About the Gabriel Ross Mystery/Thriller Series

The Hanged Man What Would You Sacrifice to do the Right Thing?

Attorney Raymond Booth wants to hire NYC private eye Gabriel Ross to probe a disturbing incident at Raymond’s charitable foundation. But then Raymond disappears. Raymond’s sister Toni hires Gabriel to find the missing man. Gabriel turns up evidence of abduction–and then Raymond turns up dead. Gabriel begins unraveling a sinister secret connected to the foundation-a cabal tracing back to the origins of Nazism. Gabriel also has a new love interest in Alex Shenoy Barclay, a reporter. But complications arise when Gabriel’s former boyfriend Joel returns to help –and to resurrect the powerful bond between them.

Two-Faced Woman Who Will Catch You When You’re Falling?

NYC private eye Gabriel Ross’s new client is Sophie Faulkner, falsely accused of murder; she shares her body with another self, Edward. With Edward’s help, Gabriel and his ex Joel McFadden begin to unravel what victim Leonard Mathers was trying to expose and who was willing to kill to stop him. Gabriel is also handling a difficult situation for Joel’s friend Geneva Lennon. Geneva is a transgender woman who has discovered that her birth certificate isn’t actually hers. Meanwhile, Gabriel is suffering from the trauma of the previous summer’s events, and is forced to confront how he feels about Alex and Joel. Gabriel and Joel are targeted by two extremely dangerous men, risking their lives in a face off against a shocking level of brutality.

The Book of Joel If the Past Doesn’t Kill You, the Present Will

NYC private eye Gabriel Ross is handling the new nature of his relationship with Joel. For Joel, his burgeoning success as an artist is shadowed by his parents resurfacing in his life. Gabriel and Joel begin to investigate Joel’s father, who appears to be involved in a corruption scheme. A shocking turn of events follows that reverses Gabriel and Joel’s roles. They are pitted against a notorious New Jersey killer for hire, and the man who first abused Joel. In this story, Joel’s excursion into his past underlies the current investigation.

Dead For Now It’s Time to be Paranoid

Brilliant and provocative NYC private investigator Gabriel Ross has a feeling he’s being watched. His paranoia is justified–a rogue faction from the sinister Tertullian Society is stalking him. Damon Clement, psyops master, has dangerous plans for Gabriel. Gabriel tries to protect his friend and business partner Veronica and his boyfriend Joel, while still secretly exposing the Society’s misdeeds. His work in uncovering the conspiracy has sparked a viral protest movement which agitates for answers even as Gabriel and the Society head toward a final confrontation.

Hardcore You have to go where the case takes you

This story picks up after the shocking conclusion of Dead for Now. Gabriel is recovering from the events of that story and trying to maintain mental and physical equilibrium. He’s drawn into the possible crime against his late uncle which requires his working with his uncle’s boyfriend, with whom Gabriel shares a mutual antipathy.

Read Chapter One of Hardcore here

  • Chapter One — Hardcore

    Note that this book is still under construction Hardcore Note: Two of the characters in this story, Veronica Gianni, and Chris Szala, go by nonbinary pronouns, they/them/their.  Part One Chapter One Sub Rosa That which is done in secret V… Continue reading “Chapter One — Hardcore”…

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  • Gabriel Ross Series: Dead For Now Chapters Prelude, 1, 2

    Dead For Now turned on an idea I had years ago–what if Gabriel disappeared? He seeks missing people, what if he became one himself? However, the idea evolved into something deeper, and became meshed with conspiracy theories (as I’ll always… Continue reading “Gabriel Ross Series: Dead For Now Chapters Prelude, 1, 2”…

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  • Gabriel Ross Series: The Hanged Man Chapters 13, 14, 15

    Recaps Home Page Previous: Chapters 10, 11, 12 Next: Chapters 16, 17, 18 Chapter Thirteen–The Seven of Wands A scene from the perspective of Ethan Nelson. Nelson has been summoned (no other word fits) to a manse in Westchester County… Continue reading “Gabriel Ross Series: The Hanged Man Chapters 13, 14, 15”…

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