David Benson

Biography

David Benson was born and raised in New York but lived for many years in the Washington, DC area, and in Brussels, Belgium for a two-year assignment. He is a widely-published technical writer but his passion is fiction. Late Boomer is his first published work of fiction and the first in the Carina Quintana Mysteries series. David lives in south Florida with his wife Laura, a photographer.

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Books

Dark Fire: Yesterday's Tears
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,470. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Dark Fire: Yesterday's Tears pits Jane Garrison, elite fighter grievously wounded in combat, and Edan Duff, who saved her but turned her into the mystery woman who calls herself Sim, against a power-hungry US President bent on exploiting Edan's most astounding creation yet. DFYT takes them to worlds both familiar and as-yet unknown as they struggle to live out a love transcending time and fate.
All The Rage
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,500. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The latest Carina Quintana Mystery, from Kirkus Award winning author David Benson, has Carina facing her first homicide as Asst. Chief of the Ft. Lauderdale, FL PD. Shuttling between New York and Florida and rekindling relationships with former NYPD colleagues, Carina faces unexpected impediments and mounting frustration trying to corner a fashion industry enfant terrible with deep mob ties.
Loose Canon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,240. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Carina Quintana's latest case takes her back to NYC where dead bodies have been left on church altars. Again teamed with ex-NYPD partner,Pete Simpson, Carina hunts for clues to a serial killer whose methods reflect a twisted mind and uncovers what may be another deliverer of death, one with very different motivations. Loose Canon is a tightly plotted and sure to please fans of police procedurals.
Dead On A Rival
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,460. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Det. Carina Quintana’s latest challenge takes on an unwelcome personal flavor in the harrowing Dead On a Rival. The accidental fall of a handsome Brazilian tycoon from a luxury cruise ship in the Caribbean interrupts Carina’s holiday & triggers an investigation that alternates between high-stakes international mega-businesses & slimy local politians. Happily Pete Simpson is along for the ride.
White Tie & Tales
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,500. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Miami Beach police chief Carina Quintana is trailing a killer who mails home pieces of his young female victims before delivering the kill. Can this heartless predator really be a world-famous crime novelist with a home in Paris and a Miami mansion, as Carina suspects? With help from former NYPD partner Pete Simpson, Carina must figure out how to stop the dashing Frenchman before he strikes again?
Roomer Has It
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,330. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
ROOMER HAS IT--the sequel to LATE BOOMER, a Kirkus Star & Top 100 of 2012 award winner! Home in Miami Beach & now its youngest police chief, Carina Quintana must find & face a killer whose spree began as revenge for his wife's death but who has become an avenging angel & a brutal one at that. Pete Simpson, Carina's former NYPD partner & now a high-end P.I. is again along to help solve the puzzle.
Late Boomer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,080. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Wealthy middle-aged Manhattanites—the baby boomers of the title—have been gruesomely murdered, and Det. Carina Quintana senses a connection. But how can she prove it? The killer, if he exists, varies his methods and targets and leaves no tangible evidence. Age and wealth are all that the victims have in common.

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