But the case turns deadly when a co-defendant ends up murdered and Grace’s best friend, sheriff’s deputy Suzie Jensen, is nearly killed.
Can Grace track down the elusive Barry Keegan—a man more dangerous than anyone could’ve guessed—while she tries to protect his wife and son from a violent past they thought dead and buried?
A COLD WIND
Drawn into a complex, joint task force investigation, Grace deHaviland, along with her best friend Sheriff’s Deputy Suzie Jensen, find themselves facing off against gunrunners, the U.S. Marshal Service, and the ATF. Squeezed from all sides, they must do what the feds, and even Grace’s occasional lover, BCI agent Eugene Booker, won’t, if they are to find their man before time runs out…for him and for them.
On the trail of a pedophile and out of time before more victims die, sheriff’s deputy Suzie Jensen turns to the only person she knows who can help her locate her perp and a missing girl: Columbus, Ohio’s top bounty hunter, Grace deHaviland.
A MATTER OF JUSTICE
Hired to track down and bring in a call girl on the run, 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, and ultimately face the most dangerous adversary of her career—for the second time!
WITH INTENT TO DECEIVE
Rhona Hasen says she didn’t kill her husband. The police say otherwise.
Still, Sheriff’s Deputy Suzie Jensen wants to believe her. Yet her efforts to investigate the murder go awry when Ro skips bail and Grace deHaviland—Columbus, Ohio’s top bounty hunter and Suzie’s best friend—takes the case.
Now pitted against her best friend in a race against time and with a deadly street gang out for blood, can Grace unravel the mystery of Rhona’s husband’s death in time to stop more murders—like Suzie Jensen’s and her own.
“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
“This high-action trilogy features Grace deHaviland, a former member of the police force who has turned bounty hunter/skip tracer in Ohio. A masterful collection of three novellas, this offering takes the reader through some truly harrowing cases with Grace and her friend, Suzie Jensen, a sheriff’s deputy. …readers will find themselves engaged with each and every one as they explore the dangerous job of bounty hunting. Grace is definitely one tough chick that readers will always remember.” — SUSPENSE MAGAZINE
David DeLee is the author of the Grace deHaviland Bounty Hunter series, including the novels Fatal Destiny (2011), Pin Money (2013) and With Intent To Deceive (2014). David’s also written many short stories featuring Grace, most notably Bling, Bling, which appeared in the anthology The Rich and the Dead (2011) edited by Nelson DeMille, and Fatal Tryst (2011), an audio version of which is available for free from Crime City Central.
David’s other work includes the novel Crystal White (2012) which SUSPENSE MAGAINE called “…a dark portrayal of the evil that men—and women—can do.”, the recently release book # 2 in the Nick Lafferty series Out of the Game (2014), and a collection of short stories called Murder, Mayhem & Mystery: An Omnibus of Crime Fiction (2013).
David is a member of the Mystery Writers of America and International Thriller Writers. He holds a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice and is a former licensed private investigator. A native New Yorker, David currently resides in New Hampshire.
For more information be sure to check out his publisher’s website – www.darkroadpub.com