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The Face of a Stranger

Published 1990

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A Dangerous Mourning

Published 1991

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Defend and Betray

Published 1992

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A Sudden, Fearful Death

Published 1993

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The Sins of the Wolf

Published 1994

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Cain His Brother

Published 1995

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Weighed in the Balance

Published 1996

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The Silent Cry

Published 1997

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A Breach of Promise / Whited Sepulchers

Published 1997

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The Twisted Root

Published 1999

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Slaves of Obsession

Published 2000

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A Funeral in Blue

Published 2001

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Death of a Stranger

Published 2002

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The Shifting Tide

Published 2004

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Dark Assassin

Published 2006

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Execution Dock

Published 2009

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Acceptable Loss

Published 2011

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A Sunless Sea

Published 2012

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Blind Justice

Published 2013

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Blood On The Water

Published 2014

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Corridors Of The Night

Published 2015

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Revenge in a Cold River

Published 2016

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An Echo of Murder

Published 2017

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