Jason Strong Detective

16 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 247 ratings

Where's My Son? Publisher's Summary

What would you do if your son went missing? How far would you go to get him back?

Michael Barton comes home to find his infant son gone. There is no trace of the kidnappers, and the police have no leads. Michael is driven by a promise and he will not stop. Detective Jason Strong led the task force to find Michael's son and has become his friend. But as Michael's darkness grows, Jason fears he may be the only one who can stop him. It is a race against time, as the detective tries to stop the events that will change everyone, before it's too late.

©2012 John C. Dalglish (P)2014 John C. Dalglish
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  • Book 1

    • Where's My Son?

    • Det. Jason Strong #1 CLEAN SUSPENSE
    • By: John C. Dalglish
    • Narrated by: Rich McVicar
    • Length: 3 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 27

    What would you do if your son went missing? How far would you go to get him back?Michael Barton comes home to find his infant son gone. There is no trace of the kidnappers, and the police have no leads. Michael is driven by a promise and he will not stop. Detective Jason Strong led the task force to find Michael's son and has become his friend. But as Michael's darkness grows, Jason fears he may be the only one who can stop him. It is a race against time, as the detective tries to stop the events that will change everyone, before it's too late.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good story with unexpected twist

    • By Amazon Customer on 03-13-17

    Regular price: $14.95

  • Book 2

    • Bloodstain: Det. Jason Strong

    • Clean Suspense, Book 2
    • By: John C. Dalglish
    • Narrated by: Paul Heitsch
    • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    What turns a man into a killer? Can simple words drive a man to commit murder? Detective Jason Strong must find a killer whose signature is a wine glass. That's about all the police know, except that his victims all share certain similarities. The case gets personal when someone close to Jason is targeted, and time begins to run out. In the exciting follow-up to Where's My Son?, Jason is pushed to find a way to solve this case, before the unthinkable happens.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Typical damsel in distress

    • By HaloLove on 03-12-16

    Regular price: $14.95

  • Book 3

    • For My Brother

    • Det. Jason Strong, Book 3
    • By: John C. Dalglish
    • Narrated by: Joshua Bennington
    • Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    Can visiting a grave connect us with the dead? What happens when a man thinks he can hear his dead brother? Billy Jarvis suffers an untimely death, leaving his little brother, Donnie, alone with his mother. Donnie thinks his dead brother has told him how to make things right and Detective Strong is pushed to figure out why people are disappearing. In the third book of the series, Jason is without his regular partner, Vanessa Layne, and must rely on a new partner to help him solve the mystery.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Detective Jason Strong novella

    • By Wayne on 12-28-17

    Regular price: $14.95

  • Book 4

    • Silent Justice

    • Jason Strong Detective, Book 4
    • By: John C. Dalglish
    • Narrated by: James Killavey
    • Length: 3 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 40

    Can vengeance bring justice? Is revenge really something sweet? Vanessa is back with Jason, and they have to solve a mystery in order to stop the killing, before the deadly plan is complete. Someone is seeking their own justice, and the detectives must find the answer in time to save lives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very good detective story and "clean."

    • By eulalie on 11-25-14

    Regular price: $14.95

  • Book 5

    • Tied to Murder

    • Det. Jason Strong, Book 5
    • By: John C. Dalglish
    • Narrated by: James Killavey
    • Length: 2 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Jason and Vanessa are back, and this time they're chasing a ghost. Someone is targeting seniors at a retirement complex, and he's getting in and out without a sound. Lives are at stake, but the most surprising evidence they find may be the motive. Catch up with Jason, Vanessa, Doc Davis, and the rest, in this latest case that's Tied to Murder.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A different serial murder mystery

    • By Wayne on 12-17-17

    Regular price: $6.95

  • Book 6

    • One of Their Own

    • Det. Jason Strong, Book 6
    • By: John C. Dalglish
    • Narrated by: James Killavey
    • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Jason and Vanessa must discover what happened to their colleague before it's too late. This case is filled with secrets, some between partners, some inside the department, and Jason finds himself in the middle. He's trying to sort it all out, and not screw up. People he cares about are counting on him, and he can't let them down.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent 3 hour suspense mystery novella!

