Lying Blind

In a breathtaking infinity pool on a sprawling Pasadena estate, the naked body of a beautiful young woman floats facedown in a drift of rose petals blowing on the breeze. Police sergeant Jim Kissick responds

Killing Secrets

When she gets the call, Nan Vining responds as a mother first and a detective second. Her daughter, Emily, has made a gruesome discovery in a secluded section of a Pasadena park: a pretty, popular

Love Kills

Homicide police detective, single mother to a teenage daughter, and lover to her partner Jim Kissick, Nan Vining wishes that life was a little more serene, more like it is at Georgia Berryhill’s Malibu Canyon

The Deepest Cut

Back from the dead. That’s how it feels for Nan Vining, a Pasadena homicide cop determined to find the brutal madman who attacked her a year ago. Nan’s daughter calls the unknown assailant T.B. Mann—The

Cut To The Quick

The crime scene was like something out of a horror movie. Tycoon and playboy Oliver Mercer has been brutally slain in his posh home in the Pasadena hills, joined in death by his long-legged trophy

The First Cut

For two minutes she was dead. The assailant was vicious, the attack brutal,and it left her lifeless—until her pulse fluttered and she jolted awake. Now, a year later, Detective Nan Vining is still questioning her