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Classmate Murders - Book 1



Classmate Murders

Jim Richards has reluctantly turn sixty and has just quit his job as a security guard. He describes himself as "I live in my old bedroom in my parents house, lousy credit score, over-weight, balding, gray beard, I drink at least 8 beers a night, I'm now unemployed and I just became a senior citizen, I'm such a loser". One day he receives an email from a childhood sweetheart he hasn't seen in over 40 years, pleading for help but he doesn't get to her in time. A killer is now stalking and killing his old female classmates (while they are under police protection) for unknown reasons and Jim, along with his only friend Buck, a big, mustachioed biker, are trying to stop the killer before he gets to one woman Jim is falling for and before the class of '67 has lost any more of it's female alumni.

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Comments:

"Hey Bob,
Just wanted to send you a short note to say that I thoroughly enjoyed reading your first novel, & I sincerely thank you for sending it to me.
I love your writing style in the novel. I found it easy to read, & the story was compelling. In fact, I read it in 1 sitting, much the same way I read Jeffery Deaver's novels!
Thanks again, & congratulations on a fantastic novel."

Much love, hugs & respect
The Teach! ;D
Danielle Monique (@danmon22 on Twitter)
Danielle Monique B.A (Ed Drama) B.Ed (Sec Drama) Teacher - Australia.


"I've had the pleasure of meeting Bob Moats, @MurderNovels, on Twitter. He is the author of several "murder novels" with the first in the series being "THE CLASSMATE MURDERS". He gave me the opportunity to read "THE CLASSMATE MURDERS" which I found to be totally enjoyable. I must say the author weaves a wicked story plus his humor is a hoot! I shall not go into the plot because I don't want to ruin the read, but the novel will catch your interest within the first few pages. I recommend reading "THE CLASSMATE MURDERS", but you might catch yourself looking behind you all of the time."

Doug Hardin (@Glimmerghost on twitter)
Author of HIDDEN AND IMMINENT DANGERS a pandemic thriller.


"Just started Bob Moats' "The Classmate Murders" WOW. That's all I've got to say. The man can write :-)"
"Jan 9, 2010.... if you don't make best seller's list 1 day - well - there's something wrong w/that!"

Cristyn West (@CristynWest on Twitter)
Author of PLAIN JANE crime thriller endorsed by James Rollins


"Every now and again you stumble upon something wonderful on the internet. Bob Moats' Classmate Murders is an excellent blend of Elmore Leonard and Philip Marlowe sensibilities, with an unexpected hero well into his sixties, downsized from his job and forced into an early retirement he can't afford. The character is easy to relate to, the story itself a wonderful suspenseful ride with a cast of interesting characters, and damn if it isn't some great detective writing. If you like your crime novels gritty, with a touch of biker sensibility and a side of arthritis, you'll love Bob Moat's work."

M. Jones (@pinkbagels on Twitter)
Author of "314 CRESCENT MANOR"

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Vegas Showgirl Murders - Book 2



Vegas Showgirl Murders

The senior citizen sleuth, Jim Richards, has survived the Classmate Murders along with his new girlfriend, Penny. This 2nd new book brings them, along with Buck and Deacon, across the country to Las Vegas, where Deacon's sister, a showgirl, narrowly escapes being poisoned, another showgirl took the poison possibly meant for her. Then a second showgirl is suddenly murdered and Jim and his crew must take action to bring the murderer to justice. Jim's past experiences living in Las Vegas now helps to solve the murder of the showgirls, but his past comes back to haunt him. Could the murderer be a Vegas strip headliner, a comic Jim had worked for, or someone entirely unknown. How many deaths will there be before it ends? One thing for certain, Vegas will never be the same when they finish.

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Comments:
Well, Bob...what can I say about book #2?
Again, I thoroughly enjoyed the story. I love the fast pace of your writing. The twists & turns come at breakneck speed & my interest in the narrative never waned. I was on the edge of my seat, trying to figure out "who dunnit".

I think Jim is a lovable character. Buck is simply hilarious. Penny - what a gal! And I don't mind admitting, I've got a bit of a crush on Deacon! And your antagonist in book #2...what a scumbag!

Never stop writing, Bob. I think you're doing a fantastic job. I sincerely hope that you enjoy writing your novels as much as people enjoy reading them.

