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by Leo Atkins
His past is shady, but his present is rosy. He enjoys the simple pleasures of a well-turned phrase and finding lost souls. He's a gentle giant...until you cross him. Then he becomes a six-foot-seven human hammer. And the only thing that will save your life is the fact that he's a civilized man...Gibbs isn't sure that the kid who just walked in can read the sign on his door ...more
Paperback, 312 pages
Published March 1st 1999 by Berkley
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This is a new author for me but alas, it appears he only wrote three novels in this series. I could use about a dozen. Connor Gibbs is a huge guy with a heart and soul about as big. He's working as a private detective in a small North Carolina town. A small boy hires him to find his father. The story is solid and good but the characters are wonderful. I have ordered the other two books in the series. The author has another 3-book series which doesn't look as interesting but those, too, are out o ...more