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A family is found murdered in their sleep, and Detective Angela Poole, two months pregnant with her first child, must face demons from her own past in the pursuit of the killer.

 
My Story
Peter sexton

is an award-winning writer and a musician. He lives in Southern California with his son, Cameron.

A life-long fan of the short story form, he can usually be found at one of his favorite coffee joints writing a new story freehand, or in his office working on his next novel. 

mercy street
introducing detective angela poole

"Total cliffhanger! Angela Poole is my absolute hero!"
-- Karli, Amazon review

Mr. & Mrs. Time Gone By
coming summer 2021

In this collection of more than thirty-five short stories, covering multiple genres, you will meet some of the most interesting and infamous characters ever captured on the page. 

From the title story, "Mr. & Mrs. Time Gone By,"

meet Brooks and Dandy, a husband/wife team of bank robbers from the 1930s.

From the story "Song of Sangatte"

The time is September 1965, at a refugee camp off the Northern Coast of France. Meet Marguerite, a volunteer nurse for the Red Crescent Societies. Never in her wildest dreams would Marguerite have believed that this would be where she would find the love of her life.

And many, many more.

shelter from the storm

"Starts faster than Usian Bolt Running a world record. Shelter From the Storm sprints through the pages toward
a breathtaking finishing kick."

-- Paul Bishop, author of Lie Catchers

"Taut, twisty and jarring, Shelter From the Storm is a sure-fire grabber."
-- Gary Phillips, co-author of Culprits: The Heist
    Was Just the Beginning

"Like a good movie, I was sitting on the edge of my recliner the entire day reading your book."
-- DJ Adamson, editor Le Coeur de l'Artiste

darkness keeps chasing
 
by Peter Sexton
 

LAPD Detective Bill Laswell's worst fear begins to unfold when he receives an early-morning call informing him that his thirteen year old daughter has been abducted.

Order your copy here.

"Determined to get revenge on his daughter's kidnapper, Detective Bill Laswell won't give up the hunt - but then it seems his search is something very different in this spooky story with a surprise ending that shows just how far some people will go for the truth...."
-- James T. Bartlett, author of the Gourmet Ghosts series

"A haunting tale told with the twist of a master."
-- August Norman, author of Come and Get Me

 
 

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT

Mercy Street

Watch out Lehane and Connelly!

Sexton has written another great story.

Sexton is known for his ability to pace a story and he doesn't let his readers down with this new novel.

I had to put you down mid-read.
Peter Sexton's new book is out.

mercy street
introducing detective angela poole

"Total cliffhanger! Angela Poole is my absolute hero!"
-- Karli, Amazon review

"Awesome & engaging book! Mercy Street is a book for anyone who likes fast-paced mysteries."
-- Randall C., Amazon review

"Starts out with a bang and keeps going on a ride. I couldn't put it down. Well written, constant movement, good characters, and well-written females."
-- Marti T., Amazon review

"A fast-paced murder mystery that held my interest from the first page."
-- Judy R., Amazon review

Mr. & Mrs. Time Gone By
coming summer 2021

In this collection of more than thirty-five short stories, covering multiple genres, you will meet some of the most interesting and infamous characters ever captured on the page. 

From the title story, "Mr. & Mrs. Time Gone By,"

Meet Brooks and Dandy, a husband/wife team of bank robbers from the 1930s.

From the story "Song of Sangatte,"

The time is September 1965, at a refugee camp off the Northern Coast of France. Meet Marguerite, a volunteer nurse for the Red Crescent Societies. Never in her wildest dreams would Marguerite have believed that this would be where she would find the love of her life.

And many, many more.

shelter from the storm

"Starts faster than Usian Bolt Running a world record. Shelter From the Storm sprints through the pages toward a breathtaking finishing kick."
-- Paul Bishop, author of Lie Catchers

"Taut, twisty and jarring, Shelter From the Storm is a sure-fire grabber."
-- Gary Phillips, co-author of Culprits: The Heist
    Was Just the Beginning

"Like a good movie, I was sitting on the edge of my recliner the entire day reading your book."
-- DJ Adamson, editor Le Coeur de l'Artiste

darkness keeps chasing
 
by Peter Sexton
 

LAPD Detective Bill Laswell's worst fear begins to unfold when he receives an early-morning call informing him that his thirteen year old daughter has been abducted.

Order your copy here.

"Determined to get revenge on his daughter's kidnapper, Detective Bill Laswell won't give up the hunt - but then it seems his search is something very different in this spooky story with a surprise ending that shows just how far some people will go for the truth...."
-- James T. Bartlett, author of the Gourmet Ghosts series

"A haunting tale told with the twist of a master."
-- August Norman, author of Come and Get Me

 
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Staying home - staying safe
 
Contact the author

All questions and comments are welcomed. The author loves to hear from readers.

Book Groups:  Peter Sexton is happy to come to your Book Group Meeting, in person if your group is within 75 miles of Camarillo, CA, OR via Skype.

To contact Peter Sexton:

PO Box 1455 . Camarillo, California . 93011-1455

Copyright © 2019 by Peter Sexton. All rights reserved.

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