S. E. Schenkel

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Body Count Rising
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,870. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An old man juggles his final wishes including romance, revenge and a reversal of fortune for people whose lives he has all but destroyed. At the same time, a group of ex-cops juggle retirement with a dogged sense of justice. And bridging the two is Acey Tapp, a private investigator. When paths cross and clues surface with a regularity that is anything but chance, the match is on.
Blowback
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,810. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Vacillating between the hate he’d nurtured all his life and the burgeoning wish to be the man his father never was, Acey decides to look at the evidence in the case against his father, Karl Tapp. What he finds is proof of full-blown incompetence, a suicidal old man and a killer who wants to put a son alongside his father in lockup.
Downpour
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,950. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A car is found neatly parked on the side of the road. A short time later, the spot is marked by a cross. Tapp and team are hired to find the missing driver, a middle-aged, Michigan woman. The investigation leads to similar cases where women vanish while on the road, and crosses appear shortly afterward. Where are these women? And what is the meaning of this common thread of car and cross?
The Paper Child
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,410. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A man stops the attack on a woman at a truck stop. He calls the police and then disappears. The victim’s boyfriend hires PI Tapp and his team to investigate. They delve into the woman’s past and, little by little, worm their way into the clandestine world of killers who will stop at nothing to keep their identity a secret.
Dead Man's Reach
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,790. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A man travels from Texas to Michigan to destroy the files of the investigative agency of McMunn and Son. He fails and is murdered. Desperate for answers, Acey Tapp and team travel to the Gulf Coast to question the man’s widow. Shortly afterwards, she disappears, along with the two senior investigators. What follows brings the death toll to four and a cold case to its conclusion.
The Whiffenpoof Man
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,490. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
After orchestrating the capture of a man trafficking in children, Acey Tapp and Megan Bork travel to the backwoods of Pennsylvania to visit the haunts of a long-dead serial kidnapper. They search for clues that would allow one of his now aging victims to finally reunite with his family after an absence of seven decades. Only in stirring up the past they appear to have awakened a dormant menace.
Black Snow Rising
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,650. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A couple disappears while recording folklore from various desert clans. When Acey Tapp and Megan Bork investigate, they step onto a stage set decades earlier, and butt heads with trouble as they explore a land hiding its past under vast expanses of sand and along miles of mountain tunnels.
The Hobo Chronicles
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,090. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A hobo turns up dead in a bin. Among the gawkers is Acey Albert Tapp, a jobless man facing the death of his mother. Acey finds employment with an aging PI. He takes on a case involving a local woman gone missing for five decades, and again crosses paths with the deceased drifter. Only this time the sighting is in an old photo showing the hobo and the missing woman as teenage sweethearts.

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