A Killer Prowls The Streets Of Washington, D.C.
A few short blocks from the safety of the museums and monuments on the National Mall, a ruthless murderer roams the Capital, stalking his prey. Federal prosecutor Jeff Trask joins a team of FBI agents and police detectives as they try and solve a series of brutal murders. As the body count rises, the investigation leads to a chilling confrontation with the leader of an international drug smuggling ring, and no one is safe, not even the police.
Homicides, Drug Trafficking And Corruption
Capital Kill uses a backdrop story of the dangerous Jamaican drug "posses" that were responsible for dramatic increases in the murder rates from New York to Miami in the late 1980's and early 1990's to create a vivid and accurate police procedural of federal and local teamwork from investigation to prosecution.
If you like Law and Order, NCIS and John Grisham, you will love Capital Kill!
Written by former Washington prosecutor Marc Rainer, Capital Kill is a swirling thrill ride through the labyrinth of a major federal investigation and trial, with a gripping conclusion that no one will see coming.
Horns of the Devil
The beheaded body of the Salvadoran ambassador's son is dumped on the curb in front of his father's embassy just blocks from the White House. Federal prosecutor Jeff Trask and an FBI task force are called upon to solve the murder. Their search for the killers leads to the MS-13, a hyper-violent gang from El Salvador.
˃˃˃ A String Of Brutal Killings
Trask and his team soon learn that someone else is also tracking their suspects, and with deadly efficiency. When Trask himself becomes a target, he realizes that he is caught in a cross-fire between two of the most ruthless organizations in the western hemisphere.
Author Marc Rainer brings more than three decades of investigative and prosecutorial experience to this follow-up to his hit police procedural Capital Kill. Horns of the Devil provides a view into one of the most deadly organized crime threats facing the United States today and takes the reader on a gripping ride through murder investigations complicated by Washington politics and international intrigue.
Death’s White Horses
What Began As A Routine Series Of Overdose Investigations Turned Far More Dire
Federal prosecutor Jeff Trask is back on the case, after a series of drug overdoses places investigators face to face with Los Zetas, the most dangerous of the Mexican drug cartels. What begins as an investigation of local heroin trafficking soon turns into something far more serious.
˃˃˃ Danger Hits Home
The cartel will do anything to protect its cash flow”"including a series of attacks against Trask’s team that cement Los Zetas’ status as one of the most ruthless criminal organizations of the century.
˃˃˃ Inspired By Actual Events
Drawing from Mexico’s real-life cartel wars, Death’s White Horses is Marc Rainer’s third book featuring federal prosecutor Jeff Trask. While showcasing the challenges faced by law enforcement on both sides of the border, it also highlights the deadly consequences seen on both ends of the US-Mexico drug trade.
With more than three decades of experience as a federal prosecutor, Rainer combines the excitement of a high-stakes thriller with the pinpoint accuracy and realism that has earned him a widespread audience in the field of law enforcement.
A Winter of Wolvs
Police Officers Are Being Murdered In Washington D.C.
Federal prosecutor Jeff Trask is summoned to a murder scene. A Park Police officer has been brutally murdered at the Lincoln Memorial. As Trask and a team of local and federal investigators try to find the killer, more police officers are murdered.
˃˃˃ Islamic Terrorism And A Threat That Extends Far Beyond The Capitol
While attending the funeral for one of these victims, Trask and his team find themselves in a firefight with a cell of radical Islamic terrorists. Disqualified because of his involvement at the scene at Arlington National Cemetery, Trask is reassigned to Washington D.C.'s Joint Terrorism Task Force, where he discovers that the firefight at Arlington was only part of a bigger and much more sinister bomb plot that threatens the entire eastern seaboard.
˃˃˃ Inspired By Real Events
Based on actual events occurring in the United States, A Winter of Wolves is a gripping thriller that sheds light on how Islamic Cells are recruiting within prisons, creating immediate threats from within.
Death Votes Last
A Senate Leader Who Would Kill To Win
With an evenly-divided United States Senate, the stakes are high for the nation's political power brokers. The leader of one party decides to change the numbers by arranging the elimination of one of the other party's senators.
˃˃˃ Following a Trail of Homicides And Cover-Ups
As the senator's death sends shock waves through the nation's capital, federal prosecutor Jeff Trask and a team of FBI agents and police officers must solve not only the senator's homicide, but the murder of one witness and the attempted murder of another.
˃˃˃ The Trial Of The Century
Further complicating their efforts is the fact that the trial of the killer must take place in the political swamp of Washington, D.C. As Trask and his team investigate the deaths and prepare for the trial of the century, the nation's political fate hangs in the balance.
˃˃˃ Death Votes Last is the gripping fifth standalone installment in the best-selling Jeff Trask Crime Drama series. You won’t be able to put it down!
A Deadly Drug Is Spreading Through America Like A Virus
Assistant United States Attorney Jeff Trask moves from Washington, D.C., to Kansas City, where he begins an investigation into an international drug ring smuggling the deadly combination of fentanyl and heroin from the southern border to the Eastern Seaboard.
>>>When Jeff Trask Meets His Match, He Must Decide Whether To Uphold The Law Or Bring Down The Dangerous Kingpin
In this case, Trask is fighting a rival whose criminal genius rivals Trask's own intellect, and--while Trask is bound by the legal code and his own set of morals--the mob boss on the other side of this battle is unencumbered by such restrictions. The investigation forces Trask to choose whether to operate within the legal system or to venture outside it in order to bring down the murderous kingpin. Marc Rainer again blends actual events from his career with a compelling plot line to add to a series of novels hailed by law enforcement professionals for their realism.
>>>The all-new Jeff Trask thrill ride from bestselling author, Marc Rainer, will keep you on the edge of your seat!
The Grinding Wheel
Federal prosecutor Jeff Trask is assigned to prosecute WaShaun “Gloomy” Stewart, a street gang leader who has killed five rival gang members by his eighteenth birthday. At the same time, another serial killer—known to the investigators as, “The Butcher”—has begun kidnapping local women, killing them, and leaving their body parts in and around Kansas City.
Working with the Kansas City Police Department’s Career Criminal Unit, a task force made up of both local police officers and federal agents, Trask is surprised as Stewart escapes from custody and the two investigations suddenly merge. When one of the task force’s female detectives is captured and taken by The Butcher, Trask and the CCU investigators must race against time to save her life and end The Butcher’s reign of terror.
Retired federal prosecutor Marc Rainer brings his thirty years of trial and investigative experience into another edition of the Jeff Trask Crime Drama Series, books hailed by attorneys and law enforcement personnel for their realism.
Marc Rainer is the pen name for Charles ("Chuck") Ambrose, Jr. He is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, and is a former Air Force JAG Circuit Prosecutor and former federal prosecutor in Washington, D.C., and in Kansas City, MO. In his more than thirty years of experience, he has tried hundreds of both military and federal (civilian) major cases, including prosecutions of homicide cases, federal conspiracy trials, and mafia and other organized crime prosecutions. He weaves scenes from his investigative and trial experiences into the plot lines of his novels, which have been hailed by those in the criminal justice fields for their realism.His first novel, “Capital Kill,” has been an Amazon #1 bestseller in the kindle store for crime dramas, and his fifth novel, “Death Votes Last,” won 1st place in TopShelf Magazine’s 2019 book awards for general fiction. He has co-authored a manual on how to try murder cases, which was published by the American Bar Association's Criminal Law Section. He lives in a suburb of a major northwestern city with his wife, a retired Special Agent of the Air Force's Office of Special Investigations (OSI), and their three rescue mutts. His web page may be found at www.marcrainer.com.