Literary Retro Snapshots and Quirky Whodunits offer a new voice in Northwest fiction.
Gehla S. Knight is a fifth-generation Oregonian who captures the Northwest flavor in quirky, madcap commercial fiction as well as literary novels highlighting West Coast themes.
Slap Happy invites you on a quirky, riotous ride through the Galaxy with con men, eight-legged, three-eyed cephalopod nymphos and desperate writers to a crazy, hilarious parallel UNI that just might make even a skeptic’s dreams come true.
"Morality comes in all shapes and forms. One person’s sin is another’s salvation. Culture, social mores, religion, character – all these things influence our views on what is wrong and right. My books delve into the murky, undefined areas of morality. Often, the truth is found somewhere in the middle, in the gray-zone. That is the most interesting aspect of life."
Ray Bates' background and experience as a criminal investigator working with law enforcement and the criminal justice system provide the foundation for a series of police procedurals with hard-hitting realism tempered with sexy romance and fleshed out characters.
Number Six in the Detective John Bowers Police Procedural Series. More from Central Precinct's Homicide Unit when John and his partner Minola Raye catch a rape and murder case in downtown Portland. While John is sidelined and put out of action temporarily, Minnie is left to track down the rapist before he can strike again.