Born in Austin, Minnesota. I am retired and enjoy exploring the mountains of Colorado after moving here 5 years ago. My hobbies are golf, fly fishing, pheasant hunting, skiing and reading.
My wife and I had lived in Las Vegas, Nv. for twenty-five years, and recently relocated to Denver to be closer to our son and his family.
I enjoy telling a story, and I hope people get some enjoyment from my books. Visit danallex-com1.webs.com/ for more information about the upcoming mysteries and the author.
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Take a look at Chisago Creek, my latest book. It is a Minnesota mystery that is a page-turner. If you visit to Austin, stop in and browse at Sweet Reads, my favorite bookstore.
The story starts rolling with the first of a series of blockades that are orchestrated to keep the owners of a detective agency from testifying against a Colombian drug cartel. Based in Las Vegas, the detective agency was instrumental in discovering a methamphetamine manufacture and distribution. Once they agree to testify is when their problems become serious.
It was suppose to be an easy path to wealth and new happiness, but instead a simple robbery starts a downward spiral for three young people and their accomplice. The quiet bay of a pristine Southern Minnesota lake erupts in a blaze of fire fueled by greed. The team of three retired private detectives help the investigation of the lake home fire that takes place next door.
An old Nevada miner asks the "Eye of the Owl" detective agency for help, and unwinds a tale of suspense that revolves around his dad's lost gold mine. The location and true use of the mine start to come into view, and create a more complicated and dangerous situation for the miner and detectives.
"Eye Of The Owl," is the fifth Dan Allex mystery that explores the sobering reality of the vulnerability of U.S. nuclear power plants.
When the Fourth of July comes to a Midwest town it has a quiet enough start, but terrorists have a two staged plan to strike fear in the hearts of patriotic partygoers.
A newly formed investigative agency offers their help as consultants, but soon are surprised.
Follow the Northern Minnesota river for outdoor adventure and crime solving suspense. A bank robbery in International Falls leads to murder and mystery on the Lakes of Voyageurs National Park. You'll love the character's slant to solving the mystery, while they battle the elements as well.
"Cedar Breaks," is the third in the series of Dan Allex mysteries that starts with a frozen corpse on a mountain trail. The mystery unfolds in Southern Utah were ex-sheriff Dave and his wife, and friends, along with the the FBI try to solve the murder of one of their own. The suspense increases and the action leads to Las Vegas where things gradually come together and finally end with a bang.
Hoodoos is the second book in the series of Dan Allex mysteries. This thriller takes place in the mountains of southern Utah and the action continues into Las Vegas.
Ex-sheriff Dan and his friends have an unusual crime to solve with too many suspects. The story takes place around ancient monuments and once again the legend of the Hoodoos, or stone people, comes true.
Join the adventure.
A mystery that starts in a quiet community in Lake County, Minnesota. An abandoned fishing boat with a corpse included is found half submerged in the reeds of German lake. Retired sheriff, Dave Johnson and his wife, Jan, follow clues to help the F.B.I. track a robber and murderer to an unusual end. Enjoy the humor of the Midwest
while trying to solve this mystery before the characters do.