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Cut and Run
Hyperion, April 2005, 23.95, 416 pp. ISBN 0786867264 U.S. Marshall Roland Larson has guarded Hope Stevens for forty-one days waiting for her to be placed in the Witness Protection Program. She has information of the Romero crime family that can put them away for life. So far they have tried to kill her three times and although failed, they will keep on trying so it is imperative that she gets a new identity quickly so she can be alive to testif...
Middle of Nowhere
The Seattle Police Department is suffering the consequences of a sick out, and when one of the officers who is not participating in the sick out gets her neck broken in an attempted robbery, Lou Boldt smells a rat! Great action and suspense....
No Witnesses
People are dying in Seattle - Victims of seemingly random poisoned food in supermarkets. The killer is insane but highly intelligent because he is long gone before the crime is spotted. Seattle police detective uses advanced technological, forensic and psychological tools to persue the killer. But how can you catch a killer when there is no crime scene or no witnesses....
Parallel Lies
Hyperion, Jul 2001, 23.95, 384 pp. ISBN: 0786865644 Peter Tyler was a DC police officer working homicide for years until he snapped upon seeing a big man brutalize a little girl. Swooping down as an avenger, Peter vigorously attacked the assailant to an unusual degree that took several officers to finally stop him. The media goes on a feeding frenzy because a white cop beat up an African-American. The case went to court where Peter was acq...

Pearson booklist

The Art of Deception
Hyperion, August 2002, 23.95, 464 pp. ISBN 0786867248 Lieutenant Lou Boldt of the Seattle Police department is back in the field and enjoying every moment of it except that two women have disappeared and the police don't have a clue what happened to them. One of the women is his wife's friend so it is very important to Lou that he solves the case so the families can have some kind of closure. Police psychologist Lieutenant Daphne Matthews fin...
The Body of David Hayes
Hyperion, April 2004, 23.95, 352 pp. ISBN 0786867256 Six years ago, Lieutenant Lou Boldt's wife Liz had an affair with one of her co-workers and he found out about it. The man was convicted of embezzlement ($17 million worth) even though it was never found and in the meantime the Boldts put their marriage back together. Now David Hayes is out on parole and has gotten in touch with Liz who meets him to tell him she won't help him get the money. ...
The Kingdom Keepers
At the beginning of this book, five young teens are tapped as models for theme park "guides." Using a cutting-edge technology called DHI, Finn Whitman and four other kids are transformed into hologram projections that guide guests through the park. But soon, they start having strange, very real dreams. It seems the new technology has unexpected effects that transport these teens in their DHI form into the Magic Kingdom at night. They find themselves pit...
The Pied Piper
A Serial Kidnapper wreaks havoc along the western USA, and Lou Boldt seeks to stop him. But suddenly the kidnappings get a little bit close, and Detective Boldt must face his biggest fears in order to stop the Pied Piper. Gripping and very intense! Thoroughly Enjoyable! You won't be able to put it down....
Undercurrents
After the death of an accused serial murderer, known to the city of Seattle as "The Cross Killer," a murder spree that has terrorized the public is thought to finally be over for Sergeant Lou Boldt. That is, until the murders begin again. From the countless hours of painstaking investigative techniques and his own anguish over the mounting number victims, to the breakup of his own marriage, Lou Boldt fights the clock to catch "The Cross Killer."...