Dan Ames

1 Cold Jade

Author : Dan Ames
Genre :  Hard-Boiled  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Police Procedural 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2016-07-01
Description :  COLD JADE is the newest novel in the acclaimed John Rockne series by award-winning and international bestselling author Dan Ames.&#xa0;<br /><br /> Once a cop in the well-to-do Detroit suburb of Grosse Pointe, John Rockne was dismissed from the force after making a tragic mistake that resulted in the brutal murder of a young man.&#xa0;<br /><br /> Now working as a private investigator, John is hired by a man whose daughter is missing and he soon discovers the young woman was living a secret life under the name Jade.&#xa0;<br /><br /> John quickly realizes the world Jade had entered was a dangerous one filled with thieves, drugs, pimps and murderers. He has no idea if he can find her…and bring her out alive.

2 Total Sarcasm

Author : Dan Ames
Genre :  Romantic Comedy  Books  Romance  Mysteries & Thrillers  Suspense  Hard-Boiled  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $8.99
Release Date :  2015-03-12
Description :  <b>"Packed to the gills with hard-hitting action and nonstop laughs."</b><br /> <b><i>-Bluffton Today</i></b><br /> <b></b><br /> <b>"A smart detective series filled with sharp prose and snappy one-liners."</b><br /> <b><i>-IndieReader.com&#xa0;</i></b><br /> <b><i></i></b><br /> <b>All three full-length and top-selling Sarcastic crime novels!&#xa0;</b><br /><br /> Boxed set includes:<br /><br /> -<b>DEATH BY SARCASM</b> <i>(Mary Cooper Mystery #1)</i><br /><br /> -<b>MURDER WITH SARCASTIC INTENT</b> <i>(Mary Cooper Mystery #2)&#xa0;</i><br /><br /> -<b>GROSS SARCASTIC HOMICIDE</b> <i>(Mary Cooper Mystery #3)</i>

3 Death by Sarcasm

Author : Dan Ames
Genre :  Women Sleuths  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Police Procedural  Hard-Boiled  Romance  Romantic Comedy 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2015-11-06
Description :  Death By Sarcasm<br /> by<br /> Dan Ames<br /><br /> <b>WINNER OF THE 2011 INDEPENDENT BOOK AWARD FOR CRIME FICTION</b><br /><br /> DEATH BY SARCASM introduces mystery readers to Mary Cooper, a Los Angeles area private detective who masks her true, caring nature with a razor-sharp, heavily sarcastic sense of humor.<br /><br /> In DEATH BY SARCASM, Mary learns that her uncle, a former stand-up comedian has been murdered. She is asked to assist in finding the killer by both the police and family members. Mary quickly discovers that her uncle’s death was just the opening act for a bloody rampage. As Mary investigates, she exposes a dark and deadly legacy with mysterious links to her own past.<br /><br /> “Dan Ames is a sensation.” -MysteryTribune

4 A Hard Man to Forget

Author : Dan Ames
Genre :  Action & Adventure  Books  Fiction & Literature  Mysteries & Thrillers  Romance  Suspense  Hard-Boiled 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2017-07-12
Description :  Book One in THE JACK REACHER Cases.<br /><br /> Former FBI agent Lauren Pauling met Jack Reacher in THE HARD WAY, the 10th Jack Reacher novel by Lee Child.&#xa0;<br /><br /> Now, in A HARD MAN TO FORGET, Pauling is a private investigator in New York and receives a mysterious letter with Jack Reacher’s name, along with a phone number. Pauling calls the number and reaches a woman whose husband has gone missing.<br /><br /> Even stranger, the woman claims she didn’t contact Pauling, and has no idea who Jack Reacher is.<br /><br /> Intrigued, begins to investigate and when the woman becomes the target of the same men who may have abducted her husband, Pauling recruits Michael Tallon, a former special ops soldier.&#xa0;<br /><br /> Pauling and Tallon quickly realize they’re dealing with much more than a missing persons case, and soon they’re in a deadly race to stop a terrifying act of mass murder.<br /><br /> “Fast-paced, engaging, original.” –New York Times bestselling author Thomas Perry<br /><br /> “Engrossing!” –USA Today bestselling author Rick Murcer<br /><br /> “Furiously paced. Great action.” –New York Times bestselling author Ben Lieberman<br /><br /> “Swept me along for the ride.” –Edgar-nominated author Craig McDonald

