The Last Detective:
Elvis Cole's relationship with attorney Lucy Chenier is strained. When she moved from Louisiana to join Elvis in Los Angeles, she never dreamed that violence would so easily touch her life - but then the unthinkable happens. While Lucy is away on business and her ten-year-old son, Ben, is staying with Elvis, Ben disappears without a trace. Desperate to believe that the boy has run away, evidence soon mounts to suggest a much darker scenario.
The Forgotten Man:
Los Angeles, 3:58 a.m.: Elvis Cole receives the phone call he’s been waiting for since childhood. Responding to a gunshot, the LAPD has found an injured man in an alleyway. He has told the officer on the scene that he is looking for his son, Elvis Cole. Minutes later, the man is dead. Elvis turns to the one person who can help him navigate the minefield of his past – his longtime partner and confidant, Joe Pike.
Larkin Conner Barkley lives like the City of Angels is hers for the taking. She speeds through the city during its loneliest hours, blowing through red after red in her Aston Martin as if running for her life. When she finds herself the sole witness in a secret federal investigation, she becomes the target for a relentless team of killers. Larkin’s wealthy family turns to the one man money can’t buy - Joe Pike.
About the Author
Hometown:Los Angeles, California
Date of Birth:June 20, 1953
Place of Birth:Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Education:B.S., Louisiana State University, 1976; Clarion Writers Workshop at Michigan State University