Zavo was born and raised in the Adirondack Mountains of Upstate New York. He relocated to the Pacific Northwest more than twenty years ago and has been penning tales of male lust and romance ever since. His short stories have appeared in FirstHand, Frat Sex 2, How the West Was Done, Inches, Locker Room Tales, and Treasure Trail: Erotic Tales of Pirates on the High Seas. He is also the Lambda-nominated author of the novels Hot on His Trail and Two Bottoms in the Ninth. Formerly employed in the fields of market research and public relations, Zavo is currently between jobs and fills his days being a stay-at-home dad and part-time writer and editor. He lives in Camas, Washington, with his partner of twelve years. He is currently penning his second Derrick Steele mystery, as well as the further adventures of Jake Slater.

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Derrick Steele: Private Dick The Case of the Hollywood Hustlers
By Zavo
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,320. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction
Derrick Steele, a hard-drinking, lusty private detective working for Steele Investigations, is being framed for the murder of a hustler in downtown Los Angeles. Despite Derrick’s efforts to solve the crime and clear his name, the body count continues to rise. It quickly becomes apparent that Derrick is facing the most dangerous adversary of his career.
The Case of the Rising Star: A Derrick Steele Mystery
By Zavo
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,860. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013 by Bold Strokes Books. Category: Fiction
A young and famous movie star is receiving death threats, and Derrick is on the case. Without warning, Warren O’Malley, Derrick’s long-forgotten half-brother, arrives in Los Angeles, bringing with him his two formidable younger brothers. The trio is determined to claim their rightful place in the Steele family, or destroy them in the process.

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