5 A Man Made for Killing

Author : Dan Ames
Genre :  Action & Adventure  Books  Fiction & Literature  Mysteries & Thrillers 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2017-12-18
Description :  Jack Reacher needs your help.&#xa0;<br /><br /> When Lauren Pauling is summoned to a billionaire’s remote home, she isn’t sure what to expect. When he tells her that Jack Reacher needs her help, she isn’t sure what to think. Jack Reacher never needs help.<br /><br /> Pauling is flown to a remote military-owned island where seeks out Jack Reacher and investigates the brutal murder of a young woman.<br /><br /> A USA TODAY Bestselling Series

6 Dead Wood

Author : Dan Ames
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Hard-Boiled  Police Procedural 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2016-06-19
Description :  A COP WHO LOST EVERYTHING. A KILLER WHO WILL STOP AT NOTHING.<br /><br /> In the exclusive enclave of Grosse Pointe, Michigan, a woman who builds custom guitars is murdered. A disgraced ex-cop turned private investigator is hired by the dead woman’s father and immediately becomes the target of a violent ex-convict. An enigmatic music star performs damage control on her links to the dead woman. And a professional killer who idolizes Keith Richards is brought into town by a mysterious employer.&#xa0;<br /><br /> Dead Wood is what great mysteries are all about: love, hate, faith and vengeance, all wrapped up in an explosive story that simply refuses to let up.&#xa0;<br /><br /> “Dead Wood is a fast-paced, unpredictable mystery with an engaging narrator and a rich cast of original supporting characters.” –Thomas Perry, Edgar-winning author of The Butcher’s Boy.&#xa0;

7 The Right Man for Revenge

Author : Dan Ames
Genre :  Action & Adventure  Books  Fiction & Literature  Mysteries & Thrillers 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2017-10-30
Description :  <b>JACK REACHER is dead. Or is he?</b><br /><br /> In Book Two of the Jack Reacher Cases, written with permission from Lee Child, the body of a murdered man is discovered. In his pocket is a toothbrush and an ATM card with the name Jack Reacher.<br /><br /> Lauren Pauling, a former FBI agent and current private investigator, is asked to identify the body.<br /><br /> But instead, she looks into the killing and soon finds herself a target in a complex web of murder, betrayal and vengeance.<br /><br /> <b>"The Jack Reacher Cases by Dan Ames is a thrilling series. Bring me more!"</b> <i>-Amazon.com</i>

8 Hard Rock

Author : Dan Ames
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Romance  Suspense  Hard-Boiled  Fiction & Literature  Action & Adventure 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2017-07-10
Description :  <b>A cop who lost everything. A killer who will stop at nothing.</b><br /><br /> Private Investigator John Rockne is determined to find out who is responsible for the brutal murder of a young man in Grosse Pointe. A contract killer known only as The Spook wants to keep the truth buried forever. Rockne quickly uncovers a series of dark secrets with ties to his own tortured past. A hard-hitting, action-packed story that moves as fast as a speeding bullet.<br /><br /> HARD ROCK is a thrilling conclusion to the bestselling and award-winning crime novel DEAD WOOD.<br /><br /> <b>"Fast-paced, original, engaging..."</b> <i>-New York Times bestselling author Thomas Perry</i><br /><br /> <b>"The first private eye novel in a long time that just swept me along for the ride."</b> <i>-Edgar-nominated author Craig McDonald</i>

