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a matter of justiceThe pulse-pounding new Grace deHaviland Bounty Hunter novella by the author of FATAL DESTINY

Busted by BCI agent Eugene Booker and sheriff’s deputy Suzie Jensen in a joint prostitution sting operation, accused call girl Cynthia “Cheyenne” Goodwin skips bail after making a plea agreement with the Ohio’s Attorney General’s office and county prosecutors. Strange behavior for a defendant with a deal.

Hired to track down and bring the girl in, bounty hunter Grace deHaviland soon discovers there’s more to the case than her skip’s odd decision to jump bail, forcing Grace to confront more than one old enemy. As she sorts through the lies, the half-truths, and risks her friendships with Booker and Suzie, Grace must ultimately face the most dangerous adversary of her career–for the second time!

How high a price will she pay for a matter of justice?

A MATTER OF JUSTICE is available from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iTunes, Smashwords and Kobo.


“DeLee’s…highly qualified to write this first novel in the Grace deHaviland Bounty Hunter series. His plot twists and turns will put you on the edge and have you speed reading to keep up. Just when you think you get it…think again! DeLee’s own special brand of storytelling will have you wanting more of this excellent series and more of Grace deHaviland as well.” — Suspense Magazine

“…taut and dangerous…Mr. DeLee has proven that he can compete with the best of them in the crime thriller genre.” — WebbWeaver

“David DeLee sets the plot in motion on the first page…With “Crystal White,” [he] has delivered an action-packed adventure on a platter…It’s a perfect fit in the crime detective novel world.” — Diane Lunsford for ReaderViews


A native New Yorker, David DeLee now makes his home in the great state of New Hampshire. He holds a masters degree in Criminal Justice and is a former licensed private investigator.

The author of the Grace deHaviland bounty hunter series, which includes the novel Fatal Destiny, a novella A Cold Wind, and a collection of short stories called Runners, he’s also published a stand alone novel Crystal White, and a half dozen more short stories, including Bling, Bling, which appeared in the Mystery Writers of America anthology The Rich and the Dead, edited by Nelson DeMille and published by Grand Central Publishing.

David is an active member of the Mystery Writers of America and International Thriller Writers.