Cooler Than Blood

Cooler Than Blood

by Robert Lane


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"Entertaining and enjoyable." Scene Sarasota

Jenny Spencer is missing after a violent encounter on a beach. Her aunt, Susan Blake, knows the 18-year old would never leave her cell phone behind. But Jenny had run before, and the police do not mount a serious effort to find her. Susan asks wisecracking PI Jake Travis to intervene. Susan and Jake spent only one dinner together and both felt an instant attraction. Jake walked away. He was, and is, committed to Kathleen.

As Jake and his partner, Garrett Demarcus, close the circle on finding Jenny, they discover that Kathleen's past ties to organized crime and Jenny's life are strangely entwined. They fight a two-front battle to find Jenny and to protect Kathleen.

By protecting Kathleen, will Jake become the type of man that she could never love? Does he have a choice? Robert Lane's second stand-alone Jake Travis novel delivers a tour de force of suspense, intrigue, and humor, deftly wrapped in Lane's trademark literary overtones.

"Lane delivers a confident, engaging Florida tale with a cast of intriguing characters. A solid, entertaining mystery." Kirkus Reviews

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780692223932
Publisher: Mason Alley Publishing
Publication date: 10/10/2014
Series: Jake Travis , #2
Pages: 332
Sales rank: 1,119,866
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.74(d)

About the Author

Robert Lane's first book, The Second Letter garnered a positive response from Kirkus Reviews and a five star rating from ForeWord Clarion Reviews. It additionally received enthusiastic reviews from over a dozen websites and publications including Florida Weekly and Scene Magazine of Sarasota, Florida.

Cooler Than Blood is Lane's second, standalone Jake Travis novel. The Cardinal's Sin, his third book, will be published in the spring of 2015. Learn more at

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