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My name is A.J. Lape and I'm the author of the Darcy Walker High School Series, Darcy Walker Investigations Series, Detective Rivera and Gutierrez Novellas, and 15 Saddles MC series, an action/adventure thriller found on the Kindle Vella app. I'm thrilled you dropped by my site and hope you check out all of the cool things we've included!
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"There's nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter - and bleed."
Some lies cut deep.
Book or eBook: 2022
Author: A. J. Lape
Series: Rivera & Gutierrez Action Thrillers
Genres: Genres: Women Sleuths, Detective Fiction, Police Procedural, Thriller, Crime Action Thriller, Suspense Action Thriller, Organized Crime, Organized Crime Thriller
Vice detective Ruby Rivera is one piece of evidence away from taking down notorious drug dealer, Mookie Spinks. But when her cover is blown, she reaches out to the only drug dealer who can piece it back together.
LA kingpin, Alejandro Gutierrez, needs an exterminator-one who'll take care of the rats in his buildings and the rat putting them there. When Rivera calls in a favor, he offers his expertise on one condition: she must provide information leading him to an old enemy. Trouble is, the detective knows Gutierrez serves one way--bloody.
When bullets start flying, Gutierrez is torn between saving himself and helping Rivera get her mark. Will their twisted alliance survive, or will Rivera cross a line she can't uncross?
5 Pounds of Pressure
Being the hero is her job. It also comes at a price.
Book or eBook: March 22, 2020
Author: A. J. Lape
Series: Darcy Walker Female Sleuth Thrillers
Genres: Women Sleuths, Detective Fiction, Police Procedural, Thriller, Crime Action Thriller, Suspense Action Thriller, Organized Crime, Organized Crime Thriller
Darcy Walker is settling into life walking a beat. But when she delivers a warrant off the clock, her life changes in an instant, giving her a deadly lesson she won’t soon forget. Going back to her roots for a temporary change of scenery, she can’t escape the reality that life has gone on without her—her father might have a girlfriend, her aunt has secrets, and her little sister dresses like a stripper in her prime.
Choking on a pang of guilt that she followed her dreams, one thing that hasn’t changed is the relationship between her and her mentor, Kellan Sutherland, AKA, Jaws—king of the underbelly of Cincinnati. Six years later, Darcy still doesn’t know the real man behind the proverbial mask...and she’s tired of the subterfuge.
Determined to uncover the mystery, she discovers information that leaves her gobsmacked. Sucker-punched. And doubting her skills as an investigator. When she gets involved with a case involving a missing YouTuber while dodging the antics of a mobster who's placed a bounty on her head, she and her loved ones just could pay the ultimate price.
5 Pounds of Pressure is the electrifying fifth novel in the Darcy Walker Crime Thriller series. If you like shock-a-minute twists and heroines who won't quit, then you’ll love AJ Lape's intense mystery.
Writing Is Fun, But All Consuming!
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I love love love your Darcy Walker series!!! I’ve read them all the way thru twice and can’t wait for book 6. Please tell me there’s another book coming?
Are there going to be anymore audio books? I love listening to the books when I’m at work and I’ve already listened to one and two multiple times.
I can’t wait until the next book in the Darcy Walker Series comes out. How many books do you think there are going to be in total in the series?