D. E. Harrison

Biography

I am trained as a theoretical mathematician. I am an emeritus member of the American Mathematical Society for fifty odd years. I have lived in Seattle since 1967. I starting writing fiction after writing a family history.

Smashwords Interview

When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I have studied in the Sugetsu School of Ikebana of Japan, in which I hold a first level certificate. I take the Ikebana and convert it into a Marquetry art presentation. I have exhibited my Marquetry art in many museums across the country. They have included more than just Ikebana presentations.
I am board member of the American Marquetry Society. When not writing I am creating Marquetry pictures which vary in size from 4 by 4 inches to 24 by 24 inches. They are all intended to hang on the walls.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I have a PC. The phone is nailed to the wall with a short cord. The PC is used as a word processer.
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Series

Detective Rage Mysteries
The Detective Rage Mysteries follow the exploits of Janette Ward Rage from her time as a cowgirl in Idaho, to a patrolman in Seattle, then her career as a Homicide Detective. Her boss Inspector Strong, functions as a Chief. He seldom visits a crime scene. He fishes with the FBI Regional Director, Ted McClearly. Her senior lead is Detective Harry Smith. He famous for his Sears Sucker suits. Patrolman Samuel Ray Jones is slightly junior to Rage in the police department. Their paths seem to cross and when it does gun fire follows. Jones is a former Nave Seal and one of the few people that shoots as well as she does. Many cases cross multiple lines; FBI, Home Land Security, CIA, NSA, other jurisdictions. There is Colonel Hill in the shadows. A Marine full Colonel that seems to command or has access to what ever force is needed or intel, as he would call it. Of course, Coroner George is around to help clean up the mess that seems to follow Rage and Jones. Finally, there is an organization operating in the grey area world-wide where all the money is. The organization is in Seattle It is run by a single woman with three younger female assistants

