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A Long Day for Dying
Pocket, July 2003, 6.99, 400 pp. ISBN 0743474295 Normally, Martin Collins works diligently at his job as chief of police for Warrantown, Virginia. However, every once in a while he serves as a consultant for the Office of Special Investigations (OSI), the policing branch of the air force. Colonel Charles Hinkle, Chief of OSI, accedes to the demands of powerful Senator Garber, who commands that the military asks Martin to lead the investigation ...
The Colonel
Putnam, Jul 2001, 24.95, 368 pp. ISBN: 0399147349 Career military Martin Collins retired as an Air Force Lieutenant Colonel following twenty years of active duty mostly with the Office of Special Investigations. Shortly after leaving the service, Martin's wife dies from cancer. Martin raises their twelve-year-old daughter by himself even as he serves as Chief of police of Warrenton, Virginia. Occasionally, he performs investigative service...
The Commander
Putnam, July 2002, 24.95, 384 pp. ISBN 0399148825 He is now a salesman in his wife's jewelry store located in the red light district of Song-lan, South Korea, but once he was career military at the Osan Air Base. His three star general destroyed his chances for promotion from Major to Colonel because Burton Webber married a Korean woman. Instead Burt, a career military man, immediately resigned. Now the very man who forced him out of the mil...