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Mulholland Books

Grave Error

Stephen Greenleaf
Authors:
Stephen Greenleaf

The first novel in Stephen Greenleaf's classic series featuring John Marshall Tanner, San Francisco ex-lawyer turned private detective.When her husband begins acting strangely, the wife of a famous legal crusader hires San Francisco P.I. John Marshall Tanner to find out why. Tanner is convinced the case is a simple matter of blackmail. Certainly a man like Roland Nelson has made his share of powerful enemies in a career devoted to exposing fraud and corruption among the mighty.But Tanner's investigation soon takes a tragic and personal turn. Suddenly Tanner finds himself on a trail of buried secrets, frustrated passions, and smoldering revenge as he races to stop a killer.

Mulholland Books

Death Bed

Stephen Greenleaf
Authors:
Stephen Greenleaf

Called in to help dying millionaire Maximilian Kottle locate his estranged son, P.I. John Marshall Tanner doesn't know what to expect.Soon Tanner is on a quest to find Karl Kottle, a former sixties radical and alleged murderer. As his search continues, Tanner encounters a host of potential clients, including a muckraking newspaper editor whose star investigative reporter may have finally gone too far...

Mulholland Books

State's Evidence

Stephen Greenleaf
Authors:
Stephen Greenleaf

San Francisco P.I. John Marshall Tanner is called in to help a crusading district attorney locate the only reliable witness to a mob-orchestrated hit-and-run killing. But is ex-model Teresa Blair hiding out, or is someone holding her hostage?As Tanner investigates mob culture in the Bay Area and examines Teresa's privileged life, he discovers that mobster Tony Fluto isn't the only person to want her dead.The closer Tanner gets to the truth, the more he realises that everyone from Teresa's business partner to her best friend to her husband has something to hide - including Teresa herself.

Mulholland Books

Fatal Obsession

Stephen Greenleaf
Authors:
Stephen Greenleaf

There's no place like home... P.I. John Marshall Tanner returns home to the Midwest for the first time in thirty years to help decide the fate of his family farm. With his brothers and sister at loggerheads, tensions are running high.But family squabbles give way to suspicions when Tanner's nephew Billy is found hanging from a tree in the local park. The verdict is suicide, but Tanner doesn't believe that Billy took his own life and there is no lack of suspects for the crime. On his mission to expose the truth, Tanner encounters a host of former friends, and before he can untangle the mystery he will have to face a few ghosts from his own past.

Mulholland Books

Beyond Blame

Stephen Greenleaf
Authors:
Stephen Greenleaf

When psychologist Dianne Renzel is found brutally murdered in her own bed, suspicion immediately falls on her husband, law professor Lawrence Usser. An expert in temporary insanity defences, Usser isn't going to be easy to convict.Determined to bring their daughter's killer to justice, Dianne's grief-stricken parents hire lawyer-turned-private-detective John Marshall Tanner to discover the truth.But as Tanner digs deeper into Dianne's murder, assumptions give way to questions, dark family secrets begin to surface and it quickly becomes impossible to determine who is guilty and who is beyond blame...

Hodder & Stoughton

Toll Call

Stephen Greenleaf
Authors:
Stephen Greenleaf

He thought he knew everything about her... but someone knew more.Peggy Nettleton has been a loyal secretary to P.I. John Marshall Tanner for over eight years, and he thought he knew her well. But a mysterious phone caller, who threatens Peggy with mutilation if she doesn't tell him her most intimate secrets, seems to know her better.Tanner sets out to silence the caller once and for all in a violent, treacherous case that hits a little too close to home, uncovering secrets and hidden desires along the way.

Mulholland Books

Book Case

Stephen Greenleaf
Authors:
Stephen Greenleaf

Publisher Bryce Chatterton receives a manuscript that has all the makings of a bestseller; brimming with sex, money and scandal, it's his last hope of keeping Periwinkle Press afloat. But there's one small problem - nobody knows who wrote it.P.I. John Marshall Tanner is called in to discover the author of the mysterious manuscript, but it soon becomes clear that he is in possession of an exposé that will blow the lid off some of San Francisco's most sordid secrets. In a race against the clock, Tanner must dig up past crimes, scandals and cover-ups to expose the vengeful author before it's too late.

