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Bob “Oscar” Oscarson thinks he may have struck it rich when he finds a 300-year-old Spanish coin while SCUBA diving.
When he and his partner, Nik, begin researching the coin, they learn it has a very mysterious history…one that may end up costing them their lives.
To be safe they enlist the help of Nik’s friend Ike – an ex-Navy SEAL with a penchant for bending the rules – to protect their interests.
Meanwhile, Flagler Beach P.I. Steve Salem and his partner Val Casey are investigating the disappearance of a retired architect from Rhode Island. The case goes from routine to deadly when they cross paths with a high-powered politician harboring a secret he’ll kill to protect.
They’re all about to learn that digging up the past can be deadly.
Genre: Action Adventure
Martin Aquino has been dealt a rotten hand in life—from the bottom of a stacked deck.
In a flash of inspiration Martin decides the witness protection program is exactly what he needs if he’s ever going to have a quiet, normal life.
Martin didn’t exactly witness the murder, but he knows who pulled the trigger – so reporting it to the law and using it as his ticket into the program isn’t wrong.
Unfortunately, when mob boss Don Gammino learns that his right-hand man has been named as a murder suspect he decides to teach Martin a new tune.
A chance for escape comes to him from an unexpected source, and he takes it—all the way to Flagler Beach, Florida where he gets his first taste in years of the life he’s been longing for. However, in keeping with is life in Rhode Island, his new life isn't without its complications.
Now his only protection from Gammino and his goon squad is in the form of a wheelchair-bound bookie and an ex-Navy SEAL, named Ike, with a penchant for bending the rules.
Martin’s in a tropical paradise surrounded by people but he still feels alone in the world.
Life isn’t easy when you have the Eyewitness Blues.
Genre: Action & Adventure > Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Crime
We all have things to do…until we die.
When you die, your ‘to do’ list gets cancelled.
Unless your corpse is prepared for burial by Meg Hargrave.
For thirteen years, Meg has prepared corpses at the Peaceful Slumber Funeral Parlor. When she prepares the corpse of a World War II veteran something extraordinary happens. She becomes aware of a task that had been weighing heavily on the man’s mind and she feels compelled to finish it.
Next is a woman killed in a car crash while driving to see her suicidal brother. Meg soon finds herself determined to give him the will to live.
Each new corpse brings a new mission and she is powerless to stop it. It’s a bizarre, nightmarish curse until Meg realizes that she is the last hope for these souls to rest in peace. Until she embalms the corpse of a sociopath.
Detective Dave Steere is investigating night club owner Mike McMahon. When McMahon is murdered and the evidence points to Meg, Steere’s gut tells him that something isn’t right. Now he has to figure out if he’s tracked down a murderer, a victim… or something he can’t explain.
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Suspense
What begins as a quiet walk along scenic A1A in Flagler Beach, Florida quickly becomes a near death experience for vacationing Dave Ryan after he witnesses something very bizarre.
Ex-Navy SEAL Ike is enjoying a quiet evening with friends, drifting peacefully off the Florida coast. Things take a turn toward surreal when Ike suddenly has to rescue a man thrown from a nearby boat and left to drown.
Ernie Boudreaux makes his living preying on people’s vanity and insecurity by offering back room cosmetic procedures. He will also go to great lengths to protect his operation…up to and including murder.
And then there’s Saffire…the mysterious link to Ernie’s past returned to settle an overdue debt.
Ike will do whatever it takes to protect his friends…Ernie will not forfeit his cash without a fight and Saffire wants a pound of flesh – preferably Ernie’s.
The result is a high stakes free-for-all with several lives and a lot of cash on the line.
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Florida P.I. Steve Salem is hired tail an unfaithful husband.
Things go from boring to bizarre when his mark is executed right in front of him.
Finding the killer is only the beginning of the adventure.
Genre: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Crime Fiction, Heist
After graduating from The Wentworth Institute of Technology in 1980 he embarked on a career in Architecture and Engineering. Along the way he has also worked in the natural gas industry, construction and ice cream sales.
In his spare time, he enjoys a wide variety of activities including sports of all kinds, music, photography, model building and, of course, writing.
An avid dog lover, Tim was a volunteer puppy raiser for Guiding Eyes for the Blind, raising and socializing potential guide dogs.
He has also studied and taught martial arts.
Inspired by his interest in Karma and the unexplained forces of the universe, he made his first serious attempt at writing in 1988 when he began writing a novel entitled Full Circle, a story about the far-reaching effects that one man's actions can have on people he has never even met.
Unfortunately, without the use of a computer or even a typewriter he shelved the project due to the difficulties of trying to construct a novel completely by hand.
Even though Living the Dream is his first published novel he plans on completing Full Circle once his next novel Water Hazard is published.
Currently, Tim is enjoying life in Palm Coast, Florida.
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