Doc Macomber

Biography

Doc Macomber belongs to many leading writing organizations, including the Mystery Writers of America, International Thriller Writers, Friends of Mystery, and Willamette Writers. He has contributed articles to the prestigious Mystery Readers Journal and Bloodletter on the history of ethnic detectives, and the origin of his hybrid Vietnamese investigator, Jack Vu. He also contributed a chapter titled: “Finding the Key Strengths and Weaknesses of your Detective Character” in “Now Write! Mysteries: Suspense, Crime and Thriller Fiction Exercises from Today’s Best Writers and Teachers” published in 2012 by the Penguin Group (USA). His Jack Vu mystery series includes: The Killer Coin, Wolf’s Remedy, Snip, and Riff Raff, set in Costa Rica, a finalist in the Killer Nashville Claymore Award. His Jason Colefield mystery series features his latest release, River City (2014). Mr. Macomber formerly served with an Air Force Special Tactics Unit and now lives aboard a trawler on the Columbia River. As a decorated Marine Captain once noted, “Doc sees much ... says little ... and writes it all down.”

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Books

River Rat
Series: A Jason Colefield Mystery. Pre-release—available July 4, 2016. Price: $3.99 USD. Language: English. Published by Floating Word Press, LLC.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
While investigating a mysterious accident on the water, a River Patrol Deputy uncovers a population of survivalists living in abandoned boats on the river’s islands. One of them holds the secret about what happened that night.
River City
Series: A Jason Colefield Mystery. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,250. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014 by Floating Word Press, LLC.. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A River Patrol Deputy starts out looking for an errant hunter on an idyllic island in the Pacific Northwest, but changes direction when he discovers a string of juvenile murders.
Riff Raff
Series: A Jack Vu Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,060. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011 by Floating Word Press, LLC.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
"Adventure abounds in Costa Rica ... In his latest Jack Vu Mystery, best laid plans for a quiet vacation get shattered when the drug trade becomes a genuine threat to the peace and tranquility of this otherwise idyllic country. Jack and Betty soon find themselves back on duty. Once again, Mr. Macomber has scored a winner!"
Snip
Series: A Jack Vu Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,450. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011 by Floating Word Press, LLC.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Post Katrina South is in upheaval with homeless cohabiting with wealthy landowners. When two local women turn up dead and an Asian detective investigates, Louisville protects her own.
Wolf's Remedy
Series: A Jack Vu Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,350. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011 by Floating Word Press, LLC.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Follow Air Force investigator Jack Vu as his hunt for a murderer uncovers a long hidden government cover-up of American and Nazi looting of priceless art on a scale unprecedented in European history.
The Killer Coin
Series: A Jack Vu Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,740. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2010 by Floating Word Press, LLC.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A military thriller about a Vietnamese Investigator assigned to hunt down a war hero supposedly missing in action but whose fingerprints have turned up at a murder scene in New Orleans. Love, betrayal, honor, and a weird twist of justice play out as Jack Vu travels from coast to coast searching for former soldiers hiding a cache of stolen gold.

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