Dave Stanton

Biography

Born in Detroit, Michigan, in 1960, Dave Stanton moved to Northern California in 1961. He attended San Jose State University and received a BA in journalism in 1983. Over the years, he worked as a bartender, newspaper advertising salesman, furniture mover, debt collector, and technology salesman. He has two children, Austin and Haley, and lives with his wife, Heidi, in San Jose, California.
Stanton is the author of six novels, all featuring private investigator Dan Reno and his ex-cop buddy, Cody Gibbons.

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Books

Dark Ice
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,880. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Two murdered girls, and no motive…While skiing deep in Lake Tahoe’s backcountry, private detective Dan Reno finds the first naked body, buried under fresh snow. How could the body end up in such a remote, mountainous location? Is there a serial killer stalking promiscuous young women in South Lake Tahoe? Or are the murders linked to a different criminal agenda?
Hard Prejudice
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,440. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When the rape case DNA evidence disappears, no one knows who would want to see ghetto thug Duante Tucker get away with the crime. Hired by the victim’s parents, private eye Dan Reno dives in headlong, and soon finds himself marked for death. The action reaches a boiling point before an explosive conclusion that reveals a sinister plot and motivations that Reno never imagined.
Speed Metal Blues
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,960. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
It’s a two-for-one deal when a pair of rapists surface in South Lake Tahoe. The first is easy to catch, but the second, a Satanist suspected of a string of murders, is an adversary unlike any bounty hunter Dan Reno has faced. Reno knows that mayhem is inevitable unless he can capture his target quickly, but all bets are off when Reno’s partner Cody Gibbons decides it's time for payback.
Dying for the Highlife
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,080. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Jimmy Homestead’s glory days as a high school stud were a distant memory. His adulthood had amounted to little more than temporary jobs, petty crime, and discount whiskey. But he always felt he was special, and winning the Lotto proved it. Flush with millions, everything is great for Jimmy—until people from his past start coming out of the woodwork.
Stateline
Price: Free! Words: 93,730. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Cancel the wedding–the groom is dead. When a tycoon’s son is murdered the night before his wedding, the enraged and grief- stricken father offers investigator Dan Reno (that’s Reno, as in no problemo) a life-changing bounty to find the killer. Reno, nearly broke, figures he’s finally landed in the right place at the right time. It’s a nice thought, but then...