13th Street Gang

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Daylight Saving Case

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The Barking Dog

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The Bunko Case

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The Fan Case

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Books

Transferred (Swap)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Robbery and Homicide swap people. Rage’s Colts are not for Robbery. Williams has problems with the details required in a shooting. Rage forecasts the next home break-ins, but no one acts. The Major is unhappy. The Inspector’s shooting has silver flux and glass on the victim’s shoes. Rage and the Inspector expect the other shoe to drop in their cases. Help suddenly comes from an unknown source.
New Vehicle Case
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,500. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Detective Rage get a new jeep with a safe welded to the frame. Showing Jones her new car they pull over a drunk driver, but he was shot. This leads them to a wedding planner as they are getting ready to be married. Rage is planning the colors, food, flowers, everything. Jones is choking as he sees the cost. They even have Detective Smith driving the limousine for them.
Fountain Case
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,230. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Homicide Detective Rage is 4 days new on the job and there is a multiply shooting at a Mall in Seattle. Four are dead and it is unclear who shot who. The 4 victims all carry valid but fake IDs. What is non-evidence? Will they stay buried? Will the Security Council send in Marines for the Chief of Police and Inspector Strong if they can find them or will they use the Marines on someone else?
Sippen Whisky
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Rage ask Jones to help pick up a prisoner for the FBI. Rage brought both sets of twins. A shoot out at the airport leaves five dead. A boot legger and drug dealer escaped. Who planned the escape? The boot legger is drugged and questioned for days. “I will die before I give up the family recipe for our moon shine.” Both prisoners are found in Spokane. Why did the price of all whisky increase?
Earthquake Case
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,260. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A failed kidnapping has 4 dead. The car came from NYC but traveled only 100 miles to Seattle. Few Agencies will ship a car for 1 job, never the FBI. Several other tries end up with a 15 dead total. Swarms of earth quakes like Mt. Saint Helen’s predicts a volcano in Seattle and the Sound. The Strong’s team has a running gun battle to protect the victim. Will the person return to the test site?
Road North Expansion
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 19,950. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
In the last 100 years, the Roma Empire has grown. The records are lost why they have never claimed land north and east of Central Valley. The new Emperor wishes to expand. He sends 4 legions north. “The First’ warns him in writing of their agreed boundary. Three legions are lost while traveling north. The Emperor orders 20 legions north. How could a lone girl turn back 100,000 troopers?
Gym,The Free Offer
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,160. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A decision tree is built for the assassination of Rage and Jones. It has all the moves the Homicide officers can make and the counter response to each move before they make it. Failure is as good as a success. Either way the entire Homicide Division is tied up and working on nothing else. Who are they trying to keep away from what? This is the question Homicide must answer, and quickly.
Reluctant Bus Rider
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,630. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Rage gets hijacked on a bus. Jones tries to find her with a TV chopper. The bus smashes an FBI barrier at Boeing field while tossing bombs out the windows. They block a private jet just landed from taking off, shoot it up, steal a case, and escape. The clinic where the case came from explodes because of a gas leak? The Madam in the penthouse knows what and why it was taken. She wants her share.
Music Case
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The Chief is surprised, the Strong team gives a seminar. The case study is the Greenwood shooting, Music Case. The Inspector throws the official report in the trash. The people in the seminar fill out their own case file as the investigation proceeds by. When complete the participants will have what the detectives had. The case appears to be an open cold case, but it was closed. How, why, who?
The River Case
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 9,400. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Inspector Strong and wife Mildred take a fishing trip. He fishes a body out of the river. It is taken from the lodge’s cooler before the sheriff arrives. Red headed Penelope (Rage), Stan (Jones), her husband, and Daddy Smith arrive after the body goes missing. Stan and the Inspector meet by accident going fishing. The Inspector’s truck is sabotaged and no longer safe. Can the team solve the case?
VIP Kidnapped
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 9,810. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A VIP is in town. Rage guards a back wall and Jones garbage cans for the FBI. The attack on the café is assumed because of their VIP duties. They are to review all FBI VIP security. There may be a mole. Rage and Jones have plans of their own for the VIP. Unexpected help digs out those responsible. The FBI will not need truckloads of agents in Seattle. A Nunnery and a Standing Bear helps.
Space Needle Case
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,560. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A man falls or jumps off the Space Needle. His last few feet are captured on TV. The police commander on site tells Inspector Strong, “The Needle is idiot proof. He could not have jumped from the Needle.” Lasers are brought in, water is poured off the roof. Can they tell where he fell from. No one can identify him. How long will the Needle be closed and how long will the sunshine last?
Clamming
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 9,360. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Rage and Jones go clamming and large sand mounds are seen. Next week the mounds are gone. Rage asks the chief warden why? An unknown element is found in the sand. Earlier, a drilling rig is removed south of them. Indian legends tell of strangers looking for yellow earth, mother earth shaking, giant waves, the land sinking. The Madam is told of the red headed devil, but the money is in the bank.
