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It has been said more than once that writers see the world from different angles and I’m no exception. I pride myself in writing entertaining, laugh-out-loud, you won’t-figure-it-out, page-turning whodunits with my Richard Sherlock series. My R-rated Whupped novels are not only funny, but delve into the modern day relationship issues of both men and women. And I have one serious novel, Hell No, We Won’t Go, which explores an era long past through the eyes of a college quarterback. If you don’t believe me check out the reviews or read sample chapters of each of my work.

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Without question, “The Case Of The not So Fair Trader“, just blew me away. I have to admit from the very first page with the snappy and irreverent dialog I was addicted.

Now Available!

The Seventh Richard Sherlock Whodunit:

The Case of the Missing Milk Money

The Case of the Dearly Departed

The Case of the Dearly Departed is far from being Sherlock’s lucky number seven.

Sherlock has a Diehard Cub fan’s decomposed body that refuses to stay dead, a skip tracer who can’t trace or skip, two battling ex-wives living in the same house, and two daughters who have gone AWOL from their nose-to-butt summer camp.

Toss in a contested will, bad art, real estate superstar Titi Poon, the music of the Scumbag Death Cult, and Tiffany’s silent treatment, and it’s no wonder that Sherlock’s bad back is getting worse.
And just so you know, certain instances in this novel are based on actual facts and events, others not so much.

The Case of the Dearly Departed is a fun, twisting and turning, mystery romp, which will keep you guessing and laughing until the final page.


The Sequel has finally arrived.

The Case of the Missing Milk Money

Whupped Too

As WHUPPED explored the questions concerning the limits of love, WHUPPED TOO delves into just how far we’ll go to achieve the love we want and believe we deserve.

The stories begin with Jake’s career trashed, Kay’s new business picking up, Gideon’s going legit, and Conrad becoming the Beverly Hills Surgeon of the Year.  Plus, Farrin is exploring her creative side, LaRue is going broke, and Alyssa’s star is rising with the help of her new agent, Buck.

And as their paths crisscross and collide, each in their own way, shape, and form, find themselves getting WHUPPED TOO.

What could go wrong with all these scenarios?

Most everything.