9 The Jack Reacher Cases (The Man With No Mercy)

Author : Dan Ames
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Hard-Boiled 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2018-06-11
Description :  <b>In this chilling thriller, a madman is targeting women who have only one thing in common: Jack Reacher.</b><br /> <b></b><br /> <b>Book 5 in the USA TODAY bestselling series The JACK REACHER Cases.</b><br /> <b></b><br /> <b>Former FBI agent and current private investigator Lauren Pauling is brought in by the Bureau to help solve a chilling mystery: someone is kidnapping women who share only one distinctive trait: a history with Jack Reacher.</b><br /> <b></b><br /> <b>Pauling is also brought in for her own protection – she has a history with Reacher and may be next on the list.</b><br /> <b></b><br /> <b>Working with ex-Special Forces soldier Michael Tallon, Pauing races to catch the madman before he strikes again.</b><br /> <b></b><br /> <b>“Ames is a sensation.” -MysteryTribune</b>

10 The Last Man to Murder

Author : Dan Ames
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Fiction & Literature  Action & Adventure 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2018-03-31
Description :  A USA TODAY BESTSELLER<br /><br /> The JACK REACHER Cases: Book Four.<br /><br /> A man, barely alive and beaten within an inch of his life, collapses at Michael Tallon's door. He dies before Tallon has a chance to learn anything from him. The only clue? A crumpled piece of paper, covered in the dead man's blood, with two words:<br /><br /> Operation Reacher.<br /><br /> Intrigued, Tallon searches his memory and soon realizes he knew the man. A former soldier. His investigation leads him to the Outer Banks of North Carolina where it's clear the people responsible for his friend's death want the case to go away, and Tallon with it. Forever.<br /><br /> "Ames is a sensation among readers who love fast-paced thrillers." -MysteryTribune

11 Murder with Sarcastic Intent

Author : Dan Ames
Genre :  Hard-Boiled  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Fiction & Literature  Romance  Romantic Comedy 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2015-02-15
Description :  "A smart detective story stuffed with sharp prose and snappy one liners."&#xa0;<br /> -Indie Reader&#xa0;<br /><br /> In the follow-up to the international bestselling novel DEATH BY SARCASM, Los Angeles based private investigator Mary Cooper is hired to track down a missing child.&#xa0;<br /><br /> The case quickly leads her into the seedy underworld of Los Angeles' pornography industry where Mary's on again off again boyfriend Jake Cornell has been working undercover for the LAPD.&#xa0;<br /><br /> As Mary investigates, she soon uncovers a world in which no one is who they claim to be. Armed with her .45 and a heavily sarcastic wit, Mary vows to rescue her client's daughter and bring her captors to justice.

12 Easy Prey

Author : Dan Ames
Genre :  Hard-Boiled  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Fiction & Literature  Action & Adventure  Romance  Suspense 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2017-07-10
Description :  <b>A Gripping Mystery Thriller That Will Keep You Guessing Until The Final, Shocking Twist.</b><br /><br /> A prominent Grosse Pointe doctor is found dead, in his car, in an abandoned section of Detroit with a rope around his neck.<br /><br /> Private Investigator John Rockne knows the victim, and soon finds himself in the middle of an investigation that blows the lid off Grosse Pointe's glamorous façade.<br /><br /> Soon, Rockne becomes the target of a killer whose depraved sadism knows no bounds.&#xa0;<br /><br /> The trail of his friend's brutal murder takes him into Detroit's darkest and most dangerous corners, until one final explosive piece of the puzzle makes him question everything, and everyone.<br /><br /> <b>"Fast-paced, engaging, original."</b><i>-New York Times bestselling author Thomas Perry</i>

