THE STAN TURNER MYSTERIES

Disillusioned


299 pages * ISBN 978-1-969976-66-9 * Trade Paperback


For most people going to law school is a full-time job, but for Stan, it's just a sideline as he juggles his family, law school, a full-time job, and a political campaign all while helping the FBI take down a dangerous drug cartel. 

DEADLY DINING

Trade Paperback ISBN 978-1-935722-78-6 
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A triple homicide is caught on tape by a professional photographer yet the person or persons responsible and the motive for this grisly crime are a mystery. This is the kind of high-profile murder case that attorney Paula Waters loves but as she tries to unravel the twisted facts a critical witness is murdered and two others disappear. When the trial finally begins and she thinks she has everything figured out, Stan informs her that she has it all wrong!

Deadly Defiance


Trade Paperback: ISBN 978-1-92976-76-8 * 386 pages 

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Jodie Marshall has worked her way up from secretary to an attorney, and in her first case, Stan assigns her the lead in the investigation of the suspicious death of a worker in a local sweatshop. The family believes the owner, Icaro Melendez, ordered the worker’s murder in retaliation for his complaint to the Department of Labor. Thrilled by the assignment Jodie boldly launches into an investigation and soon finds herself working undercover.

ACT NORMAL

A Stan Turner Mystery

 ISBN 1-929976-40-2Trade Paperback * 330 Pages 

$14.95 Audio CD * ISBN 978-1929976539 * CD $29.00


ACT NORMAL


 ISBN 1-929976-40-2Trade Paperback * 330 Pages 

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A Dallas attorney is recruited by the CIA as a legal consultant for its ultra top secret Tarizon Repopulation project. His first assignment is to defend a woman accused of murdering her children and alien husband. The alien husband, however, is not from Mexico but from Tarizon, a planet in another solar system. Stan must not only prove his client innocent but also make sure nobody finds out that the government is allowing aliens to live and propagate on Earth. 
Cactus Island
ISBN 978-1929976-36-2 * Trade Paperback * 379 Pages
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Stan is called out to Possum Kingdom Lake in Central Texas where a boy scout has been accused of killing his assistant scoutmaster. Stan is reluctant to take the case because his son Peter is a member of the scout troop involved, and the boy accused of the crime claims the accident was caused when he was distracted by an alien aircraft flying overhead. So, in order to prove his client innocent, he has to prove aliens flew over Possum Kingdom Lake!

Deadly Distractions

by William Manchee 300 pages, August 2004

Trade Paperback 1-932475-02-8


Stan is called home from a Colorado vacation, when a client is cornered his barn by the FBI, allegedly having killed an IRS agent. Stan is reluctant to take the case because Dusty Thomas was found standing over the body holding a shotgun, but he agrees to take the case since Dusty has been a long-time client and claims to be innocent.  

BLACK MONDAY

 

 Trade Paperback 1-932475-08-7 * 387 Pages

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This story begins on the infamous Black Monday, October 19, 1987. As the stock market is taking a nosedive and banks and S&L's are falling left and right, Stan is asked by the CIA to help an operative unravel an IRS garnishment and ends up caught in a fire-fight between the CIA and the FBI.
This story begins on the infamous Black Monday, October 19, 1987. As the stock market is taking a nosedive and banks and S&L's are falling left and right, Stan is asked by the CIA to help an operative unravel an IRS garnishment and ends up caught in a fire-fight between the CIA and the FBI.

It is the infamous Black Monday, October 1, 1987. As the stock market is taking a nosedive and banks are falling left and right, Stan is asked by the CIA to help an operative unravel an IRS garnishment and ends up in a fire-fight between the CIA and the FBI. 

Cash Call

 

 ISBN#0-9666366-8-6 * Trade Paperback * 338 Pages 

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Stan and Rebekah's good friends, Don and Pam Blaylock, are in deep trouble. An imprudent investment in a Golden Dragon franchise and their son's arrest for DWI trigger an avalanche of misfortune culminating with the murder of Luther Bell, the smooth-talking restaurant promoter responsible for their impending demise.

SECOND CHAIR

A Stan Turner Mystery, Volume III

Top Publications 360 pages

ISBN #0-9666366-9-4 Trade Paperback

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Second Chair


ISBN #0-9666366-9-4 Trade Paperback *  360 pages

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Stan is asked to defend a young college student charged with murdering her newborn child. Knowing he lacks the experience for such an undertaking, he enlists his 
former criminal law professor to be "Second Chair." What he doesn't know is the professor, who everyone calls "Snake" is a drunk and a womanizer.

Stan is asked to defend a young college student charged with murdering her newborn child. Knowing he lacks the experience for such an undertaking, he enlists his 
former criminal law professor to be "Second Chair." What he doesn't know is the professor, who everyone calls "Snake" is a drunk and a womanizer.
Stan is asked to defend a young college girl accused of killing her baby. Stan is reluctant to take the case because the girl has no memory of giving birth, and he's never tried a murder case before. But he agrees to take the case as long as his law school professor agrees to be second chair. By the time the case goes to trial, however, his law professor has disappeared, and much to Stan's shock and dismay,  he realizes he's on his own.

BRASH ENDEAVOR

 

A Stan Turner Mystery, Book II

Top Publications, July 1998

Trade Paperback ISBN # 1-884570-89-5


Step into the shoes of Dallas attorney, Stan Turner, in the late 1970's as he begins the practice of law. Then hang on for the ride of your life as Stan immediately steps into a rattlesnake's nest and has to do some fancy two-steppin' to avoid a lethal strike from his own clients. When Stan's wife, Rebekah, is arrested for murder and a client turns out to be a ghost, Stan turns in his legal pad for a detective's notebook and goes to work to solve these most perplexing mysteries. 

UNDAUNTED


Trade Paperback ISBN #0-9666366-0-0

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 Stan is forced into the United States Marine Corps by a vicious twist of fate, must leave his wife, and family and report for duty. On his first day he unwittingly befriends a serial killer and soon finds himself charged with the murder of his drill sergeant. Aided by a lustful nurse who wants him and a journalist who wants his story, Stan desperately searches for the actual killer to prove his innocence.