Much love, hugs, respect & admiration...
Dani xo ;D
Danielle Monique B.A (Ed Drama) B.Ed (Sec Drama) Teacher - Australia

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Dominatrix Murders - Book 3



Dominatrix Murders

Jim Richards, the senior citizen sleuth, has returned from Las Vegas and has opened up his investigation business. His first client is a housewife wanting to find out if her husband is cheating on her, but is there more to their relationship than just cheating? Is her husband a wealthy wife killer and into bondage? Is this wife going to die or will the murder of his personal Dominatrix stop his plans? To add to Jim's workload, he also takes on a murder case for a lawyer, to find a mystery woman who can provide an alibi for a man accused of butchering his wife, also a Dominatrix, an odd coincidence. Are the police or someone in high office trying to sabotage this case and send an innocent man to prison, and killing the witnesses? All in a day's work for Jim along with Penny, Buck and Will Trapper in this 3rd of a series of crime novels by Bob Moats.

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Comments:
I laugh throughout your books (only 3 so far). You have a wild imagination...
The adventures of Jim Richards are amazing and very fast moving. Keeping Penny closely involved with his personal and public life is great. Penny keeps him light-hearted and grounded. With his police friends and crazy Buck helping him, they put their own spin on the adventures. The different leads of the Dominatrix Murders kept me guessing throughout the book. When I thought I knew who the murderer was, you proved me wrong. With the strong friendships of the characters and murder mysteries you create, I'm laughing hard as I'm guessing who did it!

Delinda - @goodeenuff on Twitter


Comments:
Hey Bob, Just a quick note to let you know what I thought of book #3...
You just keep getting better and better. I think 'Dominatrix Murders' is the best so far. I loved the opening scene of chapter 1 where Jim is confronted with the images of his first client. I had to read the first page three times...tears of laughter were impeding my view of the words.
I'm not sure though, that I'd want Jim Richards around me. He seems to attract death & chaos wherever he goes!
I was blindsided by Lincoln. I certainly didn't anticipate how he turned out. Just as I was confounded by who the killer was. I didn't see that one coming at all.
Another fantastic crime novel, Bob. You're onto something here!
Always much love & respect to you, Dani ;D xoxo
Danielle Monique B.A (Ed Drama) B.Ed (Sec Drama) Teacher - Australia

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Mistress Murders - Book 4



Mistress Murders

Jim Richards, the senior citizen sleuth, has solved the Dominatrix Murders and is now relaxing when she walks into his office. A gorgeous red-head with a husband problem, she suspects he's cheating on her and maybe getting ready for a divorce. Jim takes the routine case and when he reports his findings to her, does she take it well? To make matters worse, the husband has now been accused of murdering his mistress, but the facts are not straight, is he being set-up? On the side, Jim asks Buck to bodyguard an expensive Australian Terrier who's life is threatened and is about to debut at an AKC dog show, does the dog make it to the show or is it a no-show, or is the dog's owner in danger. This is the fourth novel in the Jim Richards series.

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Comments:
Great read, always like the twists and turns your stories take!! You are great at adding new characters to your plots and that sure keeps me reading. Jan Schneider. 01/21/10


""The Mistress Murders"...honestly, I have to ask this question: Can you get any better? It was another brilliant novel, Bob. Jim, Buck, Trapper, Penny, & Becker...what a team. I think I'd like to meet these folks. The story, again, was paced quite fast & I like that. However, it wasn't so fast that the reader couldn't keep up.
I love your writing style. You make it easy for the reader to consume your novels in one sitting...have you been taking lessons from Jeffery Deaver? I love a book that I can't put down.
When I read your novels, I just feel like everything seems to fall into place for you when you write. Is that the case? Some books I've read seem as though the author has had a tough time writing it. Your novels never appear to me to be that way.

Well done, Bob. Another fabulous novel. Thank you for telling such entertaining stories.

Always,
Dani ;D
Danielle Monique B.A B.Ed Austrailia.

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Bridzilla Murders - Book 5



Bridezilla Murders

Wikipedia describes: Bridezilla (a combining of bride and Godzilla) is a term used to describe a difficult, unpleasant, perfectionist bride who leaves aggravated family, friends and bridal vendors in her wake. A Bridezilla is obsessed with her wedding as her perfect day and will disregard the feelings of the family, bridesmaids and even her groom in her quest for the perfect wedding. Jim Richards, the senior citizen sleuth, realizing life is short, proposes to Penny and they decide to go back to Las Vegas for the wedding, inviting family and friends. Penny's TV producer provides the corporate jet to fly them all out, but there's a catch, that the whole wedding be taped for Penny's show. Once in Vegas they run into a couple of real Bridezillas, but then one is murdered, is the other one next? Will the film crew tape this murderous adventure and will Trapper and Becker be caught for their pranks around Las Vegas?