13 Body Blow

Author : Dan Ames
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Hard-Boiled  Fiction & Literature  Action & Adventure 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2017-07-10
Description :  <b>Something Very Bad Is Happening In Good Isle.</b><br /><br /> A picture-postcard beautiful little town on the shore of Lake Michigan, Good Isle is where the wealthy buy summer homes. Bad things just don't happen in this quaint little town.<br /><br /> That is, until Billy "Dynamite" Dawkins, a legend in Detroit's boxing history, disappears.<br /><br /> John and Ellen Rockne, both in Good Isle for different reasons, are asked to look into the famous boxer's disappearance.<br /><br /> Before long, they are both drawn into a dark side of Good Isle that until now, had remained the town's most notorious secret.<br /><br /> <b>"Fast-paced, engaging, original."</b> <i>-New York Times bestselling author Thomas Perry</i><br /><br /> <b>"Swept me along for the ride."</b> <i>-Edgar-nominated author Craig McDonald</i><br /><br /> <b>"Lean and mean."</b> <i>-author Robert Gregory Browne</i><br /><br /> <b>"Grabs you early and doesn't let go."</b> <i>-author Tom Schreck</i>

14 Gross Sarcastic Homicide

Author : Dan Ames
Genre :  Romance  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Women Sleuths  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2015-02-15
Description :  A #1 Mystery in both the US and the UK.&#xa0;<br /><br /> Mary Cooper is back, and this time she's searching for a killer who seems to enjoy playing with his victims' minds as much as he does with their lives.&#xa0;<br /><br /> The book begins with the brutal slaying of a corporate executive under circumstances that can only be considered bizarre. Mary is hired to find out who killed him, and why.&#xa0;<br /><br /> Soon, she is caught up in the often lurid world of celebrity psychologists and their infamous patients.

15 Long Shot

Author : Dan Ames
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Fiction & Literature  Action & Adventure  Romance  Suspense  Hard-Boiled 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2017-07-10
Description :  <b>Long Distance Murder.</b><br /><br /> Nick Giordano is a renowned neurologist and family man living in the wealthy Detroit suburb of Grosse Pointe.&#xa0;<br /><br /> When he is murdered during a sailboat race, no one sees it coming.<br /><br /> &#xa0;Private investigator John Rockne investigates the killing and soon unravels a web of greed and betrayal.&#xa0;<br /><br /> A hard-hitting, action-packed story in the bestselling and award-winning John Rockne Mystery Series.&#xa0;<br /><br /> <b>"This is the best new private investigator mystery series being written today."</b><i>-Amazon.com</i>

16 Killer Groove

Author : Dan Ames
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Romance  Hard-Boiled  Fiction & Literature 
Price :  $3.99
Release Date :  2017-07-10
Description :  Legendary rock star Zack Hatter, lead singer of the equally legendary rock band Groovy Train, has gone missing. The living embodiment of ‘sex, drugs, and rock ‘n roll,’ his disappearance isn’t the first. But friends and family think this time it’s different. They think he was abducted, in Mexico. Or, maybe he’s dead.<br /><br /> Mary Cooper, a PI in Los Angeles is hired by Zack’s business partner. While John Rockne, a PI from Grosse Pointe, Michigan is hired by Zack's ex-wife.<br /><br /> Soon, the pair are thrown together in a wild case that has them going up against drug dealers, Mexican cartel gang members…and each other.<br /><br /> “KILLER GROOVE is a thrill ride, punctuated with sharp humor, deadly gunfire, and a whole lot of rock ‘n roll. An unforgettable ride and an un-put-down-able read.” -Goodreads

