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When A Rook Takes The Queen
Novel El Camino Drive

El Camino Drive

Detective John Valentino from Detroit's Third Precinct knows El Camino Drive very well... his father was murdered there over forty years ago. On Halloween 1978, Antonio Valentino was gunned down after work by three men, alleging that he was having an affair with one of their wives. He was shot in cold blood, and his killers were later exonerated, claiming self-defense. They believed that a toy pistol in the victim's pocket was an actual weapon. In a very public declaration after the murder trial, his uncle Rossano Valentino announces a vendetta against his brother's killers.

His lifeless body, soaked in blood, from a battle he couldn't survive. His spirit now one, of many ghosts... of El Camino Drive.

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Novel When A Rook Takes The Queen

When A Rook Takes The Queen

Chicago Tribune Reporter Larry McKay has his hands full. He has been assigned to investigate the recent assassination of Chicago's Mayor Janice Kollar in a tumultuous summer that has included riots, looting, and a city out of control. With Mayor Kollar's long list of political enemies, McKay doesn't know where to start. But he soon discovers a weekly gambit at St. Simeon's Church Rectory on West 79th Street between two of Chicago's most notable individuals; Former grand chess master and now Catholic priest, political activist Fr. Colin J. Fitzgerald, and organized crime boss Anthony 'Little Tony' DiMatteo.

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Novel Quando Dormo (When I Sleep)

Quando Dormo (When I Sleep)

Dr. David Fazio is a maternity physician at Chicago-Western Medical Hospital. He is a handsome, divorced baby doctor who has more than his share of personal flaws. But Dr. Fazio has one good moral quality going for him: He is a pro-life obstetrician. In a state where late term abortions are now legal, he is currently being strongly encouraged by the hospital to perform abortions to any patient requesting one.

Dr. Fazio has one other problem...

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Novel Demons of Divine Wrath

Demons of Divine Wrath

When Chicago mobster Don Carlo Marchese is found hanging from the 18th story window of the Blackstone Hotel, Reporter Paul Crawford of the Chicago Sun Times is assigned to investigate. He finds out that Don Carlo was brokering art works for the Vatican's Pope Emeritus Honorius V (Josef Cardinal Schroder). Because of all the innumerate sexual molestation lawsuits that have been settled by many archdiocese's internationally.

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Novel A Rose from the Executioner

A Rose from the Executioner

Detective Philip Dorian of the 16th Chicago Precinct is called to investigate the serial killing and mutilation of retired, former pedophile priests in the Chicagoland area. It becomes later discovered that Monsignor Joseph Kilbane, chief of staff to the Cardinal, had previously approached his childhood friend, Anthony 'Little Tony' DiMatteo to lend him a "hit man' to commit the murders of these pedophile ex-priests for their insurance money.

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Novel Of Bread & Wine

Of Bread & Wine

Chicago criminal attorney Michael Prescott is on holiday in Rome, and visits with his best friend, Monsignor Robert Cavalieri, a Special Diplomat to the Vatican. He is informed by “Fr. Rob” that Giovanni Cardinal Masellis, the “Mafia Cardinal”, who was once considered the most evil and influential cardinals at the Vatican in his day, has made a deathbed confession to him before his passing as to the details of the death and poisoning murder of Pope John Paul I.

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