She's the prize in a tug-of-war between two music hotshots who want to manage her career. The other has just vanished without a trace. As tres looks into the dirty dealings surrounding Miranda, double cross, it becomes clear he's stepped into a rattlesnakes' nest of greed, and murder—and he may be the next to be snakebit.
Don’t miss any of these hotter-than-texas-chili tres navarre novels:big red tequila • the widower’s two-step • the last king of texas • the devil went down to austin • SOUTHTOWN • MISSION ROAD • REBEL ISLAND. License. Staking out a musician suspected of stealing a demo tape should be a piece of pan dulce.
He should just back away and let the cops investigate, but backing away has never been Tres's strong point. From the #1 new york times bestselling author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series Tres Navarre has just hours of apprenticeship time to serve before he can go for his P. I. But his attention wanders just long enough for fiddle player Julie Kearnes to be gunned down before his eyes.
One has a habit of making bad things happen to people he doesn't like. The missing demo and julie's murder are just two of the problems besetting Miranda Daniels, a pint-sized singer with Texas-sized talent.
The Last King of Texas Tres Navarre Book 3
And Ph. D. Police assure him they already have a suspect, so while they wrap up the open-and-shut case, all Tres has to do is teach three classes, grade on a curve . And walk in a dead man's shoes. It should be an easy assignment — but one thing Tres doesn't do is easy. From the #1 new york times bestselling author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series Multiple-award-winning author Rick Riordan brings back smart-mouthed Texas P.
I. When the evidence in the case starts looking a little too perfect, when the killing doesn't stop, Tres takes on some extracurricular research into the heart of an assassin — and lands in a high-stakes game of gangster honor on the darkest streets of San Antonio's West Side. Don’t miss any of these hotter-than-texas-chili tres navarre novels:big red tequila • the widower’s two-step • the last king of texas • the devil went down to austin • SOUTHTOWN • MISSION ROAD • REBEL ISLAND.
Is the only local academic crazy enough to accept the emergency opening at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Tres navarre for his most dangerous case yet. When a controversial english professor is found shot to death, Tres Navarre — P. I.
The Devil Went Down to Austin Tres Navarre Book 4
But he’s in store for a whole lot more. Now, as tres struggles with his own troubled family past and to clear his brother’ s name, he finds himself stalked by a cold-blooded killer—one who could spell the death of both Navarres. Don’t miss any of these hotter-than-texas-chili tres navarre novels:big red tequila • the widower’s two-step • the last king of texas • the devil went down to austin • SOUTHTOWN • MISSION ROAD • REBEL ISLAND.
As tres delves into garrett’s bizarre world to find the truth behind the murder, violent lives, he comes face to face with the damaged relationships, and billion-dollar schemes of a high-tech world gone haywire. Tres navarre to the heart of the lone star State—Austin—to unravel a case so dark, and deadly, twisted, it can only involve family.
. He’s bet his career and the Navarre family ranch to do it. Connecting them all is beautiful Lake Travis and the shocking secret that lies within its depths. With a Ph. D. From the #1 new york times bestselling author of the percy jackson and the Olympians series Rick Riordan, and Shamus Awards, brings his fast-talking, Anthony, hard-living, triple-crown winner of the Edgar, Texas-hip P.
Southtown Tres Navarre Book 5
That leaves tres to dig into a twisted mystery of greed, and murder, vigilantism, where lives are bought and sold and the line between guilt and innocence is razor-thin. The stone-cold killer has just staged a bloody escape from the Floresville State Penitentiary with a gang of violent cons as spooked by Stirman as those on the outside who helped put him behind bars.
Meanwhile, leaving behind them a trail of brutal, stirman and his gang are coming, unforgiving violence that will end in an area of San Antonio known as Southtown—but that may soon just as well be called hell on earth. Don’t miss any of these hotter-than-texas-chili tres navarre novels:big red tequila • the widower’s two-step • the last king of texas • the devil went down to austin • SOUTHTOWN • MISSION ROAD • REBEL ISLAND.
From the #1 new york times bestselling author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series For Tres Navarre, English professor turned private investigator, business has lately taken a drastic turn south. All of navarre’s instincts are screaming that there’s more to this case than meets the eye.
And no one seems more worried than Navarre’s boss and mentor, Erainya Manos. It was her husband along with rival PI Sam Barrera who built the case that sent Stirman away. But if chasing down bail jumpers, adulterous spouses, and workmen’s comp cases seemed like the dregs of the PI game, it was at least a living.