17 Grosse Pointe Pulp 2

Author : Dan Ames
Genre :  Hard-Boiled  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Fiction & Literature  Action & Adventure  Police Procedural 
Price :  $9.99
Release Date :  2017-07-10
Description :  <b>THREE COMPLETE BOOKS IN A GRIPPING MYSTERY SERIES</b><br /><br /> <b>Books #4, #5 &amp; #6 in the bestselling and award-winning John Rockne Mystery series.</b><br /><br /> LONG SHOT. Long Distance Murder. Nick Giordano is a renowned neurologist and family man living in the wealthy Detroit suburb of Grosse Pointe. When he is murdered during a sailboat race, no one sees it coming. Private investigator John Rockne investigates the killing and soon unravels a web of greed and betrayal. A hard-hitting, action-packed story in the bestselling and award-winning John Rockne Mystery Series.<br /><br /> EASY PREY. A prominent Grosse Pointe doctor is found dead, in his car, in an abandoned section of Detroit with a rope around his neck. Private Investigator John Rockne knows the victim, and soon finds himself in the middle of an investigation that blows the lid off Grosse Pointe's glamorous façade. Soon, Rockne becomes the target of a killer whose depraved sadism knows no bounds. The trail of his friend's brutal murder takes him into Detroit's darkest and most dangerous corners, until one final explosive piece of the puzzle makes him question everything, and everyone.<br /><br /> BODY BLOW. Something Very Bad Is Happening In Good Isle. A picture-postcard beautiful little town on the shore of Lake Michigan, Good Isle is where the wealthy buy summer homes. Bad things just don't happen in this quaint little town. That is, until Billy "Dynamite" Dawkins, a legend in Detroit's boxing history, disappears. John and Ellen Rockne, both in Good Isle for different reasons, are asked to look into the famous boxer's disappearance. Before long, they are both drawn into a dark side of Good Isle that until now, had remained the town's most notorious secret.<br /><br /> <b>"Fast-paced, engaging, original."</b><i>-New York Times bestselling author Thomas Perry</i><br /><br /> <b>"Dan Ames is a sensation among Kindle readers who love fast-paced thrillers."</b><i>-Mystery Tribune</i><br /><br /> <b>"Swept me along for the ride."-Edgar-nominated author Craig McDonald</b>

18 Grosse Pointe Pulp

Author : Dan Ames
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Hard-Boiled 
Price :  $8.99
Release Date :  2017-07-05
Description :  <b>The First Three Full-Length Books in a Bestselling, Award-Winning Mystery Series</b><br /><br /> DEAD WOOD (John Rockne Mystery #1) In the exclusive enclave of Grosse Pointe, Michigan, a woman who builds custom guitars is murdered. A disgraced ex-cop turned private investigator is hired by the dead woman's father and immediately becomes the target of a violent ex-convict. An enigmatic music star performs damage control on her links to the dead woman. And a professional killer who idolizes Keith Richards is brought into town by a mysterious employer. DEAD WOOD is what great mysteries are all about: love, hate, faith and vengeance, all wrapped up in an explosive story that simply refuses to let up.<br /><br /> HARD ROCK (John Rockne Mystery #2) Private Investigator John Rockne is determined to find out who is responsible for the brutal murder of a young man in Grosse Pointe. A contract killer known only as The Spook wants to keep the truth buried forever. Rockne quickly uncovers a series of dark secrets with ties to his own tortured past. HARD ROCK is a thrilling conclusion to the bestselling crime novel DEAD WOOD.<br /><br /> COLD JADE (John Rockne Mystery #3) Once a cop in the well-to-do Detroit suburb of Grosse Pointe, John Rockne was dismissed from the force after making a tragic mistake that resulted in the brutal murder of a young man. Now working as a private investigator, John is hired by a man whose daughter is missing and he soon discovers the young woman was living a secret life under the name Jade. John quickly realizes the world Jade had entered was a dangerous one filled with thieves, drugs, pimps and murderers. He has no idea if he can find her...and bring her out alive.<br /><br /> <b>"Dan Ames' writing reminds me of the great thriller writers -- lean, mean, no nonsense prose that gets straight to the point and keeps you turning those pages."</b> &#xa0;--Robert Gregory Browne, author of Down Among the Dead Men<br /><br /> <b>"As gritty as the Detroit streets where it's set, DEAD WOOD grabs you early on and doesn't let go. As fine a debut as you'll come across this year, maybe any year."</b> &#xa0; --Tom Schreck, author of Out Cold, A Duffy Dombrowski Mystery<br /><br /> <b>"From its opening lines, Daniel S. Ames and his private eye novel DEAD WOOD recall early James Ellroy: a fresh attitude and voice and the heady rush of boundless yearning and ambition. Ames delivers a vivid evocation of time and place in a way that few debut authors achieve, nailing the essence of his chosen corner of high-tone Michigan. He also deftly dodges the pitfalls that make so much contemporary private detective fiction a mixed bag and nostalgia-freighted misfire. Ames' detective has family; he's steady. He's not another burned-out, booze-hound hanging on teeth and toenails to the world and smugly wallowing in his own ennui. This is the first new private eye novel in a long time that just swept me along for the ride. Ames is definitely one to watch."</b> -- Craig McDonald, Edgar-nominated author<br /><br /> <b>"Dead Wood is a fast-paced, unpredictable mystery with an engaging</b><br /> <b>narrator and a rich cast of original supporting characters."</b> -Thomas Perry, New York Times bestselling author of The Butcher's Boy.