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Comments: You have done it again! Another great novel and I especially liked all the inner action between the characters taking place. Of course the setting of Vegas was wonderful to visit through your eyes again. Jan Schneider. 01/22/10

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Magic Murders - Book 6



Magic Murders

When Jim Richards is asked to go back into his past to help an old friend receive a lifetime achievement award for his service to the world of magic, Jim ends up replacing a murdered magician in a contest of wits and magic to find the killer. But there are more reasons for killing off a few magicians to get to the valuable prize, as Jim finds out. A four day convention of magic in the Magic Capital of the World starts Jim and his band of crime solvers, Trapper, Becker, Buck and Penny venturing beyond the boundaries of logic where people disappear and are cut in half, or turn into roaring tigers. Why are the magicians dying, and what is the secret of the amazing box and it's contents. Will Jim reveal the hidden truths and expose the killer before another magician will die, Jim himself.

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Strip Club Murders - Book 7



Strip Club Murders

Jim Richards is relaxing in his office one day when he receives a phone call from a past Las Vegas mob connection, Angelo, who's cousin in Detroit owns a strip club and has a problem, a missing dancer and also his girlfriend. Jim starts his investigation and along with Buck, going into the world of stripping, prostitution, slavery and human trafficking extending from Detroit to New York. They are aided by a Detroit homicide cop with a mysterious government past, and the three men end up in New York seeking the missing girl in the slime of the Rex Erotica, a legitimate corporation that may harbor dangerous secrets. Strippers, murder, fast cars and the Mob are just part of the story in this seventh book of the series.

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Made-for-TV Murders - Book 8



Made-for-TV Murders

Jim has returned from New York after tracking down his kidnapped client, when Hollywood comes into his life. Jim has finally published his novel about the Classmate Murders and the book is being optioned for a mini-series on television. All goes a bit askew while he is on the production team for the film and his story is being changed around to suit the studios and not the way it actually happened. To make things worse, the actresses playing the murdered victims in the original crime are now being murdered on the movie set. Jim must now go through the murders again to stop whoever is the new killer and to protect Penny who is threatened for being the last of the original cheerleaders who didn't die. While all the movie frenzy is going on Buck has a problem of his own, finding a stalker who attacked the girl Buck was protecting, in this eighth book of the series.

DON'T READ THIS BOOK unless you have read all of the Classmate Murders!
This book has many spoilers in it.

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Mystery Cruise Murders - Book 9



Mystery Cruise Murders (Paperback Available Soon)

Hollywood has come and gone for Jim and Penny, the TV movie about the Classmate Murders has been filmed and shown on TV and their lives are back to normal now. A woman comes into Jim's office one day from a mystery writers organization requesting Jim to join them on a luxury cruise of the Pacific Ocean to give a speech about his book, movie and his adventures being a P.I. but once Jim and Penny have sailed port the fun begins. It seems mystery writers are a murderous bunch of people and someone doesn't like a few of the writers and a book agent, so people are turning up dead. The Captain of the liner decides to enlist Jim in the hunt for the killer before the cruise goes south. Jim and Penny are joined by Buck and Maria as they try to solve the crime and give the mystery writers something to write about in this ninth book of the Jim Richards murder novels.

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Comments: (These two people read the pre-release PDF copy)

"I loved Mystery Cruise Murders Bob!!! Well written and couldn't wait to find out what happens next!!! Mystery Cruise Murders has it all!! Suspense, sex, murder and a plot that leaves you guessing till the end!!".
Val Brooks, Beauty Consultant, Florida

"I LOVE IT BOB .. I'm not done yet I'm on page 210."
"Now I'm done.... Loved it... did not see that one coming... Great job Bob.. =0)"
Linda Kennero, health care nurse, Sweden.

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Talk Show Murders - Book 10



Talk Show Murders

Someone is murdering guests on Penny Wickens' daytime talk show and it's now becoming a problem scheduling new guests. Who wants to be next? Penny and Jim have returned from their mystery writers cruise and Penny has settled back into her duties as America's favorite talk show host. When the first guest turns up dead that's not good, but then the next two end up dead, that's cause for concern. Penny turns to Jim for help since the police aren't getting anywhere on the case. Jim must find the killer before the network pulls the plug on Penny's show, even though her ratings are going through the roof, America wants to see who will die next. Jim, along with Buck, goes on a quest to find the killer but they don't realize that when he runs out of guests to kill, will he go after the hostess? On the side, Earl Daws has quit his job as homicide detective for the Detroit police and has gotten his private investigator's license then convinces Jim to let him join Jim's firm. Jim agrees and sends Earl on a case of a missing wife. Did the husband do away with her and is asking for help to cover the crime, that's for Earl to find out. Action and murder in this tenth novel of the Jim Richards series of murder novels.