But erainya won’t tell him—and Sam Barrera seems to be escaping into a strange twilight from a truth too terrible to remember.
Big Red Tequila Tres Navarre Book 1
It’s obvious tres has stirred up a hornet’s nest of trouble. Ten years ago navarre left town and the memory of his father’s murder behind him. Now he’s back, looking for answers. Even murder. Tres has to rescue the woman, nail his father’s murderer, and get the hell out of Dodge before mob-style Texas justice catches up to him.
From the #1 new york times bestselling author of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series Everything in Texas is bigger. Yet the more tres digs, the fresher the decade-old crime looks: Mafia connections, construction site payoffs, trying to put his suspicions to rest, and slick politicians’ games all conspire to ruin his homecoming.
Meet tres navarre—tequila drinker, Tai Chi master, and unlicensed P. I. With a penchant for Texas-size trouble. Jackson “tres” navarre and his enchilada-eating cat, Robert Johnson, pull into San Antonio and find nothing waiting but trouble. He gets attacked, shot at, run over by a big blue Thunderbird—and his old girlfriend, the one he wants back, is missing.
The chances of staying alive looked better for the defenders of the Alamo. Riordan writes so well about the people and topography of his Texas hometown that he quickly marks the territory as his own.
Rebel Island Tres Navarre Book 7
Newly married, with a baby on the way, it was time to find a safer line of work. For a monster hurricane is about to hit Rebel Island, cutting them off from the mainland and leaving them trapped on a flooding island with the hotel’s remaining guests brutally dying one by one. This time navarre faces a killer as unstoppable as a force of nature.
Tres navarre had given up private investigation—and with it a violent past that had buried too many friends. And when a second corpse turns up, it’s clear to Tres that the past is not dead and buried after all, but is stalking Rebel Island with unfinished business of its own. What really happened that long-ago summer, his brother Garrett, what dark secrets were kept, and who has come back to avenge them…these are the questions Tres, and the very pregnant Maia must answer—and time is running out.
. But no sooner had they arrived than a reminder of the past showed up in the form of a corpse shot dead in room 12. Just like that tres finds himself flashing back on the memory of a grim childhood summer spent on the island—a summer that changed everything in his life. This time they’re guarding a revelation that can turn his dreams of happily ever after into the ultimate nightmare.
Triple-crown winner of mystery’s most coveted awards—the Edgar, the Anthony, and the Shamus—Rick Riordan and his Texas-style take on the crime novel have never been bigger or darker than in this latest Tres Navarre thriller. He and maia had come to Rebel Island to celebrate their honeymoon and a new future.
Mission Road Tres Navarre Book 6
Tres navarre is used to working the razor’s edge between legal and life sentence. Rick riordan, triple-crown winner of mystery’s most prestigious awards—the Edgar, the Anthony, and the Shamus—returns with a hotter-than-Texas-chili Tres Navarre crime drama. This time navarre reopens a cold case to catch a killer getting away with murder.
Eighteen years ago an unsolved murder on notorious Mission Road threw the San Antonio underworld into bloody chaos. Now, armed and dangerous, the target of a citywide manhunt, Tres is on a collision course with the past. But when an old friend appears at his door, blood-spattered and wanted for homicide, Tres jumps both feet into a no-man’s-land.
For on mission road waits a secret that will tear his life apart. Praise for mission Road“Riordan is a master. Harlan coben“anyone looking for a new Dave Robicheaux or Stephanie Plum mystery can add Riordan to his to-be-read list. He’s one of the real artists in the world of neo-noir. Milwaukee journal sentinel“In Rick Riordan’s case, believe the hype.
He really is that good. Dennis lehane“one of the best PI series being written today. Crimespree don’t miss any of these hotter-than-texas-chili tres navarre novels:big red tequila • the widower’s two-step • the last king of texas • the devil went down to AUSTIN • SOUTHTOWN • MISSION ROAD • REBEL ISLAND.
Cold Springs: A Novel
Cold springs chadwick’s life was balanced on a knife’s edge--his career, his marriage, his relationship with his dangerously troubled daughter. Now, a decade later, Chadwick’s heart is on the mend. From the #1 new york times bestselling author of the percy jackson and the Olympians series The Edgar, Shamus, and Anthony award-winning Rick Riordan delivers a spellbinding novel of a man on an edge so extreme that his fall will destroy not only him--but all that he holds dear.
