RRuss Crossley writes romance under the name R.G. Hart, mystery under the name R.G. Crossley, and science fiction and fantasy under his own. This year there will be re-issues the romantic comedies, Bachelorette: Zombie Edition and Antique Virgin originally published by Sapphire Blue Publishing, an additional paranormal romantic comedy, Zomopolis, and a new original western romance entitled, The Fire In Their Hearts co-authored with R.S. Meger.
He has sold several short stories that have appeared in anthologies from Pocket Books, St. Matins Press, at Smashwords, and other e-retail sites.
With his wife, romance author R.S. Meger, he owns and operates a small press publishing company, 53rd Street Publishing. The company began in April 2011 and now has over sixty e-book titles and two print titles, with more planned in 2012.
He is a member of SF Canada and the Greater Vancouver Chapter of Romance Writers of America. He is also an alumni of the Oregon Coast Professional Fiction Writers Master Class taught by award winning author/editors, Kristine Katherine Rusch and Dean Wesley Smith.
To find a complete listing of his work check out his website http://www.rghart.com, http://russstory.blogspot.com.Razor's blog can be found at http://razorandedge.blogspot.com
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Where to find R.G. Crossley online
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String of Pearls
When an elderly neighbor near their Staten Island home is robbed while in hospital Razor and Edge Investigations spring into action. Anxious to right a wrong they soon discover the thief is too close to home.
Another Razor and Edge mystery, the Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin for the 21st century.
Tales of Mystery and Suspense
R.G. Crossley presents five tales of mystery and suspense. He introduces you to a big city PI faced with conspiracy and murder, to a small town writer walking into the middle of a robbery, to a lonely old man who must decide to take sides when friends are threatened. An anthology of tales designed to take you to the dark places where crime thrives and courage is tested.
An exciting prequel to A Bad Case of Loyalty we first meet hairdresser, Trudy Wilson. Trudy joins forces with Sharon’s biker brother, Bruce. Join them on a terrifying ride to a highway of fear, murder and conspiracy to discover the terrible truth. A truth both of them fear.
A Strange Case of Undead Murder
A day of fun at a zombie walk turns to real horror when a college student suddenly drops dead. Razor suspects murder and enlists the aid of his friend and PI partner, Morton Edge, to find a killer.
Razor and Edge peel away layers of lies and conspiracy to a shocking conclusion.
A new Razor and Edge mystery.
The Grand Central Mystery
Morton Edge, brilliant detective, reader of romance novels, and lover of sugary breakfast cereal has been kidnapped by the Russian mob. His partner, Goth kid, Razor must deliver crucial information on a flash drive to Grand Central Station by the designated hour or Edge will die.
Razor and Edge return in a pulse pounding tale of suspense where life and death hang in the balance.
The Last Serial Killer
In the not-too-distant future, medical advances rid the world of serial killers forever — all except one, The Last Serial Killer. And that killer is about to wreak havoc.
A story of suspense blending murder and justice with a dash of science fiction unlike anything you've ever read.
"A suspenseful page turner about a killer who enjoys his grisly work." — R.S. Meger, Author of The Scarlet Curse
When Tyler Welton finds himself kidnapped by an unknown opponent it starts a game between two psychopaths. A game of cat versus cat.
For Tyler Welton and the opponent are serial killers vying to be number one. Who will win this deadly game, or will death be its own reward?
Every serial killer has their day.
Police detectives, hard core criminals, bloody serial killers, and horrified victims, failed writers, and a private detective with a conscience.
Meet the world of crime created by R.G. Crossley, a world where life and death collide and crime does not pay...most of the time.
More Tales of Mystery and Suspense
In this collection are five stories of mystery and suspense.
Detectives, both private and police, solving crimes. Love, corruption, and greed abound in mystery fiction. Included are stories that demonstrate how these volatile aspects of the human psyche fight to make us stray onto the dark side of our nature and too often bring out the worst aspects of otherwise good people.
It Takes Two
Two respected police detectives are faced with a seemingly impossible murder case when two women confess to a murder and the evidence suggests they are both guilty.
Will they solve the mystery of who killed Percival Butters?
Does it take two to kill?
PI Jazz Stiletto returns after the events of A Day Without Sunshine. He travels under the nom de plume, Allan Harper, a wandering man for hire.
A friend asks to help the owner of the Skull Inn on the coast of Massachusetts. Jazz accepts. A guy's gotta eat.
He soon discovers dark secrets, and bloody murder. Skullduggery abounds in this new mystery by the author of the Razor and Edge mysteries.
Sheila Willis, senior homicide investigator has a triple murder to solve. But her inexperienced yet eager new partner presents a problem. He knows too much for his own good.
Before this case ends Sheila will clean up any loose ends. And hopefully this time there will be no witnesses.
Includes the bonus story, The Apprentice
A Bad Case of Loyalty
A murder in Canada thrusts hairdresser Trudy Wilson into the middle of a web of conspiracy that threatens to send her friend, biker Bruce Carstairs, to prison forever. loyalty drives her to rush to his side to get to the truth. but loyalty can be deadly...
