Books by Tim Cockey

BACKSTABBER by Tim Cockey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 7, 2004

"Up till now, Hitch's ebullience has carried the series (Murder in the Hearse Degree, 2003, etc.). But when the energy it feeds on flags in this fifth outing, disbelief sets in."
Hitchcock Sewell, Baltimore's crime-busting mortician, undertakes to solve a homicide before the cops know it's happened. Read full book review >
MURDER IN THE HEARSE DEGREE by Tim Cockey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 12, 2003

Hitchcock Sewell, that bon vivant among undertakers, steps again, though less compellingly, into a breach created by police ineptitude, this time on behalf of a winsome, waiflike, mysteriously missing nanny: sweet Sophie Pitts, so innocent and inoffensive you'd think she'd be scoundrel-proof. Read full book review >
HEARSE OF A DIFFERENT COLOR by Tim Cockey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"Cockey's breezy, featherweight style would work far better in a novel far shorter."
Hitchcock Sewell, Baltimore's hip and handsome hearse jockey, returns for a second undertaking (The Hearse You Came in On, 2000) to find that murder has crashed the viewing. Read full book review >
THE HEARSE CASE SCENARIO by Tim Cockey
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Feb. 1, 2001

"As usual, though, there are those dry patches when Hitch's Hearse gets to seem too long a vehicle."
Baltimore's nosiest funeral director is back for his third exercise in disinterring telltale clues, disentangling steamy relationships, and dissing cops who moan about his refusal to stick to the stiffs contractually designated as his own. Read full book review >