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Sin City Murders - Book 11



Sin City Murders

Sin City Murders

A woman tries to commit suicide by jumping off the top of the Stratosphere tower in Las Vegas, the tallest structure west of the Mississippi, but Lady Luck prevents her from dying. Before she took the plunge she was released from a psychiatric ward for delusions that she has murdered someone. But did she really kill someone, or is she being set up. Jim, Penny, and Buck, have finally moved to Las Vegas and are trying to start a new life when murder calls again, not making Penny very happy. Jim is asked to help the delusional woman to find her murdered victim or help her to realize there was no murder. The police can't help if there was no crime, so Jim takes the case. Meanwhile, Buck tries to start a security service but has a run-in with a competing guard company that isn't so nice in requesting Buck to desist in starting his business. Buck isn't going to take it easily, so will there be a battle of the rent-a-cops? Penny has retired from her talk show but Vegas calls her to start a new local morning talk show, will she refuse or become a hot property in Vegas?

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Black Widow Murders - Book 12



Black Widow Murders

Black Widow Murders

A man is found dead in his home, covered in what the coroner says were multiple bites of the Black Widow Spider. But was he attacked by the spiders or were they put on him with murder in mind? A killer is now stalking Texas Hold-em poker players competing in the big World Series of Poker Tournament at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas. Jim Richards is asked to track down the killer by both the police and the widow of the murdered man. After an attempt on the life of a second poker player, it is clear they have a serial killer, but what is his motive? To change the balance of bets in the big million dollar poker tournament or does it go deeper into the online world of Twitter, where a woman stalks the players? Is she a poker groupie with murder in her heart or is she unwittingly aiding an overly zealous preacher who wants to damn all gambling to hell? All in a days work for Jim, Penny, Buck, Lynn and Deacon along with new partners in crime fighting, Lacey and Mac, as they track down the killer before the Dead Man's Hand is dealt.

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Vegas Vigilante Murders - Book 13



Black Widow Murders

Vegas Vigilante Murders

Someone is murdering men who abuse their wives or children. After four deaths it starts looking like a vigilante is loose in Las Vegas. Deacon is running the case as Lynn has been told she is going to Quantico to train with the FBI, leaving Deacon alone to catch the killer. He turns to Jim for his help and the two go off to track down the vigilante. Is it a local doctor, bent on revenge for helpless victims of abuse? During the case, Jim and Penny become guardians of a young girl left an orphan by the vigilante, can they handle a child in their household? On the side, Trapper is assigned to a case to follow a woman suspected by her husband of gambling their life savings, but how is she dropping thousands of dollars a day if she has no funds. Itís up to Trapper to find out and why his case ends tangled up with the vigilante murders. Will Jim and Deacon solve the case before more murders of pimps and lawyers gets out of hand, and they need to tie it all up before Lacey and Mac get married.

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Area 51 Murders - Book 14



Area 51 Murders

Area 51 Murders

Synopsis: When a man is found dead on the property of the infamous Area 51, the wife comes to Jim Richards to find his killer. Jim takes the case and along with his friend Buck they go to Area 51 to find mysteries on every turn of the case. The killer doesnít like private eyes snooping around the top secret base and Jim has to resort to dangerous subterfuge while heís on the base to find the killer. Is the death related to the top secret goings on in Area 51? Is there a cover up involving little green men, or just terrestrial beings ready to kill? Will this case lead to the destruction of Las Vegas by a terrorist bent on killing everyone in Sin City with a new Area 51 virus. Can Jim & Buck stop him in time? On the side, Trapper goes off to find the missing brother of his lady friend, Sam the bookie and ex-hooker. Can Trapper find the brother or will he find something far more dangerous. All in a days work for the Richards investigating firm in this 14th book of the Jim Richards murder novels.