Chadwick must find the truth behind the murder--and in doing so revisit the infidelities, shattered promises, and violent passions that cracked his world apart. And then one autumn night, the worst possible thing happened…. No sooner does chadwick snatch her off the streets than he discovers she is wanted for questioning in a brutal murder--a slaying that seems directly linked to Chadwick’s past.
To save mallory, tough love will not be enough. Mallory zedman is taking the same terrible path Chadwick’s own daughter once took. Working for an old military buddy, he saves kids for a living, escorting troubled teens to a Texas wilderness school that specializes in the toughest brand of love. And he must jeopardize the one thing he still has left to lose--a slim hope of redemption.
Until he gets a phone call that threatens to shatter his new life. Defiant and out of control, Mallory is determined to destroy herself and anyone who tries to stop her.
A Deadly Shade of Gold: A Travis McGee Novel
I can’t think of anyone who would dare. Donald westlake “John D. But all he has to go on are a gold Aztec idol and a very angry ex-girlfriend. Deception. I can’t think of anyone who has replaced him. When sam left his girlfriend, Nora, and vanished from Fort Lauderdale, no one was surprised. Betrayal. John D.
But when he shows up three years later lying in a pool of his own blood, people start to ask questions. But what begins as a simple matchmaking scheme soon becomes a bloody chase that takes McGee to Mexico, a beautiful country from which he hopes to return alive. Especially when he has the chance to reunite Sam Taggart, a reckless, restless man like himself, with the woman who’s still waiting for him.
Heartbreak. Macdonald was the great entertainer of our age, and a mesmerizing storyteller. Stephen kingwith an introduction by lee childWhen Travis McGee picks up the phone and hears a voice from his past, he can’t help it: He has to meddle. Is that enough to find his friend’s killer? and when the truth is as terrifying as this, skillful, does he really want answers after all?Praise for A Deadly Shade of Gold“Travis McGee is the last of the great knights-errant: honorable, sensual, and tough.
Macdonald is a shining example for all of us in the field. Mary higgins Clark. And his old friend Travis McGee is left to find answers.
Floaters: A Novel
He’s a really important American writer. Jonathan kellerman“wambaugh dazzles with his intimate knowledge of police life, raunchy dialogue, black humor, and a cast of nineties choirboys. A cop’s expertise and the literary power of a master storyteller. Digby diehl, playboy“The author’s trademark sardonic writing is in full force here.
Publishers Weekly. It’s a randy cuppie named blaze who tweaks their cop instincts thatsomething’s not quite right on the waterfront—and it’sBlaze who sets off a bizarre criminal trail that wouldbe hilarious if it didn’t wind up just as nasty asit gets, with a pair of murders right on the eve of thebiggest sailing race of all.
Praise for floaters“There’s only one Joe Wambaugh. New york times bestsellser • “this is vintage Wambaugh, a rollicking and ribald tale, laced with black humor. The san diego union-tribuneharbor cops fortney and leeds have a good time patrolling San Diego’s Mission Bay, scopingout body-sculpted beauties on pleasure craft, rescuing boating bozos who’ve run aground, and haulingin the occasional floater.
But now their days are anything but typical, and saboteurs, schemers, for theAmerica’s Cup regattas have come to town and San Diego swarms with sailors, spies, and the cuppies who want to love them.
Free Fall: An Elvis Cole and Joe Pike Novel
Elvis cole provides more fun for the reader than any L. A. And before the case is through, every copy in the LAPD will be gunning for a pair of escaped armed-and-dangerous killers—Elvis Cole and Joe Pike. Private eye to come along in years. Joseph wambaugh “elvis lives, and he's on his way to being crowned the king of detectives.
Booklist. And jennifer sheridan qualifies: her fiancé, mark thurman, is a decorated LA cop with an elite plainclothes unit, but Jennifer's sure he's in trouble—the kind of serious trouble that only Elvis Cole can help him out of. Five minutes after his new client leaves his office, corrupt cops, Elvis and his partner, the enigmatic Joe Pike, are hip-deep in a deadly situation as they plummet into a world of South Central gangs, and conspiracies of silence.
A thoughtful and powerful page turner. Peopleelvis cole is just a detective who can't say no, especially to a girl in a terrible fix.