Praise for Blind Eye
2018 Award Mystery-Detective,
Maxy Awards, Runner-Up
“As in the first installment of the Bailey series, the past is always looming in this tale. The police detective’s PTSD both colors his interpretation of events and is affected by them...More than a straight-up police procedural, this tale gives readers the excitement of the chase while taking them deep into the psyches of its diverse characters."
— Kirkus Reviews
“Blind Eye is highly recommended for mystery enthusiasts who also like their stories well grounded in a sense of place and personal struggle as characters confront their blind eyes and uncover new ways of seeing.”
— Midwest Book Review
Praise for Bailey's Law
2017 Award for Best Mystery -Detective, Maxy Awards
“A true mystery for any reader, with enough clues to stay thoroughly engaged, but not enough leads to solve the brilliant ending!”
"The multilayered depth of characterization brings this story to the top of my list for mysteries I enjoy."
"We feel not only the Texas sweat dripping down [Jack Bailey’s] back, but also his guilt, his morality, and the temptation fueling his forbidden sexual desires."
"There is enough detail of the methodical steps involved in crime solving to keep the reader engaged."
"Dynamic characters, realistic dialogue, and beautiful descriptions put the reader there with Jack and his cop friends as they seek justice for the victims."
"An entertaining and thought-provoking murder mystery…This enthralling, fast moving novel is highly recommended!"
"A well-told mystery story that you will savor to the end."
“Jack Bailey is a solid protagonist and the mix of murder mystery and Jack’s PTSD provides a multi-dimensional plot that intrigues from beginning to end.”
— Roger Leslie PhD, author, editor, writing coach