Books by Richard Helms

OLDER THAN GOODBYE by Richard Helms
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: Oct. 22, 2014

"Helms' third Judd Wheeler procedural (Thunder Moon, 2011, etc.) has an appealing transparency and an easy rhythm, turning the reader into a sidekick in Judd's methodical probe."
In his first official assignment as a detective, a small-town lawman is jolted way out of his comfort zone with a complex case that stretches halfway across the world. Read full book review >
THE MOJITO COAST by Richard Helms
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: July 17, 2013

"Helms' thriller (The Unresolved Seventh, 2012, etc.) is amiable and stylish but also a bit aimless."
Searching for a precocious teenager in revolution-rocked Cuba is like looking for a needle in a war zone. Read full book review >
THE UNRESOLVED SEVENTH by Richard Helms
Released: April 20, 2012

"Helms (Thunder Moon, 2011, etc.), himself a retired forensic psychologist, delivers authenticity, a refreshingly offbeat protagonist, a neatly crafted puzzle and even a quirky little love story: a lot to like."
A forensic psychologist must decide if a confessed murderer can be brought to trial. Read full book review >
THUNDER MOON by Richard Helms
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: June 15, 2011

"A highly satisfying addition to the list of small-town procedurals."
Police Chief Judd Wheeler (Six Mile Creek, 2010, etc.) finds more big trouble in little Prosperity, N.C. Read full book review >
SIX MILE CREEK by Richard Helms
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: March 17, 2010

"Tightly plotted and refreshingly fast-paced. Veteran Helms (Cordite Wine, 2005, etc.) introduces a likable protagonist in a promising new series."
An ex-Atlanta cop comes home to a small North Carolina town looking for peace and quiet. Ha! Read full book review >