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Neil Brand is a former World War I soldier and disgraced ex-cop, now running security for Harry York at York Brothers Studio in 1931 Hollywood. York has a problem with bad boy actor Johnny Cutter, a major motion picture star who failed to show up on the set to finish his latest picture, and Brand is sent to find the star. In doing so, Brand uncovers a trail of white slavery, drugs, blackmail and murder, involving famous actors and wealthy businessmen—and a dirty cop who was once Brand’s partner on the force. As the body count mounts, Brand tries desperately to uncover the dangerous truth—before he becomes one of the victims.

In 1879 Arizona the frontier is ablaze. Renegade Apaches kidnap white woman Sara Todd as they make their deadly run for the Mexican border, the thinly-stretched cavalry in hot pursuit. While the soldiers are on their futile mission, murderous outlaws steal an Army payroll, and set out on a trail of slaughter across the burning Arizona desert. Into this treacherous mix rides Joel Bannon, who sets out to rescue Sara, only to find he's trapped between the warring Indians and the brutal outlaws. Bannon's only way out is with his guns and fists, calling upon all his skills to save himself and Sara. But Sara harbors a deadly secret, and Bannon slowly realizes she might ultimately be the most dangerous adversary of all as the chase leads to a thrilling shootout. Hard-hitting tale of gunfire and betrayal straight from the bloody pages of American history.

The first time fabled pitcher Smokey Joe Hood held a baseball in his hand he knew it was meant to be thrown and thrown hard. And so he did, harder and faster than any man who ever lived. A smoking fastball took him to the pinnacle of the game, but his passion for practical jokes and tall tales made him a legend to love and laugh with. In his inimitable style, he tells the story of a life that took him from the Kentucky farmlands of his youth to baseball’s hall of fame, a life full of mischief, wild times and rousing baseball games. Along the way, we meet a cast of dazzling characters who join Smokey Joe on a romp through the glory days of baseball. On and off the field, Smokey Joe was truly a lovable, rollicking giant of his times.

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The Ice Cream Blonde
Bannon: The Scavenger Breed
Smoky Joe: A Baseball Fable
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Ray’s Bibliography

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Rachel Anne Maddon is about to become America’s next great movie star. Adored by the camera, loved by her public, beautiful Rachel Anne has it all, including a dark secret from her past that threatens to blow up her promising future when her mentor and lover—a man old enough to be her father—turns up dead. Did he fall or was he pushed? Or did the bullet in him do the job? Either way, a homicide investigation will be deadly publicity for Rachel Anne and her family.


Rachel Anne’s movie studio switches into high gear to protect her teetering career, but then Neil Brand, the studio’s security chief, uncovers a blackmail scheme over illicit sex films that threatens other major motion picture stars. As the heat builds, the rich and powerful scramble to get out from under.


That’s when the bodies begin to pile up.

The Naked Nymph
In The Dark Flickers

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