An Italian shipbuilding magnate and a prostitute are found dead beside each other in the bedroom of a luxurious mansion at a famous resort in Bali. A hidden security camera shows the only other person to enter that room was … Continue reading JUST PUBLISHED: The Frame, the second fiction novel of the Gunter Wayan Series
A military drone attacks a small boat off Bali and leaves a disgraced former police detective turned private investigator adrift in the Indian Ocean; an Indonesian attorney is tortured and killed delivering his client’s documents; the head of North Korea’s … Continue reading The Organization – Book One of Gunter Wayan Series – Now in Print!
The fourth novel in the Mauro Bruno Detective Series is now in print and available. Below is a preview of The Mistress: Mauro Bruno receives a mysterious envelope containing a letter he wrote to his wife twenty-five years ago on the day she was murdered. The letter was stolen by the killer, who was never caught. The desiccated body of a woman is discovered during repairs in the president of Italy’s office, his knife lying beside her. For over two decades a Mafia chieftain has been grooming a government official, killing anyone standing in the way of his progression within the ranks … Continue reading The Mistress – Now Available!
The fourth novel in the Matt Moretti-Han Li Series was published in April 2021. Below is a preview of The Forgotten: A young girl escapes her kidnappers; the US embassy compound in Athens comes under a devastating missile attack; a U.S. … Continue reading The Forgotten – Just Published!
The third novel in the Mauro Bruno Detective Series is now available. Below is a preview of The Artifact: A reporter is killed before he can publish a story on arms smuggling; a geologist is murdered when he tries to hand … Continue reading The Artifact
The third novel in the Matt Moretti-Han Li series was published in June 2020. Below is a preview of The Payback: In this latest Matt Moretti-Han Li thriller the clandestine unit known as Nemesis, a joint Chinese-American off-the-books organization, is faced … Continue reading The Payback – Now in Print!
The Patriarch, is the first book in the Mauro Bruno Detective Series. My publisher’s cover design department, with input from my wife, did an amazing job. I always considered Mauro Bruno to be too good a character to be relegated to … Continue reading The Patriarch
Alan Refkin, author two published books in the Matt Moretti-Han Li series, reveals to his readers the evolution of the name, Matt Moretti he chose for one of the main characters: I wanted the protagonist to have an Italian ancestry … Continue reading Author Reveals Evolution of Matt Moretti
The second novel in the Mauro Bruno Detective Series is now in print and available. Below is a preview of The Scion: Detectives Mauro Bruno and Elia Donati, surviving numerous attempts on their lives while bringing Duke Rodolfo Rizzo to justice, … Continue reading The Scion – Now in Print!
As you know from The Archivist, Matt Moretti was a decorated former Army Ranger who, injured in a helicopter crash, was forced to leave the job he loved. A mental wreck, he became an alcoholic and went to work only so that he could pay the bills and afford the enormous amount of scotch that he was determined to consume to forget what he’d lost. Han Li, in contrast, was a dedicated assassin who killed for the Chinese government without questioning the “why” of the assignment. They were complete opposites – the ideologue assassin and the alcoholic former Army Ranger. … Continue reading The relationship between Matt Moretti and Han Li