The Christmas Club
For the past two years there have three bloody murders of members of rich and powerful families on December 22, 23 and 24. Then the murders stop.
On December 22nd this year it starts again. Detective Sarah Bascombe must stop a killer before the trail once again goes cold.
She soon discovers a terrible secret. A christmas club dedicated to murder. A club targeting her own family.
A man's tortured past returns to haunt him.
A veteran of the Rwanda massacre, Hal Tomkins seeks solace on a remote island as a lighthouse keeper. Now he faces a deadly foe bent on murder. Is it revenge or to silence him?
A Beautiful Friendship and The Parrot of Doom
Two short tales of private detectives solving crimes.
The frist involves a woman who inherits her father's PI business and wonders of she can live up to his name.
The second involves Razor and Edge, two law school drop outs who must question an unusual witness to solve a murder.
The PI business has never been like this.
On a hot southern night, Will Aston, vice president of sales for Steven Lamps can't sleep. Somewhere a tap drips and it's driving him nuts.
What Will doesn't know a cunning killer plots to remove him from his job permanently.
A tale where the cure for insomnia is deadly.
A successful serial killer takes on an apprentice in the art of murder. For twenty years his mission: to rid the world of the old and useless. Now he will train his son to continue his work.
A tale where murder has a deadly purpose, and a deadly legacy.
Includes the bonus story, Loose ends.
Terry writes for a television soap opera. He solicits Herbie Walker, aka The Bully of Broughton Hall, to help him craft a believable character the audience will love to hate.
A tale of revenge. Will good triumph over evil?
The Watcher of Wayburn Street
Mr. Kenniphaas watches Wayburn Street from his favorite seat in his favorite coffee shop. Each day he watches the world outside the window change. Stores he has known for thrity years close. Crime has come to Wayburn Street. But he does nothing. He just watches.
Until today. Today Mr. Kenniphaas' world and the world of Wayburn Street will intersect. And today both worlds will change.
After completing a job a hit man slips into a bar to blend in until the heat subsides. Here he meets a small time stick up artist who invites him on a job. Seeing his opportunity the hit man agrees.
When things spiral out of control he must make a choice, his survival depends on being right.
Some days a guy can't get a break...
A new short novel.
Affairs are best left in the past.
A young woman's corpse washes up at Cape Disappointment. Twenty years ago two men loved her. Today, one's a big city cop on the hunt for her killer. The other's a small town cop with a domineering wife.
Both harbour dark secrets that a calculating murderer will use to ensure the guilty goes free
On a stormy night on the Oregon Coast failed writer Bert Sump craves a drink at his favorite casino. Instead he walks into the middle of a robbery.
When the storm knocks out the power the police are occupied elsewhere and the crooks plan to kill all witnesses.
With the odds falling fast, Bert must find a way to survive or today will be his last.
When people kill to be famous, someone must stop them. Razor and Edge take on a strange case after receiving a cryptic note with the words ragged ice written on it.
As they follow the clues they move to Manhattan and into the dark side of the music business, a cutthroat world where artists compete and murder may be the prize.
Beggin' For Murder
When the mob comes a knockin' Razor and Edge must answer.
Mobster Tommy Manetti pays a visit to Staten island PI's Razor and Edge. Fear motivates him to ask Razor and Edge to kill a rival, his boss.
Will they accept the job? Will this be their last case? Will they themselves die?
The trickiest, most deadly case Razor and Edge have faced yet. Readers will find their other cases on Smashwords.
The Adventures of Razor and Edge
Five tales of the quirky detective team, Razor and Edge, brought together in one volume for the first time.
Murder comes in many forms but these two law school drop outs solve the crimes so you don't have to.
Written in the style of the Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin mysteries Razor and Edge are the new detective team for the 21st century.
Death by Clown
When a murder is too close to home Razor and Edge are forced to confront dark family secrets and do the unthinkable.
Justice can be painful.
In this first short novel we meet the private detectives, Razor and Edge. A murder of a new neighbour propels them into a web of lies and deception that will challenge the budding new crime solving team to the limit.
Meet Razor and Edge, the Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin of the 21st Century , they solve crime so you don't have to.
A Day Without Sunshine
A wealthy young woman with her throat slit. She holds private eye Jazz Stiletto's business card in her cold fingers. Now the police suspect Stiletto killed her.
A complex mix of murder, greed, and power with PI Jazz Stiletto at the centre of an impossible case where he must break all the rules to survive.
Includes the bonus story, Death By Clown.
The Kidnapping of Billy Buttons and String of Pearls
In these two Razor and Edge mysteries they encounter two strange crimes. One involves the kidnapping of a collectible teddy bear, the other a robbery of a neighbor.
What Razor and Edge discover is shattered families in need of not only their detective skills but healing. They will try to do both.
These Staten island PI’s are the Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin for the 21st century with a twist.
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