Mysteries & Thrillers

RATS — a Daemon Thriller

“An intelligent, non-stop page turner.”

—Manhattan Book Review (⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️)

“A nuanced techno-thriller with both brains and brawn.”

—Kirkus Review (Recommended List)

“Dramatic, vivid, evocative and perfectly detailed.”

San Francisco Book Review
  • 2015 International Rubery Awards — Fiction Short List
  • Great Midwest Book Festival — Winner

Missing Mona—a Tommy Cuda Mystery

“A winning tale of music, technology, and femme fatales.”

—Kirkus Reviews (Featured Review)

“Reads like a good old private investigator novel from years ago.”

—San Francisco Book Review (⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️)

“Klingler’s Chicago…exciting and gritty.”

Manhattan Book Review
  • London Book Festival — Winner
  • INDIEFAB Book of the Year Award— Mystery Finalist

Mash Up—a Qigiq and Dreeson Thriller

“Puts the reader directly in the line of fire and doesn’t let up.”

—Foreword Clarion Reviews

“The perfect detective read, as well as a classic addition to the noir genre.”

—San Francisco Book Review (⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️)

“Effortlessly clever prose makes…a thoughtful, well-constructed tale.”

Kirkus Reviews
  • National Indie Excellence—Best Thriller
  • Eric Hoffer Book Awards—Finalist

Tune Up—a Qigiq and Dreeson Thriller

“A wild rider through the world of custom bikes, high-end orchestras, and the daily lives of some offbeat homicide investigators.”

—Foreword Reviews

“A spiderweb of secrets, sex, blackmail, and murder.”

—Kirkus Reviews

“Recalls the work of James Ellroy. Suspenseful mastery in its best form. Not to be missed.”

Seattle Book Review (⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️)
  • Winner NY City Big Book Awards—Best Multi-cultural Fiction
  • Book Excellence Awards—Finalist

Burn Up—a Qigiq and Dreeson Thriller

“An excellent blend of mystery and thriller.”

—San Francisco Book Review (⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️)

“Surprise after surprise…players come alive on the page.”

—Starred Review. The Pacific Book Review

“Crisp and edgy writing…enhanced by cliffhanging chapter endings.”

Clarion Reviews
  • Foreword Indies Finalist—Thriller and Suspense
  • Eric Hoffer Book Awards—Finalist