Jack Billings is a retired jurist and attorney. He began writing for publication in 2016 as he authored four journal and magazine articles. These stories were derived from his international and United States river adventures and a flotilla cruise through the Inside Passage of British Colombia. In late 2019, he turned his attention to fiction and dialogue.
His debutcollection of short stories, Some of This is Real, was published by Amazon KDP in 2020. The last story, The Interrogation, introduced detectives Betty Kovaks and Jeff Wheeler.
Bargains, his first novel, brings Kovaks and Wheeler together again in this complexity of murder, arson, and betrayal.
Veteran detectives Betty Kovaks and Jeff Wheeler take an early morning call to investigate an arson and murder. With Kovaks’ intuition and Wheeler’s methodical style, their partnership combines astute crime scene assessment and scientific evidence to build a shrewd investigation.Vetted by three ...