Larry Patrick Shriner


Larry Patrick Shriner was raised on the West Central coast of Florida. He made his home there for many years before moving to Durham, North Carolina, where he lives with his wife Elaine. Epilogue for Murder is his first novel. Angel, Falling is the second in the Bennett Cole private detective series. Both are available in bookstores, as well as online sites such as Amazon and Barnes and Noble in ebook and paperback versions. A third book, Shadowstalker, is now available as an ebook and paperback book. He is currently at work on a new book, Return from Nowhere, set in Hatteras Village on the North Carolina Outer Banks


Blood and Salt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,900. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A tree uprooted by a hurricane yields a grisly discovery. A billionaire's environmental project is in peril. Bodies begin to pile up on Florida's West Coast. And a decades-old death provides a vital clue.
Angel, Falling
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,030. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
Young women disappear with depressing regularity in the Southern city of Atlanta, Georgia. Unfortunately, no one really cares if they ever show up again. Private detective Bennett Cole knows this better than most. He's had his share of tough cases that didn't turn out so well, and he'd rather not take this latest one on. But when the friend of a missing young woman named Angel asks him to find her
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,700. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013 . Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Brooding ex-cop Samuel Landers is on the trail of a missing mistress in the Florida coastal enclave of Crescent Key, home to the rich and reclusive. But a routine case finds him running headlong into a serial killer. The stakes are high, and there will only be one winner.

Smashwords book reviews by Larry Patrick Shriner

  • Love, Lies & Consequences : Book One : Love on June 19, 2013

    More than a romance, with strong elements of suspense and an extremely surprising ending are what sets this book apart from most traditional romances. Yes, there is love and hope, but there are bad guys as well, and fear of what might happen next heightens the suspense. Author Susann Elle makes use – quite successfully, I might add – of using the present tense to great effect. And her employment of shifting points of view within a seamless narrative lets you know quite a bit about each of the main characters. And she writes the love scenes with great dignity and respect. Zoe is a strong protagonist, a loving woman, a desiring woman, but a women who is tough in the face of adversity. Her situation in the narrative becomes difficult, but she is resilient. I unabashedly give this book five stars, and intend to read another of Elle’s novels soon.