the Hickey Family crime novels

The Biggest Liar in Los Angeles:  (L.A. 1926)  Unless a famous evangelist will take agnostic Tom Hickey into her confidence, he may never learn if the Ku Klux Klan lynched his friend.   San Diego Book Awards Best Mystery.

The Good Know Nothing (L.A., Tucson, and McCloud, CA. 1936) Author of The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, an outlaw who may be the Sundance Kid, and publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst stand between Tom and the truth about the disappearance of his father.   Los Angeles Book Festival Best Mystery Award.

The Biggest Liar in Los Angeles and The Good Know Nothing will soon be available in a single ebook entitled Young Tom Hickey.

You can find The Venus Deal, The Loud Adios, and The Angel Gang in St. Martin’s and Poisoned Pen hardcover and trade paper, and they will soon be released as Hickey & McGee ebooks.

Midheaven (Lake Tahoe, 1974) Jodi McGee, whom readers will meet again in The Very Least and the Answer to Everything, tells the haunting story of her treacherous eighteenth year and the battle between her quest for God and her love for a dedicated and troubled atheist.

The Very Least: (San Diego, Tijuana, Lake Tahoe, 1985)  A dear friend of Clifford’s cousin Bo crosses the border on the run from a charge of molesting children in a church nursery school. After journalist Clifford offers to help Bo clear her friend, he infuriates dangerous cholos, politicians, and tycoons on both sides of the border.

the Answer to Everything: (San Diego, Tijuana, Lake Tahoe, 1990) Attorney Alvaro Hickey assists in the murder of a Tijuana cartel sicaro then becomes the murderer’s lawyer. The cartel, which has lately massacred an entire family, now targets another whole family, the Hickey-McGees. 

Midheaven, The Very Least, and the Answer to Everything together comprise an exceptionally gripping and epic love story, the whole of which, entitled Hickey and McGee, is available as a bargain priced single ebook.