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 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
The Abductions is the sequel, and the second book in the Matt Moretti and Han Li Series. This novel differs from its predecessor in that Matt Moretti and Han Li have been asked by their respective governments to work together to find out why Wang Lei, a Chinese defense contractor and die-hard nationalist, has built an enormous stockpile of cruise missiles, seemingly without the government’s knowledge. President Ballinger tells this to Matt Moretti as they’re on their way to Beijing to attend the gala celebrating the 600th anniversary of the Forbidden City. The president also tells him that he’s spoken … Continue reading The Abductions
Hot off the press, The Archivist is available for purchase on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and approximately twenty other e-commerce sites in hardcover, softcover and e-book formats. Below is a preview of the first chapter. Enjoy! CHAPTER 1 The footsteps were getting closer. They weren’t the fast-paced tempo of someone running. Instead, the pursuer had a methodical pace, which echoed down the moist cobblestone streets. Yesterday she wouldn’t have given these footsteps a second thought. Yesterday her life had been different. She stopped and listened. A moment later, there was only silence. Then it dawned on … Continue reading The Archivist