Mulholland Books

Blood Type

Stephen Greenleaf
Authors:
Stephen Greenleaf

Tom Crandall - war hero, social crusader and P.I. John Marshall Tanner's close friend - is discovered dead in an alley in San Francisco's sleazy Tenderloin district. The police call it suicide.But a cryptic answerphone message leads Tanner to suspect that Clarissa Crandall's affair with millionaire Richard Sands may have sealed her husband's fate. As he investigates his friend's death, Tanner turns up suspicious clues that lead to the city's vulnerable blood supply and to Tom's homeless, schizophrenic brother, whose chilling conspiracy theories are closer to the truth than Tanner could ever have imagined.

Mulholland Books

Southern Cross

Stephen Greenleaf
Authors:
Stephen Greenleaf

An intriguing request from a friend at his twenty-fifth college reunion takes P.I. John Marshall Tanner to Charleston, South Carolina.Seth Hartman fought for civil rights in the sixties, and his past is catching up to him. Branded as a traitor to his race by the Alliance for Southern Pride, the lawyer is now receiving death threats from the right-wing hate group.Going undercover at the Alliance, Tanner finds himself at the heart of a racial debate that is still very much alive as he struggles to discover just who is behind the group, and why they are targeting Seth.Tanner uncovers shocking secrets both new and old in his efforts to unearth the answers - the kind that could get a San Francisco P.I. killed.

Mulholland Books

Flesh Wounds

Stephen Greenleaf
Authors:
Stephen Greenleaf

Peggy Nettleton was P.I. John Marshall Tanner's loyal secretary for over eight years, so when she calls from her new home in Seattle asking for help, he can't say no.About to marry wealthy investment banker Ted Evans, Peggy has a problem - Ted's young daughter Nina. The beautiful model has disappeared into the seedy Seattle underworld after posing for some nude photographs. In helping Peggy, Tanner risks reopening old wounds and rekindling old desires, and faces a journey into the shady world of pornography and human trafficking in Seattle.As he trails Nina to her oppressor's lair, Tanner is tested as never before... but can he find her before it's too late?

Mulholland Books

Strawberry Sunday

Stephen Greenleaf
Authors:
Stephen Greenleaf

Recuperating in hospital from a near-fatal gunshot wound, P.I. John Marshall Tanner meets Rita Lombardi, a fellow patient recovering from life-changing surgery. Struggling with a deep depression, Tanner finds a friend and confidante in Rita.When Rita leaves the hospital, she and Tanner promise to stay in touch - but tragic events prevent a reunion. Rita is found murdered, killed by an unknown assailant.Determined to solve the mystery surrounding his friend's death, Tanner journeys to Rita's hometown in Salinas Valley, home to the strawberry pickers of California. Surrounded by rumours of Rita's revolutionary past, Tanner begins a desperate journey that takes him deep into a network of violence and corruption within the strawberry industry.

Mulholland Books

Ellipsis

Stephen Greenleaf
Authors:
Stephen Greenleaf

When P.I. John Marshall Tanner is asked to act as bodyguard to glamorous novelist Chandelier Wells, he is initially hesitant. Tanner is inclined to think that Chandelier is exaggerating the danger posed by the anonymous death threats she has received.But when a car bomb kills Chandelier's driver, Tanner soon regrets his laid-back approach to the case.Chandelier writes romantic suspense novels, but her books take on tough issues; her new book attacks the cosmetics industry, and the next dissects the luxury cruise business. With an angry ex-husband, a jealous writer and a spurned lover added to the list of suspects, it's up to Tanner to discover whether Chandelier's research has made her dangerous enemies, or whether the threat lies much closer to home...

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