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Mortuary Murders - Book 15



Area 51 Murders

Mortuary Murders

Synopsis: Jim and Buck have returned from Area 51 to chase down a terrorist bent on destroying Las Vegas. They saved the day and are now back to the regular routine, but Jim is given a case to find a missing dead body stolen from a local private mortuary. He goes to investigate the theft but runs into the murder of a funeral director. It's a dying business but Jim has to now stop whoever is killing people. He enters the world of pricey funerals, embalming bodies and Union strike threats, while Trapper is thrown into a murder when in Denver with his new girlfriend, Sam the bookie and former escort madam. Will they solve the killings as they wait for Sam's brother to have his sex change operation. Will Jim solve the mortuary murders and prevent a crime that could be leading up to a major attack on a visiting dignitary to Las Vegas. Find out in this 15th book of the Jim Richards murder novels.


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Hypnotic Murders - Book 16



Hypnotic Murders

Hypnotic Murders

Synopsis: A woman walks into Jim Richards office with a story of how her husband died due to his participation in the stage show of a local hypnotist. The man later walked into a casino and shot a few people before he was taken down by security, and the woman blames the hypnotist for his actions. Jim takes the case and goes on a quest to find the truth. Was his death part of a plot by the hypnotist and his shady business associates or acting on his own. What was the motive for sending an innocent man to kill using simple hypnotic suggestions. Will there be more murders by other innocents? On the side, Jimís mafia friend, Angelo appears at his door and announces he is moving to Vegas from New York. Jim puts him to work as a celebrity protection bodyguard and Angeloís first assignment is to protect a young female porn actress coming to Vegas for a convention. Angelo takes on the job with his past expertise as a leg breaker for the mob. Unfortunately, the girl is kidnapped and Angelo isnít happy. Will he bring in his mob connections to find the kidnappers?

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Sunshine State Murders - Book 17



Sunshine State Murders

Sunshine State Murders

Synopsis: Jim has solved the case of the man hypnotized into committing murder and now his book publisher wants him to go on a month long book signing tour around the country. Jim's books about his adventures in crime solving are doing well in sales. Jim agrees after Penny calls her studio and gets the month off to go with him. They travel across the country and finally end up in Florida in a small town where people wait to meet Jim and Penny. While in this out of the way town, Jim finally meets his book editor who is from Florida and she comes into town to meet Jim. The book signing in the quaint bookstore goes very well, but later at their motel things go wrong. An attempt on the life of the book editor puts her in the hospital, hanging on for her life. Who would attack this woman and why. Was it because she looked so much like Penny that the attacker got the wrong woman? Jim has to find out and another murder doesn't help. All in a days work for the Senior Citizen Sleuth, Jim Richards in this seventeenth book of the murder novels.

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Blue Suede Murders - Book 18



Sunshine State Murders

Blue Suede Murders

Synopsis: Elvis has left this world. He was barbecued in a pink Cadillac on the Vegas strip and there were no witnesses. But this wasn't the real Elvis, he was an impersonator in a Casino theatre and now Vegas Metro police will have to find the killer. But Lynn Carter, homicide detective calls on Jim Richards to help, there's just too many Elvises in Vegas at the moment with a Elvis fan convention going on. Jim agrees to take the case and then the convention people come in to ask for protection. It seems that a number of the impersonators have been threatened and Jim asks Buck to loan a few guards for the cause. All while this is happening, Val and Blake from the Florida serial killer case come into town to get married and Penny is delighted, until Val announces she wants to get married by Elvis. Penny is not a fan of Elvis and having her husband chasing Elvises now makes her a bit crazy. Will Jim find the killer and resolve Penny's worries that Elvises will be following her also. Good times in this 18th book of the Jim Richards series of murder novels.

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Honky Tonk Murders - Book 19



Honky Tonk Murders

Honky Tonk Murders

Synopsis:Penny receives an early morning phone call from a cousin who says her husband was murdered in Las Vegas just before the Country Music Award show that was being presented in town. The dead cousin was a country singer who's songs were climbing up the charts and Jim takes the case to find the killer. Things get complicated when Jim and Penny find that the dead cousin was supposedly married to two women and his recording company was doing some double dealing on his fame. They agree to take the body of the dead singer back home to Arizona and while in the town they find more suspicious things going on. Back in Vegas, Lynn and Deacon have gone separate ways on the job, since their professional relationship was a strain on their personal lives. Life is tough for crime fighters, but Penny and Jim know their relationship is solid. Will Jim have to chase down more country singers at the big yearly award show in his quest to track a killer of a man who was driving a pick-up truck, married to two women and only the dog is missing from this country song. .

