The Joe Phenix Detective Series

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Joe Phenix, The Police Spy
Series: The Joe Phenix Detective Series, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,730. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2018 by Dark Lantern Tales. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
In 1878, barely a dozen years after the American Civil War, this origin story of The Joe Phenix Detective Series was published. These are very early stories about a two-fisted detective tracking down the worst miscreants in New York City. This is Historical Fiction written when it was simply...Fiction!
Joe Phenix, Private Detective
Series: The Joe Phenix Detective Series, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,790. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2018 by Dark Lantern Tales. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
There was a suspicious death, a marriage proven to be a sham, a grave disturbed at midnight, and all before Detective Joe Phenix has even entered the case! Soon, in an underground New York City meeting place, an extensive criminal enterprise is revealed and infiltrated. And, the plot has only begun to unfold.
The Wolves of New York
Series: The Joe Phenix Detective Series, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,390. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2018 by Dark Lantern Tales. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1881, New York City, and the word on the street pointed to the Wolves as the worst of the worst gangs. Their captured leader, an androgynous mastermind called Captain Molly, was sent to Sing Sing State Prison up the Hudson river, but made an astonishing escape. The frustrated police superintendent calls in private detective Joe Phenix to hunt the man down.
The Bat of the Battery
Series: The Joe Phenix Detective Series, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,730. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2018 by Dark Lantern Tales. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
It is 1883, and a patrolman making his midnight rounds in New York City’s Battery Park finds a dead man in the middle of a quiet carriage-way. Looking up from his grim discovery, his startled gaze rests on a bat-like spectre the size of a man, perched on a nearby structure. So begins a pursuit that soon involves Joe Phenix, the Private Detective.
Joe Phenix's Shadow
Series: The Joe Phenix Detective Series, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,860. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2018 by Dark Lantern Tales. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
On a dark evening in 1890, a murderer strikes in the middle of New York City’s Washington Square Park. Seemingly no one has seen the attack. Both the police investigators and private detective Joe Phenix are at a loss as to how they can proceed. However, Joe Phenix begins to get tips from a veiled woman who seems to have been mesmerized.
Joe Phenix's Silent Six
Series: The Joe Phenix Detective Series, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,660. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2018 by Dark Lantern Tales. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Within the palatial home of the leading Wall Street “Money King,” a concealed extortionist seeks a fortune from the magnate. The police detectives can’t discover any suspects, so the obvious choice is to secretly employ the best sleuth in New York City. At his office, Joe Phenix receives an obtuse note with a very strange request.
Joe Phenix's Combine
Series: The Joe Phenix Detective Series, Book 9. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,310. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2018 by Dark Lantern Tales. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A celebrity suicide turns out to be murder, the will can't be found, and the heirs are subjected to multiple extortion plots. Joe Phenix is retained and begins a long and dangerous hunt with his assistants and disguises.
Joe Phenix's Master Search
Series: The Joe Phenix Detective Series, Book 10. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,820. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2018 by Dark Lantern Tales. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Carrying a peculiar container strapped to his belt, a man travels to New York City from the wild mining territory of Arizona. Just before he can deliver the strange piece to the recipient, he is struck down by two thugs. Joe Phenix is unexpectedly embroiled in the case and has to chase the mysterious casket and it's contents to an explosive conclusion.