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William Manchee is an attorney by trade and practices consumer law in Dallas with his son Jim. Originally from southern California, he lives now in Plano, Texas. He is the author of the Stan Turner Mystery series inspired by many actual cases from his past. His other works include his financial thrillers, the Rich Coleman Novels, and a sci-fi series, The Tarizon Saga. He is also the author of the nonfiction book Go Broke, Die Rich, Turning Around the Troubled Small Business.

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Supreme Mandate
Pre-release—available May 15, 2019. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 127,650. Language: English. Published by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Supreme Mandate, Vol 1 of the Tarizon Saga, is the story of Sandee Brahn, a boy who comes out of the wilderness protected by a pack of wild beasts, claiming that the God Pelgrem has come to him in a dream and given him the task of bringing peace to Tarizon. Although many mock Sandee’s claim, thousands flock to his side believing he truly is a holy man and is Tarizon’s last hope.
Only Charlotte
Pre-release—available May 1, 2019. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 127,450. Language: English. Published by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Only Charlotte, a novel of entanglements in New Orleans, 1880
Deadly Blood, A Stan Turner Mystery
Series: The Stan Turner Mysteries. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 101,880. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2018 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Volume 12 of William Manchee's Stan Turner Mystery series. Dallas attorney Stan Turner is recruited to be the attorney-ad-litem for Melody Monroe, a teenager caught in the middle of her parents’ divorce action. But when her new father, Frank Monroe, is found dead in his Ford Ranger, Melody is charged with his murder and she asks Stan to defend her.
The Adventures of Jake West
Price: Free! Words: 32,640. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2017 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The Adventures of Jake West, Campfire Tales, is a collection of eight exciting and often amusing stories as well as a chronicle of the extraordinary events that took place on a trip Jake and his own children took to Yellowstone National Park. It was inspired by actual experiences of the author, William Manchee.
Uncommon Thief
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,850. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2016 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The first of twenty-one novels by William Manchee inspired by actual events while he was a student at UCLA in the 60's. A naive college student, working part-time as a bank messenger, is seduced by a sexy bank teller and set up to take the fall for a major bank robbery.
Deadly Dining
Series: The Stan Turner Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,080. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2016 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
This eleventh volume of the Stan Turner Mysteries features legal sleuths Stan Turner and Paula Waters, but including for the fist time, Jodie Marshall, their new associate who has worked her way up from secretary to trial attorney. While Paula works a triple homicide and Jodie defends a good samaritan who accidentally shoots a store owner, Stan backs them up while fighting his own battles.
Tarizon: Desert Swarm
Series: Tarizon. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,930. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
What looks like a cathedral suddenly begins to emerge from the sands of the Mojave Desert. Scientist believe it is a natural phenomenon but a local religious leader insists it is a sign from the Lord of the second coming of Christ.
Shroud of Doom
Series: Tarizon. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 143,920. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Volume II of the Tarizon Saga, a prequel to the Tarizon Trilogy, The Liberator, Civil War, and Conquest Earth. Chronicles the period directly after Tarizon's cataclysmic super volcanic eruptions that killed millions and left the planet under a shroud of volcanic ash.
The Stratford Conspiracy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,430. Language: British English. Published: November 11, 2012 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(3.00 from 1 review)
The intrepid Amelia Watson is back! This time the “Second Mrs. Watson” tracks the clues pertaining to the murder of a Shakespearean scholar, and finds herself in the deadly sights of a ruthless killer determined to remove anyone standing in the way of the revelation of William Shakespeare’s true identity.
Go Broke, Die Rich, Turning Around the Troubled Small Business
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 51,410. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business & entrepreneurship
Go Broke, Die Rich provides practical advice on what to do when you realizes your small business is in trouble. Don’t give up! You may still be able to turn your business around and make it thrive.
Keeper of the Colony, Book 4 of the Keeper Series
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,420. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
When the curfew bell tolls in the Dark End you had better be off the street! The icy Colony of Javeer, brutally ruled by Horando and his Gulden Guard, is a horrific setting for Level 4 of Matt's computer game. Targon has disappeared and Varl has been thrown into Central Jail. When Matt attempts to rescue Varl, he learns that Horando is not the only enemy he must beat.
Keeper of the Empire, Keeper Series Book 3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,160. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Volume 3 of the Keeper Series by popular young adult author, H.J. Ralles
Unconscionable, A Rich Coleman Novel Vol 3
Series: Rich Coleman, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,090. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
Volume 3 of the Rich Coleman Novel series. A timely novel about one greedy of mortgage lender who made himself millions but destroyed the lives of thousands of Americans and helped send the American economy in a tailspin.
Mystery Montage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,920. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Mystery Montage is a collection of short story mystery genres that include: cozy, cultural (Africa), psychological, suspense, paranormal, noir, experimental, humorous, romance, a novella, and a three page short.
Plastic Gods, A Rich Coleman Novel Vol 2
Series: Rich Coleman, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,400. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A ruthless banker orders Matt Coleman's death when the attorney's slick TV ads for his bankruptcy clinic trigger a consumer revolt that threatens the bank.
Death Pact, A Rich Coleman Novel, Vol 1
Series: Rich Coleman, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,840. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
By a bizarre twist of fate twenty-eight-year-old attorney Rich Coleman finds himself as trustee over a beautiful 17 year-old rich-kid's estate. In the process of wrapping up Erica's father's affairs the two bond and fall in love. They keep their forbidden love affair secret for awhile but eventually it's discovered and the world begins to crumble around them.
Deadly Defiance, A Stan Turner Mystery #10
Series: The Stan Turner Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,790. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2012 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