Ride Along
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The Police are taking kids in patrol car for many reasons. Detective Rage is reassigned to ride with patrolman Jones and kids. Jack is in the program because of his speeding. Anna is in because of a school counselor. They see a speeder, it is unsafe to follow. He is let go. The same speeder does not survive a telephone pole the next day. The kids experience blood and death up close and personal.
Ice Rink Case
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A man dies while skating with his grandkids. He was electrocuted, somehow. His new skates had small batteries in them. The case is given to Inspector Strong to investigate. Three people in Virginia can’t stop the investigation but want too. The victim worked for a soap company now based in Boise after he retired. At the UW, Chaos theory and the odds of flipping a coin determines the case.
Chicken Coop
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Rage is upset about a peck on her cheek Jones gave her when she went on vacation. He has not thought about it since. Returning from vacation, she finds he has a new fast food Chicken Coop store. It has fair prices and good chicken. The farm girl wonders how they stay in business at their prices. The Chicken Coop has three stores, but their internal projections show they need 100 more in months.
Asteroid Belt
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,600. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Asteroids are missing from the belt! An English survey team has no idea what is happing. Dr. CT and the team need more computing power than they have. Sir Clive finds some supercomputing in Area 51. CT writes two predictions on her Cheerios box’s lids. What else can go wrong with Jupiter as it is eating not only asteroids but moons from Saturn. Will it over load and blow?
Blue Harvest
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,620. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The Blue Valley is a solid blue of blooms ready to harvest. Kelal has been exploring the forbidden zone outside the valley where nothing grows. Even the semi mobile sentential Gino plants shy away. There are others watching her travels not of the Blue Valley. The meeting of two different races usually ends badly for one of them. Is Kelal a 6-feet 2-inch young girl or their warrior princess?
Extra Extra Read all About It
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,740. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A cub reporter finds a story of unbelievable consequences on the floor of her car. An old weekly newspaper decides to print an Extra edition. If wrong, they are out of business. If accurate, every State politician will be running for cover. Is the State broke? Who is the leak? Can the current Governor be reelected? What of meetings being held in McDonald’s party room about the health of the State?
Mayan Temple Case
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,680. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
In the Mayan jungle three women discover three 12-sided crystals They will steal and take them to Missouri to study. Patrolman Rage an acting sergeant, rescues a kidnap victim. Fake FBI agents are doing everything to find him. How does he fit in? A huge mushroom cloud and fireball erupts over south Seattle. The air force reports the explosion to be a megaton in power. Will the crystals be saved?
The Road North (First Step)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,400. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Roma needs a road from Roma to their northern port. The Emperor uses it to add more land east of the road. At the battle to take the road by force, a special sword is taken as booty. Now the Emperor wishes both the sword and lands. Exploring the eastern rivers, a cable is in the rivers halting their exploring. A woman demands the return of her sword. What will the Vice Consul of the Empire do?
Elevator Case
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A UW’s frat house has a junior and the freshman in a wheelchair both dead in the elevator. There is no cause of death. Both are cover in the blood of the freshman but neither have any wounds. The UW sends for Inspector Strong. Rage goes also. She has Jones go undercover playing a football prospect at the frat house. They find the blood covering them is from the freshman and more than 3 weeks old.
Sunglasses Case
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,770. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Walmart and Target have boxes of sunglasses taken at gun point. Detective Rage shot one robber. The County and City form a task force of two officers each. The glasses are from India and not touched by human hands until opened in the store. All shipping and packaging is by computers. Some glasses are found in garbage cans near the stores. What secrets can the small cardboard boxes contain?
Bowling Case
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,190. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Why hold up a bowling alley? How much money is there on the last day of league play? Why steal every ball in the alley? Officers Rage and Jones are bowling for the police championship. The other 14-alleys have other trophies being played for. The people are told to stay for ten minutes. But some panic and rush the doors. The few police can’t stop the mob. The doors are trapped with explosives.
Women's Clothing Case
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,410. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Bank robbers are heading toward Seattle. Does the FBI every ask for local help? In Seattle someone is stealing women’s dresses from everyplace possible. The roughly 15,000 dresses stolen are processed. What remains leaves the country and goes a Sheik. After payment the Madam buys a Boeing 757 and penthouse in Seattle with a credit card. She now has three assistants; Solviegn, Briallen, My-Ling.
Smith, Acting Inspector
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Seattle is flooding; the Inspector and Ted are fishing. Two bodies float up. Their driver licenses are Rage’s and Smith’s, but the photos are the victim’s. Their police ID’s have the same problem. A murder in Forks, a city on the coast has the two fake police officers appear to review the victim’s belongings. The Forks victim is recognized as a fellow buying into medical firms with millions.
