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The fourth book in my Jack Connor Mystery series is now available from Amazon, B&N, and wherever great books are sold. It's the follow-up to Hurricane Blues, which was released last April. Please buy a copy...and then leave a review. Thank you.


One year after his world is devastated in HURRICANE BLUES, Jack Connor is stitching his life back together one thread at a time. His fiancé Danielle has broken off their engagement, his home on the marsh was washed out to sea, and the ghosts of his lingering PTSD continue to haunt his dreams. In an attempt to reinvent himself, he now manages an open-air drinking establishment named The Sandbar across the road from the dunes in Folly Beach, a shabby-chic tourist town half an hour south of Charleston.

One hot July evening Connor is yanked into the past when a random customer is shot on the bar’s outdoor deck. What at first appears to be a senseless shooting quickly turns more complex and sinister, as the young man suspected of the shooting is found dead in his jail cell less than 48 hours later. Ignoring the nagging voice in his head that’s telling him to leave well enough alone, Connor dives in head-first and quickly discovers a tangled mass of narcotics, offshore banking, corruption, money laundering, and a web of double- and triple-crosses.

As Connor drills through a deep mantle of dark secrets, he also begins to move past the heartache that’s been lingering since his fiancé walked out of his life. And when an alluring young temptress shows up in his bar, he finds himself allowing himself to take a chance at love again.

Still, an inner sense tells him not to let himself go completely and, as he eventually learns, it’s a voice that’s well worth listening to.