The Book Artist

Hugo Marston, head of security for the US Embassy in Paris, puts his life in danger when he investigates the murder of a celebrated artist, all the while fending off an assassin...

The Blood Promise A Hugo Marston Novel

In post-revolution Paris, an old man signs a letter in blood, then hides it in a secret compartment in a sailor's chest. A messenger arrives to transport the chest and its hidden...

The Crypt Thief A Hugo Marston Novel

It's summer in Paris, and two tourists have been murdered in Père Lachaise cemetery in front of Jim Morrison's grave. The cemetery is locked down and put under surveillance, but...

The Paris Librarian

Hugo Marston's friend Paul Rogers dies unexpectedly in a locked room at the American Library in Paris. The police conclude that Rogers died of natural causes, but Hugo is certain...

The Reluctant Matador

A nineteen-year-old aspiring model has disappeared in Paris. Her father, Bart Denum, turns to his old friend Hugo Marston for help. Marston, the security chief at the American...

The Button Man

In this prequel to The Bookseller, former FBI profiler Hugo Marston has just become head of security at the US Embassy in London. He's asked to protect a famous movie-star couple,...

The French Widow

A young American woman is attacked at an historic Paris chateau and four paintings are stolen the same night, drawing Hugo Marston into a case where everyone seems like a suspect....

The Sorbonne Affair

Someone is spying on American author Helen Hancock. While in Paris to conduct research and teach a small class of writers, she discovers a spy camera hidden in her room at the...

The Bookseller The First Hugo Marston Novel

Max-an elderly Paris bookstall owner-is abducted at gunpoint. His friend Hugo Marston, head of security at the U.S. embassy, looks on helplessly, powerless to do anything to stop...

The Hot Seat

IT’S BEASTLY HOT IN THE WITNESS CHAIR!Law professor Oliver Kendall – British transplant to Duke University - is asked by former student Emma Russo to second chair the defense...