Pick Pocket Case
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,190. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Pick pocketing is a lost art. Why pick when other ways are safer. In a park at lunch, Rage and Jones arrests a picker and his female drop. Soon a high-speed run is made to Kent to save their baby. Their house explodes, and everyone hides. Two gamers have a new game to sell if they can find the right people But, more than gamers are interested in their kingdom building game.
Junkers Case
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
People are steals Junker cars right out of the junk yards, off the street, and from people’s backyards. Few people in Seattle bother to report it. Inspector Strong mentions it in a Chief’s meeting, which gets a chuckle. Later, the FBI tells the Inspector it is happening not only in Seattle but over the entire West Coast. Will Auto Theft ever figure out what is happening.
Fence Case
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,740. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A member of the Go-Shoot Nation is found murdered off the reservation. They don’t want the FBI involved. Inspector Strong is given the case. Rage and Jones are walking a piece of the 200 miles of fence just put around the Nation. There were no disputes by anyone where the fence should be from all the old maps available. They are attacked by armed men in the forest. What might they find?
Prime Number Case
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 9,990. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
While the Inspector and FBI agent Ted are in the fishing sports store, three men hold it up, They steal everything in the glass counters. Several hours later a similar layout is robbed of $250,000 of jewelry in Portland. The Seattle store was practice? The holdup men are found dead in a large safe with a fool proof combination. What can a UW mathematician do with prime numbers to solve the case?
Credits and More Credits
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,440. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
War has been waged longer than time itself. One civilization chose the caves and left the light. The enemy now attacks the cave people. The cave army rebuilds their first old line of defense outside their tunnels. Why did the enemy let them rebuild? Farmers from the caves join the army to farm. Other people follow, earning credits to buy items outside their Social Order. How will the farmers pay?
Ghost Case
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The murder of a maid in the old, old money area of Delridge in Seattle has Detective Rage stimmed. She finds a similar death in the same mansion 23 years earlier. She wonders and finds another death on the same day, 23 years earlier. None are Andover family members. How far back do these murders go and why the same date, 23 years apart? Patrolman Jones suggests a ghost or a curse on the house.
Snow Case
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A body is found by snow removal machines in a snow slide in Snoqualmie Pass. This slide has blocked both directions for six hours. Inspector Strong is called to investigate He restarts the snow removal and finds another body The State won’t wait and orders the snow removal to restart. The highway must be opened. The Coroner reports the two men found were frozen to death at -200 degrees.
Daylight Saving Case
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,360. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Daylight saving time ends in Seattle and a bank is relieved of $50 million in about an hour. The total weight is half a ton. The bank had no power and every door was locked. No one got in or out. Who is going to solve this crime? Rage is a patrolman with a rookie in the car with her. They drove around the bank during the blackout. The FBI is tearing apart the 17-story building
The Fan Case
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The old Seattle City Hall came down. A young engineer takes the transit readings, then leaves the county. A body is chewed up by an air conditioner on the building where the readings were taken. What are Rage and Jones doing in the most expensive hotel with whipping cream, honey, heaters, card-board, and miles of string. A federal judge threatens to take control of the city if action is not take.
The Bunko Case
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,470. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The Bunko squad needs unfamiliar faces to play the marks in a sting operation. Businesses know their sales people are having false hotel damages billed. Detective Rage and Patrolman Jones were volunteered. They must learn enough about the products to make the sales’ appointments that were scheduled weeks in advance. They hope to bring the big boss out into the open, who is overseeing the Scam.
The Barking Dog
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 17,730. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
In Seattle is a two-story dog house with no dog in it for years. Yet, the neighbors file a complaint with the police about the barking dog. Detective Janette Rage and Patrolman Samuel Jones must figure out why armed men are trying to kidnap the little old lady that owns the property. What could a two-story dog house hold that is worth getting shot for?
Who Is He
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,410. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Mr. and Mrs. Black are in Mexico. A body of a man is found in their house. The murdered man’s pictures are on the walls of Mr. Black’s business. There is no way Mr. Black could have returned home from the last time he was seen in Mexico. Who has been murdered in Mr. Black’s house and why was he impersonating Mr. Black at his company?
13th Street Gang
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 17,720. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Janette Wanda Rage moves from Idaho to Seattle after college. Rookie patrolman Janette Rage chases down two suspects wanted for robbery. A third gang member shoots her supervisor, but she also chases him down. The 13th Street gang vows revenge on her. Their first attempt fails, and six gang members die. The gang vows revenge not only on Rage but the entire police department.
The Sickness
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,410. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
It is the year 2040 and a killer disease is lurking throughout the entire country of Denmark. A national disaster is about to fall on Denmark and no one is listening.

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