“Bruno’s characters are more than just quirky dressing for the plot… it moves fast and furious, but along the way his characters’ struggles with their own doubts and failings anchor the reader to them.” – The Nashville Banner
In Devil’s Food, the first book in the Loretta Kovacs thriller series, it’s make-it-or-break-it time for zaftig Loretta when she’s assigned to the ragtag Parole Violators Search Unit, a.k.a. the Jump Squad. All her buttons are pushed when she goes undercover as a desperate dieter at a Florida fat farm in order to nab an embezzler who’s a perfect size 2.
“A cast of kooky, dangerous characters worthy of Elmore Leonard or Carl Hiassen… A funny, often harrowing crime novel.” – Booklist
In Double Espresso, the second book in the Loretta Kovacs thriller series, Loretta races to keep one hitman from killing another. The intended victim is a valuable government witness against the mob, and a dirty FBI agent is helping the bad guys. Loretta must fend off the advances of an amorous mob boss while babysitting the cantankerous witness in Seattle – Java City – as she desperately struggles to kick her caffeine habit.
“A divertingly comic entertainment with a bittersweet bite… Fine escapist fare from a pro.” – Kirkus Reviews
In Hot Fudge, the third book in the Loretta Kovacs thriller series, parole officer Loretta falls for her partner, Frank Marvelli. A sexy fellow parole officer “borrows” Marvelli for an assignment in San Francisco, and jealous Loretta tails them. Marvelli is kidnapped, and the women team up to find him and nab the fugitive in question, a successful ice-cream entrepreneur. Loretta encounters a cast of kinky characters and stumbles onto the sinful secret ingredient that has made Elmer Fudge Whirl impossible to resist.