On July 14th, 1966, Richard Franklin Speck swept through a quiet Chicago townhouse like a summer tornado and stabbed, strangled, and killed eight young nurses in a violent sexual rampage. By morning, only one nurse, Corazon Amurao, had miraculously survived, and her scream of terror was heard around the world. As the eight bodies were carried out of the small building, the coroner, who had seen the carnage up close, told a gathering crowd: "It is the crime of the century!"
"All Of Your Roomates Murdered . . ."
Young Bradon McTavish watches the bluecoats brutally hang his father and destroy everything he's known, and he escapes their wrath into the gun smoke and blood of war. Captured and paroled, only if he'll head west of the war, he rides the river into the wilds of the new territory of Montana where savages and grizzlies await. He discovers new friends and old enemies, and a woman formerly forbidden to him.
Got a problem? Mike Reardon, the repairman, can fix it. Your son in debt to a dope dealer, your captain steal your plane or boat? Someone has put a hit on you? If you can find Reardon, he'll repair the problem... even if he has to reach beyond the law.
"Repairman Jack Without the Supernatural?"
The repairman's at it again. This time it's a stolen $50 million dollar G5, the ultimate in business aircraft...and it's not a common thief who's the culprit but an air force colonel with lots of firepower at his command. Mike Reardon and his buddies have their work cut out for them, and this time it takes them to the heart of South America.
Beau Boone, starving, with half a left leg, at the end of his rope, falls off the train in the hell-on-wheels town of Nemesis. But Mr. Pettigrew intervenes. Beau owes him, but does he owe him his very life? Can a one-legged man sit shotgun in one of the toughest saloons on the Transcontinental? He can, if he doesn't have anything to lose.
Mike Reardon, the repairman... Got a problem? Mike Reardon, the repairman, can fix it. And Owens-McKittrick, whose V.P. is Mike's old CO from Iraq, has a problem. Dope dealers run rampant in America's hottest new oilfield, the Bakken, and it's costing them almost a million a year in accidents, off time, and workmen's comp premiums. Mike Reardon, as a Marine, was taught to search and destroy, now he's got to do what he knows!
"Great Summer Read"
Dev Shannon loves his job. He makes good money, travels all over, meets interesting people...and drags them off in chains to face justice. Too bad his latest assignment is personal. Julio Sanchez has made the fatal mistake of taking out one of Dev's oldest friends...and Dev will have revenge, even if it costs him his life.
"Interesting look at bounty hunting"
Bounty hunter Dev Shannon doesn't go looking for trouble. It's usually there when he wakes up in the morning. This time Shannon has his work cut out for him. The wife of an old friend is missing, and his buddy faces a murder rap. And Dev has paying clients: tracking a divorcee who's swiped her client's prize possession, a pint-sized lap - yap - dog, and the big payoff: some disgruntled yacht hands have hit the high seas with a multimillionaire's yacht. Dev and crew find themselves in deep caca in Trinidad!
"Multiple Story Lines"