Volume 10 introduces a new addition to the firm of Turner & Waters, Stan former secretary, Jodie Marshall, who has worked her way through college, finished law school and has now just passed the bar. Knowing how talented she is, Stan throws her into the deep end on her first case, and she soon finds herself pitted against an angry boss of a Mexican drug cartel!
The Cross Country Killer, the Glen Rogers Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,420. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
The Cross Country Killer, the Glen Rogers Story provides an insightful look into the mind and making of an American predator. Glen Rogers, twice on America's 10 Most Wanted list, is currently on death row in Florida.
Tarizon, Conquest Earth, Tarizon Trilogy Vol 3
Series: Tarizon, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,230. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The war is over but the TGA command on Clarion, Tarizon's largest moon, refuses to surrender the Intergalactic Fleet made up of six huge attack cruisers and thousands of fighters. Led by Videl's adopted son, Evohn Cystrom, the Purists announce their intentions to conquer Earth and then return to destroy Tarizon.
Tarizon, Civil War, Tarizon Trilogy Vol 2
Series: Tarizon, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,500. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Leek Lanzia is given command of the 3rd Loyalist Army and quickly gains the support of the people against the tyrant Videl Lai.
Tarizon, The Liberator, Tarizon Trilogy Vol 1
Series: Tarizon, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 134,260. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
A teenager is abducted by aliens when he discovers his father is working with them on an ultra top secret project with the U.S. government.
Keeper of the Realm, Keeper Series, Vol 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
In the second thrilling adventure of the Keeper Series, Matt uncovers the secrets of the underwater world. He must rid the realm of the Noxerans and destroy the Keeper.
Keeper of the Kingdom, Keeper Series Vol 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,500. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / Games, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
While playing a computer game Matt is sucked into the computer and finds himself a player in the game.
Cactus Island, A Stan Turner Mystery Vol 8
Series: Tarizon, Book 1 · The Stan Turner Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 129,980. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
In order to successfully defend a teenager accused of murder, Dallas attorney Stan Turner must prove that an alien spacecraft flew over central Texas!
Act Normal, A Stan Turner Mystery Vol 9
Series: Tarizon, Book 3 · The Stan Turner Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,420. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Stan is recruited by the CIA for its ultra top secret Tarizon Repopulation project. His first assignment is to defend a woman accused of murdering her children and alien husband. The alien husband, however, is not from Mexico but Tarizon, a planet in another solar system.
Black Monday, A Stan Turner Mystery Vol 7
Series: The Stan Turner Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,370. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
It's October 17, 1987, and there have been three murders in Dallas that night. The owner of a troubled thrift and his mistress are found in their condo with their throats cut and a woman is asphyxiated in her home along with her eleven dogs. Paula ends up defending the man accused of the double homiced and Stan is shocked to find out he has been appointed the executor over the old ladies' estate.
Disillusioned, A Stan Turner Mystery Vol 2
Series: The Stan Turner Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,400. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(3.00 from 1 review)
Stan returns to law school after narrowly escaping the United States Marines Corps and court martial for the murder of his drill sergeant. He thinks law school should be a snap after the ordeal he has just endured, but he is wrong and quickly finds himself mired in a web of intrigue and deception that threatens both him and his family.
Deadly Distractions, A Stan Turner Mystery Vol 6
Series: The Stan Turner Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,640. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Stan is called back from vacation when his client is cornered in his barn by the FBI, allegedly having killed an IRS agent. It seems like a hopeless case as a witness claims Dusty Thomas was standing over the dead agent's body with a shotgun in hand. But Dusty professes his innocense and he's been a hard luck client, so Stan agrees to defend him.
Cash Call, A Stan Turner Mystery Vol 5
Series: The Stan Turner Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,570. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
Stan and Rebekah's good friends, Don and Pam Blaylock, are living the American dream--a beautiful home, wonderful children, Don has a great job and Pam is president of Junior League. But all that changes when they make an imprudent investment in a Golden Dragon restaurant franchise and their son is arrested for DWI. Cash Call is a legal horror story that could happen to anyone.
Second Chair, A Stan Turner Mystery, Vol.4
Series: The Stan Turner Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,030. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
Stan is asked to defend a young college girl charged with murdering her newborn child. Knowing he lacks the experience for such an undertaking, he enlists his former criminal law professor to be "Second Chair." What he doesn't know is the professor, who everyone calls "Snake" is a drunk and a womanizer. When Snake fails to show up for the last few days of trial Stan is devastated.
The Adventures of the Second Mrs. Watson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,040. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
The game’s afoot again! Amelia Watson returns in a new collection of adventures that prove there was yet another master sleuth working in Edwardian London.
Brash Endeavor, A Stan Turner Mystery Vol 3
Series: The Stan Turner Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,890. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Step into the shoes of Dallas attorney, Stan Turner, as he begins the practice of law. Then hang on for the ride of your life as Stan immediately steps into a rattlesnake's nest and has to do some fancy two-steppin' to avoid a lethal strike from his own clients. When Stan's wife, Rebekah, is arrested for murder, Stan turns in his legal pad for a detective's notebook and goes to work to save her.
Undaunted, A Stan Turner Mystery Vol 1
Series: The Stan Turner Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,780. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
Forced into the Marine Corps by a vicious twist of fate, Stan Turner must leave his wife and family and report for duty. On his first day he unwittingly befriends a serial killer and soon finds himself charged with the murder of his drill sergeant. Aided by a lustful nurse who wants him and a journalist who wants his story, Stan desperately searches for the actual killer to prove his in innocense.

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The Stan Turner Mysteries
Dallas attorney Stan Turner has a propensity for attracting impossible cases and getting in over his head. Read legal thrillers inspired by actual cases and experiences of the author who has been practicing law in Texas for over 40 years.

Disillusioned, A Stan Turner Mystery Vol 2

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