    • By Wayne on 11-07-17

    Regular price: $6.95

  • Book 7

    • Death Still

    • By: John C. Dalglish
    • Narrated by: James Killavey
    • Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    Detectives Strong and Layne are tracking a killer who's adept at covering his trail and making their jobs difficult. His targets are smart women who should know better than to get trapped but who are somehow not on guard when they should be. What's most disturbing is the killer's motive. Jason and Vanessa are in a race to stop this guy before he creates any more "collections".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good Stuff

    • By cindilla on 05-19-15

    Regular price: $6.95

  • Book 8

    • Lethal Injection

    • Detective Jason Strong, Book 8
    • By: John C. Dalglish
    • Narrated by: Joshua Bennington
    • Length: 2 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    Jason and Vanessa have returned with a case that will test their faith and their partnership.The homeless of San Antonio are dying, but apparently from natural causes. Captain Patton is ordered to make sure these cases are not homicide, so he gets with Lieutenant Banks, and requests her best detectives.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Very Disappointed

    • By Henry on 01-29-17

    Regular price: $6.95

  • Book 9

    • Cruel Deception

    • Detective Jason Strong Book 9
    • By: John C. Dalglish
    • Narrated by: Joshua Bennington
    • Length: 2 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Jason and Vanessa are back with a new case, and this one pushes them to the limit. Clues are being left at the scene of the homicides but they can't figure out the meaning. Frustration mounts, as does the number of victims, but the detectives won't give up. Will they figure it out too late, or are they smarter than the killer gives them credit for.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Incredibly good serial murder mystery!

    • By Wayne on 11-19-17

    Regular price: $6.95

  • Book 10

    • Let's Play

    • Detective Jason Strong, Book 10
    • By: John C. Dalglish
    • Narrated by: Rich McVicar
    • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3

    A bizarre discovery will thrust Jason and Vanessa into the middle of a high profile cold case, and with the temperature now red hot, they must rush to solve it and save a young girl's life. New partners and old-fashion police work, along with a little luck, are needed to help stop a killer before he can dig another fresh grave.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Another excellent modern detective...

    • By Wayne on 12-06-17

    Regular price: $14.95

  • Book 11

    • Hostage

    • Detective Jason Strong Clean Suspense, Book 11
    • By: John C. Dalglish
    • Narrated by: James Killavey
    • Length: 2 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      2 out of 5 stars 1

    Jason and Vanessa are back with a new case and a big problem. They have a body but can't find the suspect, who may turn out to be another victim. Only through solid detective work will they come to understand the magnitude of the situation and how many more are suffering through the experience of being hostages.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Simplistic little suspense novella

    • By Wayne on 11-12-17

    Regular price: $6.95

  • Book 12

    • Circle of Fear

    • Detective Jason Strong Series, Book 12
    • By: John C. Dalglish
    • Narrated by: Joshua Bennington
    • Length: 3 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    Wedding day arrives for Lieutenant Banks, and the whole gang is enjoying themselves. Jason is the lone detective on duty, and before the night is over, he must leave the celebration. The scene he finds himself at is the opposite of where he just came from. A cold-blooded murder without any apparent motive, and very little in the way of evidence. Just a group of friends who can't understand why one of their own is suddenly gone.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Dalglish writes superb modern detective mysteries

    • By Wayne on 10-20-16

    Regular price: $14.95

  • Book 13

    • Deadly Obsession

    • Detective Jason Strong Series, Book 13
    • By: John C. Dalglish
    • Narrated by: James Killavey
    • Length: 4 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Events will conspire to push Jason and Vanessa's partnership like never before. Lives are lost and futures changed in a mystery that won't come together.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Emotionally charged murder mystery

    • By Rabid Reader on 10-15-16

    Regular price: $14.95

  • Book 14

    • Dead of Night

    • Detective Jason Strong Series, Book 14
    • By: John C. Dalglish
    • Narrated by: James Killavey
    • Length: 4 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Jason and Vanessa are back with a new lieutenant and a new case. With the discovery of a young woman's body on a greenway trail, the detectives are thrown into a desperate search for a killer.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A scarily plausible murder mystery

    • By Rabid Reader on 10-31-16

    Regular price: $14.95

  • Book 15

    • Shadow of Doubt

    • Detective Jason Strong Mysteries, Book 15
    • By: John C. Dalglish
    • Narrated by: Bill Burrows
    • Length: 4 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    A 911 call sends Jason and Torres out into the early morning darkness. What they find will be their worst nightmare. Identification of the body, and the discovery of who the 911 caller was, will send Jason down a dark path of suspicion, accusations, and fear. Ultimately, he must prove things are not as they seem, and more importantly, remove his own Shadow of Doubt.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best of Detective Jason Strong series so far!

    • By Wayne on 12-01-17

    Regular price: $14.95

  • Book 16

    • Fatal Affair

    • Detective Jason Strong Mysteries, Book 16
    • By: John C. Dalglish
    • Narrated by: Bill Burrows
    • Length: 4 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    The discovery of a young woman's naked body sends Jason out to a disturbing scene. What he finds is a case with no shortage of twists and a growing list of suspects. Vanessa is back, and together they'll struggle to sort through the wreckage of a fatal affair.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well written and narrated murder mystery

    • By Wayne on 11-03-17

    Regular price: $14.95