A Captive in Algiers
The year before revolution breaks out in France, Ettore sees an opportunity to add coins to the strong boxes he keeps hidden near his hammock in the brothel where he’d lived since birth. But will he cheat fate in an open boat on the Tyrrhenian Sea the way he fleeces the tourists and pilgrims he guides in his native Amalfi? Available now on Amazon!
An Admirer of Books
When an earthquake shakes the city and the debris-ridden alleyways of the Casbah resound with cries for help and sighs of grief, Muhammad steps in with legal aid for an enslaved manservant accused of murder and a maidservant he knows only as An Admirer of Books. Available on Amazon after August 24, 2023
Another Tomb in Algiers
After searching in every port on the Mediterranean, Bivio does everything in his power to discover the identity of the mysterious ‘Mountain Bather’ who walks on water in his recurring dream. Available on Amazon after October 12, 2023!
A Graveyard in Algiers
What have a dodgy sea captain, a Spanish señora, an Italian dandy, a local scoundrel, and an Irish doctor to do with gold coins mined from the crumbling ruins of an ancient Numidian city?
After plague descends upon Algiers and locusts devour the countryside, how will Chief Commissioner Muhammad carry out the orders of the Dey to move an entire graveyard? Available on Amazon in January 2024!
An Affair of Honor
Chief Commissioner Muhammad risks the wrath of the Dey of Algiers to rescue a Turkish runaway. But if he succeeds, who will have her? And what does the French Revolution have to do with any of this? Available on Amazon in 2024!
An Abduction in Algiers
When Muhammad, a maidservant, and the widow of a murdered Turk are abducted by brigands, he is faced with one of the toughest challenges of his life. And when the Dey strips him of his office and demands his execution, he knows his life might soon be over. Available on Amazon in 2024!
The Domain of the Moon
When Lalla Hurriya succeeds in using the French Consul to gain entrance to a secret society, it’s only the beginning. Available on Amazon in 2024!
Children of the Nine
When Chief Commissioner Muhammad discovers the identity of a body burned to ashes in an abandoned kiln on a lonely hilltop outside the city, he doesn’t know what to think. When he is commanded to locate the
daughter-in-law of a prestigious family who has gone missing, and then to obey the command of the Dey of Algiers to bring him the head of the French Consul. Available on Amazon in 2024!
Murder at Midnight
When Commissioner Muhammad discovers a headless corpse on a beach, he turns to Lalla Hurriya and her experience with the women in the hinterlands of Algiers to help him discover the victim’s identity. While in the midst of an investigation to bring a killer to justice, Muhammad stumbles into a palace coup. Available on Amazon in 2024!
A Stranger Betrayed
When Muhammad and Hurriya foil a palace coup, the Dey of Algiers inexplicably calls for Muhammad’s head. With his world turned upside down by the lies of palace intriguers, Muhammad must flee for his life. Available on Amazon in 2024!