G. F. Kaye

Biography

G. F. Kaye lives in Grand Rapids, MI, in a lovingly restored 1839 farmhouse. The work was all done personally, including the exterior, which is shaked in the traditional New England style. This has been listed as a "dying American Art Form. The author also paints in most media, and is a neighborhood preservation activist and avid gardener. Of Eastern European descent, the author has always felt a close affinity with the soil and growing things. Writing has been a lifelong off and on affair, with serious efforts being made since 2002. The author has since completed numerous works, and is in the process of final editing them and publishing them as e-books. "I only write when I'm having fun doing it," is the author's credo. The belief is that if the author is having fun writing the works, then people will also have fun reading them. This is reflected in the author's 'tongue in cheek' style, which has been referred to as a cross between the works of John Steinbeck and Mickey Spillane.

Series

Marlowe, Inc., Mysteries
It all started when a criminal from an alternate universe where magic works, and is commonly used on a day to day, triggers a translocation spell that was supposed to take him to a pre-planned hideout. Instead, he ended up here, on this mundane plane of existence. The New Yorkshire Constabulary, however, was not going to let their man get away. Enter Detective/sergeant Elise Montague, a woman in the man's world of New Scotland Yard. Arriving in this world, however, she needed someone local; someone that knew the ropes. Enter Jerome Marlowe, jaded NYPD robbery/homicide detective (ret'd). Can these two very disparate souls put aside their differences and get their man? When she 'phones home' afterward, will anyone pick up the call? These, and other questions, may be answered - sometime. For now, this mismatched pair does their very best to nab the ones that got away - all while keeping magic and alternate planes a deep, dark secret.

Carats

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The T-Bone Affair

Price: $2.99 USD.

Murder at Tiffany's

Price: $2.99 USD.

Liberty Shrugged

Price: $2.99 USD.

Books

To Ride in Shadow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,800. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Adventure » General
Sudden flash of moonlight on dark eyes, a swirl of hooded cloak, dark on dark in shadow. Between an eye-blink and the next, nearly soundless, a mere whisper of butter-soft, leather slippers on stone, she was gone. Thus starts the tale of Kasela, with mother, a seer, escaping from the wizard that would kill any male child at birth. "This child must live," Dera's gift had told her - and so it began
Liberty Shrugged
Series: Marlowe, Inc., Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,680. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Take one pretty accountant; five-four, blonde, likes dark jeans and white blouses. Add one successful marketing exec; five-four, blonde, likes dark jeans and white blouses. Stir in two kidnappers. Pour into the same hotel in New York on the same day. Place all in pressure cooker for three days. Serve with one ex-husband, ex-vice cop, who now works for Jerry Marlowe, P.I. Stand back.
Murder at Tiffany's
Series: Marlowe, Inc., Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 206,830. Language: American English. Published: December 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
An imaginative tale of crossed dimensions, star-crossed wizards, and one Dimensionally misplaced Constable trying to put it all together. Couple that with a host of individuals simply doing their level best to cope with impossible situations. After all, magic doesn't work on this world, does it? Or are they keeping it a secret? Fasten the chin-strap on your mental crash helmet. It's a bumpy ride.
Carats
Series: Marlowe, Inc., Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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Patrol cars? On Ivana's block? And her not knowing what's up? Heaven forbid! Curiosity may have killed the cat, but it just whets Ivana's appetite. Wander into a case with one of the Marlowe, Inc. characters, and solve it, all in five pages. Will leave a grin on your face.
The T-Bone Affair
Series: Marlowe, Inc., Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,470. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
An alley, a killing, an assault, a T-bone from a steak, and little or no evidence. Once was bad enough, but twice? Former Detective Stacey Britten, NYPD on leave of absence, did not believe in coincidence.
A Witch's Tail
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,290. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
There was once a belief that if a witch's hair was shorn, her powers would be also. Wrong.
Ikon!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,000. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
What do you do when you find out that everything is not as it should be, and your life is on the edge of becoming someone else's. It's a hell of a thing to realize you're not the guy you used to be.

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