Investigative/PI Books

Bang Bang You Are Dead

When a prominent Los Angeles businessman is targeted with a series of life threatening letters and phone calls, and the Police Department’s investigation is going nowhere, the businessman hires Will Jonas, a retired LAPD homicide detective, and now a private investigator. Will’s assignment: Find the person or persons threatening the businessman. Will’s investigation, however, goes far beyond the letters, as he uncovers hidden family secrets that lead to a deadly final outcome.

Loose Ends/Mind Tricks

Loose Ends: Jail house lawyers — translate that as — convicts — trying to prove their innocence, are almost as numerous as there are inmates in prisons. And their claims of innocence are worth just about –nothing. But when a trained, accredited psychologist, who is a convicted murderer serving his own life sentence, claims that his cellmate has been framed for a homicide — Will Jonas decides to listen. Will spent thirty years as a homicide detective with the Los Angeles Police Department, plus the last six years as a private investigator. And as he digs into this case, Will finds that not only has the convict been framed, but the framing has been done by high level officials in city government. The surprising reason why they did it. And how Will brings them down, provides a high-speed read to Justice.Mind Tricks: Not all the bad guys look like bad guys. Will Jonas know this, having spent thirty years as a homicide detective with the Los Angeles Police Department, plus seven years as a private investigator. In MIND TRICKS, Will comes up against the sister of an LAPD police captain. She’s scamming an insurance company for a million dollar payoff because of the supposed murder of her husband. And then there’s the hi-tech scientist who decides to kill Will in order to safeguard his secret love affair with another scientist. And how about the corporate entrepreneur who takes pleasure in grinding down his employees, almost to the point of suicide? True. None of them look like bad guys. But they are. And Will knows how to catch ’em.

Manifesto/ You Remember…You Die

MANIFESTO: A psychic in Los Angeles predicts the murder of a high level government official–identity unknown. Will Jonas, ex-LAPD homicide detective and now private investigator, tracks back 23 years, and uncovers a string of unsolved murders of governments officials spread across nine states. And now, California is about to become number ten, unless Will can stop the assassin, who already has his next victim in his sights.YOU REMEMBER YOU DIE: What to do when a granddaughter claims her grandfather was murdered a year ago? And what’s her proof? Well, her grandmother told her so! Will Jonas, a retired homicide detective with the Los Angeles Police Department and now a private investigator, starts an investigation, and before you can say, “private eye,” Will ties a mid-1950’s killing directly to the grandfather. He also finds evidence that the grandfather really was murdered. But Will’s biggest challenge comes when the mastermind behind these murders decides it’s time to eliminate Will.