19 The Murder Store

Author : Dan Ames
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Fiction & Literature  Action & Adventure 
Price :  $4.99
Release Date :  2017-11-15
Description :  <b>Money buys everything...even murder.</b><br /><br /> When the young daughter of a powerful Senator is kidnapped from a shopping mall in Iowa, her father calls in his old friend, retired FBI profiler Wallace Mack.&#xa0;<br /><br /> Soon, Mack begins to uncover a frightening prospect: an online marketplace where wealthy psychopaths can buy their next victim.<br /><br /> It's a race against time as Mack fights to save a young girl's life by putting The Murder Store...out of business.<br /><br /> "<b>Ames is a sensation among readers who love fast-paced thrillers."</b><i> -MysteryTribune</i>

20 The Killing League

Author : Dan Ames
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Fiction & Literature  Action & Adventure 
Price :  $5.99
Release Date :  2017-11-15
Description :  <b>YOU WIN. OR YOU DIE.</b><br /><br /> Wallace Mack is a retired FBI profiler. When he is contacted by an old friend whose daughter is missing, he agrees to try to find her.<br /><br /> Soon, he uncovers THE KILLING LEAGUE, a competition among active serial killers.<br /><br /> Even worse, Mack soon learns that he, and a woman whose life he helped save, are the grand prize.<br /><br /> <b>SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE</b><br /><br /> <b></b><br /> <b>"A wild ride.</b><i> -Amazon.com</i><br /><br /> <b></b><br /> <b>"Reads like early James Patterson." </b><i>-Amazon.com</i><br /><br /> <b></b><br /> <b>"Ames is a sensation among readers who love fast-paced thrillers." </b><i>-MysteryTribune</i>

21 Scale of Justice

Author : Dan Ames
Genre :  Hard-Boiled  Books  Mysteries & Thrillers  Fiction & Literature  Action & Adventure 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2017-07-10
Description :  Murder. Well Done.<br /><br /> Detroit crime boss Diego Villanueva must meet the demands of his Colombian overlords in order to retire to sunny Florida. To help him meet that challenge, he enlists the services of Tomas Sariagmo, whose son was caught stealing from Villanueva. Sariagmo must help Villanueva succeed or both he and his son die.&#xa0;<br /><br /> Scale of Justice is an explosive, violent short story from bestselling crime novelist Dan Ames.

22 Bullet River

Author : Dan Ames
Genre :  Mysteries & Thrillers  Books  Hard-Boiled  Fiction & Literature  Romance 
Price :  $2.99
Release Date :  2017-04-04
Description :  <b>A gruesome discovery...a blast from the past.</b><br /><br /> <b>The Garbage Collector is back.</b><br /><br /> In this sequel, the private investigator/bounty hunter known simply as The Garbage Collector discovers the body of a dead woman floating in a river near his temporary hideout. The woman, it turns out, is someone he once knew very well.<br /><br /> <b>"An unforgettable character."</b> <i>-Goodreads.com</i><br /><br /> <b>"What a ride!"</b> <i>-Amazon.com</i><br /><br /> <b>"Ames is a sensation."</b> <i>-MysteryTribune</i>



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