Reads like an express train...a throwback to the vintage Spillane years...Pendleton knows how to keep us turning pages.~Publishers Weekly.

COPP FOR HIRE:  Tough, cagey, ex-cop turned private eye, Joe Copp, descends into the labyrinth of forbidden sex, corrupt politics, and multiple murders. This powerful, fast-moving story takes Joe Copp to the rough and tumble, down and dirty, anything-goes underbelly of Los Angeles and on to the deadly vice pits of Honolulu’s Chinatown.

 COPP ON FIRE:  Private Investigator, Joe Copp’s case pulls him into the corporate halls and backlots of Hollywood, behind the glamorous facade of the movie industry, where subjects of a stakeout are murdered. After an undercover narcotics officer is nearly killed, Copp is charged as an accomplice to murder, and is thrown into a real-life Hollywood scenario where death becomes the favorite plot device for the whole bloody show.

COPP IN DEEP:  In an adventure filled with high tension and intrigue, ex-cop turned Private Eye, Joe Copp, sinks into a world of greed and corporate corruption, treason, professional sex, and murder on demand. As the corpses pile up, Copp dodges the Feds, butts heads with traitors, romances women with questionable morals, and finds himself out in the cold, in deep, and getting deeper, in his search for truth and justice.

 COPP IN THE DARK:  A plea for help from a mysterious client plunges Joe Copp into the dark shadows of legitimate theater. The playbill includes multiple murders, kinky sex, illicit drugs, organized crime figures and corrupt politicians, and Copp, in a desperate struggle for survival, scrambles to fit the pieces together before the last bloody act.

 COPP ON ICE:  Private Eye Joe Copp, takes on the world of corrupt cops. In the temporary role as Chief of Police of a police force gone bad, Copp finds himself on an icy, downhill trail of murder, sex, drugs and dirty politics. The badge he wears offers little protection against the evil forces of corruption.

COPP IN SHOCK:  Private Investigator Joe Copp, finds himself recovering from a bout of partial amnesia after being nearly blown away with his own gun. Copp’s riveting search for answers leads him to Mammoth Lakes mountain resort where, in his darkest hour, he is in a fierce battle with his own mind and with those who want to eliminate him.


Available in Print, Kindle, and Audio Books. 

Copyright 2015 by Linda Pendleton

“Pendleton has a great new character in Copp.  His style is fresh, the pace is brisk, and there are enough twists to please any mystery fan.”  ~St. Petersburg Times

Joe Copp, Private Investigator Series by Don Pendleton