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Dark Carnival Murders - Book 20



Dark Carnival Murders

Dark Carnival Murders

Synopsis: "Something Wicked This Way Comes" by the author Ray Bradbury was brought to mind by Jim Richards as a carnival has arrived in Las Vegas and is now the center of his attention for possible criminal activities. Children are starting to vanish and there's a number of jewelry store thefts involving most mysterious circumstances and expensive goods. Jim is asked by the parents of two missing boys to find them. The only clue he has is the handbill announcing the arrival of "Jacob S. Dark's Traveling Carnival and Wonder Show". To help, Buck and Mac go undercover in the carnival. Who is the mysterious Mr. Dark? Did he jump from the pages of Bradbury's book to claim souls in Vegas or is he evil of another form. Jim must hold on to his soul as he enters the world of the dark carnival. On the side, Angelo uses his mob connections to help find out who the mysterious Lucius Cole is and what his real connection is to the carnival people. All things are not as they seem in this twentieth novel featuring the senior citizen sleuth, Jim Richards along with Penny and his crime fighting friends.

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Lipstick Murders - Book 21



Honky Tonk Murders

Lipstick Murders

Synopsis: Whoís murdering the runway models of Las Vegas?
Thatís what Jim Richards and Deacon DíAngelo are tasked with finding out. One afternoon the Richardís Investigating and Security office is flooded with beautiful runway models all seeking protection after one of their group was murdered. Jim has Buck take over the body guarding of the babes and then ends up involved with solving the murder. Buck also takes over protecting a famous pop singer from a crazy stalker but she ends up kidnapped, so Buck is joined by Earl Daws to find her. Deacon is assigned to head up the murdered model case since his homicide cop wife, Lynn, is suffering from pregnancy and canít investigate. Jim and Deacon find too many suspects and little evidence while more models are being murdered. Will they catch the killer before the big Model competition for a million dollars. On the side, Jim is helping his ex-mob friend, Angelo, to finally open his restaurant. This is the 21st Jim and Penny book. .

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Pasta Murders - Book 22



Honky Tonk Murders

Pasta Murders

Synopsis: Angelo DeMarko, former enforcer for a New York mob family and now personal friend of Jim and Penny finally got his wish, to open an Italian restaurant. Jim fronted the money and the restaurant was a reality. Open now just a month, a famed restaurant critic was going to review the restaurant and came to check it out. Later that same critic was found dead in the restaurant with his face buried in a plate of pasta. Who would want to murder the annoying man who gave everyone in the restaurant a hard time. While Jim and Deacon work the case they find a connection to the reviewer's past in government, was he killed by our own people in power. Blackmail could be the motive when the critic's gay lover is also murdered. Who is the killer? Also Jim has to contend with a woman appearing in his office claiming to be his long lost daughter. Is she really, or is she just scamming Jim and Penny? This is the 22st Jim and Penny book. .

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Talent Show Murders - Book 23



Honky Tonk Murders

Talent Show Murders

Synopsis: A big talent competition in Las Vegas brings in participants from all over the United States. Millions of dollars and a huge contract is the prize for that one act that will headline on the Vegas Strip in one of the casino showrooms. Someone wants to stop the show, but do they want it bad enough to murder people? Or a judge? Jim goes in search of the killer as Penny becomes a celebrity judge for the contest. Will her life be in danger or will Jim prevent the killing before there are no more competitors? On the side, Trapper must find out why his lady friend, Samantha, is being accused of killing a past client of her former escort service. All in a days work for the Richards Investigation and Security firm, and more fun for Jim and Penny in this 23rd book of the series.

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Shyster Murders - Book 24



Honky Tonk Murders

Shyster Murders

Synopsis: A shyster is someone who acts in a disreputable, unethical, or unscrupulous way, especially in the practice of law or politics. Jim Richards wasnít fond of either lawyers or politicians. Thatís what Jim thought about Grisler as he sat in the courtroom, watching the shyster in a divorce case. Alphonse Grisler was a lowlife lawyer in Las Vegas. One day Grisler comes to Jim with a problem. Someone wants to murder him. Jim doesnít like the shark, but agrees to take his case. What follows are more murder attempts on Grisler, then all hell breaks loose. Shyster lawyers are dropping dead around Sin City. Deacon is on his own trying to solve the case with Jim since Lynn went into the hospital to finally have their baby, a beautiful girl. This adds to Deaconís stress as Jim tries to help track the killer down. Who is behind the attempts to murder lawyers and even a judge, and why? You'll find the answers in this 24th Jim Richards Murder Novel. .

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