vengeance, is now available as an ebook from Loose Id as well as from Amazon, Barnes & Noble and other retailers.
|Whom Dog Hath Joined|
|Reformed computer hacker Steve Levitan still gets a thrill from snooping into places online where he shouldn't be.
When his golden retriever Rochester discovers a human bone at the Friends Meeting during the Harvest Days festival, these two unlikely
sleuths are plunged into another investigation.
They will uncover uncomfortable secrets about their small town's past as they dig deep into the Vietnam War era, when local Quakers helped draft resisters move through Stewart's Crossing on their way to Canada. Does that bone Rochester found belong to one of those young men fleeing conscription? Or to someone who knew the secrets that lurked behind those whitewashed walls?
|Steve's got other problems, too. His girlfriend Lili wants to move in with him, and his matchmaking
efforts among his friends all seem to be going haywire.
Whether the death was due to natural causes, or murder, someone in the present wants to keep those secrets hidden. And Steve and Rochester may end up in the crosshairs of a very antique rifle if they can't dig up the clues quickly enough. Amazon has the ebook and print versions, while Barnes & Noble and Smashwords sell the ebook.
|Genie for Hire|
| An ancient genie in a modern, buff body,
Biff Andromeda can't use his magical powers for his own benefit, so he
opens a detective agency in a Miami suburb. A damsel in distress, photographer
Sveta Pshkov, hires him to retrieve a stolen set of boudoir photos she
took of a Russian mobster's wife-snapped for her boyfriend's pleasure,
not her husband's.
Biff's investigation into the spreading tentacles of the Russian mafia turns personal when he realizes that the dangerous female genie he has loved and lost over centuries has a desperate stake in the outcome. Now available at Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble, and Smashwords, and in print from CreateSpace.
|See You Soon?|
I'm staying close to home for a while because of the new puppy (Griffin, aka Gryffindor) but I will be:
|Now in Audio|
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What Else is New?
There's a Steve and Rochester story in an anthology from Untreed Reads,
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