Books

Quill & Quire magazine named Mobashar Qureshi as one of the ten rising mystery writers to watch.

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Rogue ReporterHyder Ali returns to cover a perplexing and dangerous case that quickly becomes more personal than he ever thought.

A foreign scientist is brutally murdered at his work. His body is littered with nails. Hyder Ali, a Muslim-American, is covering the case when his story is hijacked by another reporter. Hyder must confront his own beliefs and ethics to see how far he would go for a story.

Detective Tom Nolan is trying desperately to stay sober, but this becomes difficult when he is teamed up with an FBI agent to solve the murder of the scientist.

What seems like a senseless murder at first, soon turns into something entirely different when someone from Hyder’s family becomes entangled in the investigation.

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Silent - SmallA reporter investigates the suicide of his professor, only to stumble upon a conspiracy that is bigger than he had imagined.

Hyder Ali, a Muslim-American, is working as a reporter for the Daily Times. Eric Freeland, his old professor and mentor, is found hanging inside his home. Freeland’s daughter, Jessica, shows up asking for Hyder’s help. She believes her father was murdered.

Detective Tom Nolan is assigned the Freeland case. He is an alcoholic who would rather sit in a bar and get drunk than work on the case.

What looks like an apparent suicide soon turns into something more sinister when Hyder, Jessica, and Nolan begin searching for the truth.

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PC UPDATE - SMALLThree children with extraordinary gifts.

Two detectives trying to solve a five-year-old case.

One man in a mental institute who ties them all together.

Detective Samantha ‘Sam’ Banter is assigned a cold case involving the murder of a seven-year-old boy.  With the help of her partner, Detective Fred Bashir, Sam must solve the case before her rival, Detective Glen Henkson, solves his case.  The outcome will lead to the appointment of the new police sergeant.

Sam’s daughter, Maryann, is quiet and withdrawn. She befriends Thomas and Christopher, who, like her, have a secret—gifts that are a result of traumatic episodes in their pasts.

Clarence Hynes has been locked up in the mental institute for a crime he committed two year ago.  But was the crime wrong or justified? Clarence, however, is burdened with something far worse.

Can Sam solve her case before her rival? Will Maryann, Thomas, and Christopher share their secret?  How does Clarence link them all together?

The Paperboys Club is a supernatural thriller with twists and turns that lead to a shocking conclusion.

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O5-SMALLA Plumber, an Electrician, a Caretaker, a Locksmith, and a Butcher.

Why do they secretly meet in a room?

A young man is found strangled in his bed.  Detective Karl Whaler is assigned to solve the brutal murder.

Five individuals frequently meet in a room.  They have been meeting for decades.

There is another murder; this time the victim is found with his throat slashed.

Is there a link between the two murders?

Whaler’s investigation leads him to the most strange and dangerous case of his career.

The October Five is a spiraling pager-turning that examines friendship, loyalty, and justice.

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BH - SMALLPreviously titled “RACE

Jon Rupret is a cop who is bold, funny, and ambitious. 

He also has no idea what he’s doing.

Parking Officer Jon Rupret, an ambitious young man with a knack for getting in trouble, wants desperately to move up from handing out parking tickets. An impulsive act from his past throws him into Operation Anti-RACE–a unit set up to stop RACE, a dangerous and violent group on the verge of creating an illegal drug.

Rupret quickly realizes he may be in way over his head.

THE BLUE HORNET is a humorous look at Toronto through Jon Rupret’s eyes.

*****

Gently Box SetA detective is given a second chance at life, only to find he has to solve dangerous and deadly cases, before he can be reunited with his family.

Detective Peter Murphy has been given a second chance when he is shot twelve times. He must return as Detective Alex Weller and solve strange and unexplainable crimes that will push him to the limits. If he successful he may be able to return to his wife and son. What he doesn’t realize is there are hidden forces working to destroy him.

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AUCTION IN THE MEN’S WASHROOM – Three men dead in the washroom, one expensive ruby necklace left on the garbage bin. Why?

CORNER STORE – A store clerk and the winning lottery ticket.

EMPIRE OF FLIES – A day in the life of an aspiring writer.

GOODWILL – A story of a Sergeant, a Captain and a little girl.

HEMLAR AND THE TELEPHONE REPAIRMAN – A dead body is found in the basement of a house. Is the home owner guilty or innocent?

MISH-MASH FICTION – A famous author and his magical black machine.

MR. HORROWITZ’S HOUSE – A boy is sent on a dangerous dare.

PROFESSOR STOLTOR’S INFAMOUS ASSIGNMENT – A journalism student is given an assignment that will change him forever.

RED SWEATER – A man makes a decision that could affect not only his marriage but his life.

SEEKING HELP – A battle of wits between a psychiatrist and his new patient.

Includes TWO additional stories:

AA – An ultra secretive meeting between six people in an airport.

YOUNG MAN WITH THE CANE – A story of an old man and a young man.

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CITY - SMALLWhat if, eight years ago, you made a mistake that still haunts you? What if later, you realize it was not a mistake, but a deliberate plan? What then would you do?

Tortured by a mistake he made and searching for a man that doesn’t exist, Detective Deak Colte struggles to find answers at a time when everything happens too fast, and nothing makes sense.

 

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TOWN - SMALLHe had seven days to burn the town down.

Seven days to kill every occupant in it.

Seven days do it without getting himself in trouble.

So begins the story of a stranger who shows up in town with a secret and a motive that could be deadly to the town’s folks.

 

 

 

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VILLAGE - SMALLDeep in the jungles of Brazil a farmer is savagely killed—his body is found half-eaten.

A group of researchers are sent to explain what may have happened. Instead, what they discover may be far more dangerous than anything they had imagined.

 

 

 

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NY-SMALL

Roman Solaire, the common man’s James Bond.

Roman Solaire travels to New York where he navigates the dangers between an upscale real estate firm, the grand opening of their hot new property the Crystal Towers, and a beautiful young intern. Things turn deadly as Solaire closes in on a rich and powerful business magnate whose involvement in international terrorism marks this Solaire’s first assignment to date.

 

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london-SMALLRoman Solaire, the common man’s James Bond.

Roman Solaire travels to London where he must find evidence against the board members of the Royal Bank of Lords, deal with a dangerous and deadly assassin who is out to kill him, and investigate how a beautiful woman is involved in all of this. Solaire puts his life in danger as he gets closer to finding out the truth and solving his second assignment to date.

 

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Montreal-SMALLRoman Solaire, the common man’s James Bond.

Roman Solaire travels to Montreal where he must locate vital data held by a traitorous computer entrepreneur, find out the identity of a mysterious painter, and romance the beautiful owner of the Paradise Gallery. Solaire must risk everything to stop the data from reaching dangerous hands and complete his third assignment to date.