Biography

Peter Leonard

Peter Leonard is the son of crime novelist Elmore Leonard. In 1980, Peter was the founding parter of the advertising agency Leonard Mayer & Tocco. For nearly 30 years LM&T created award-winning advertising for Volkswagen of America, Audi of America, Hiram Walker, and Pennzoil. He wrote his first novel, QUIVER, in 2007; he has since published six more novels: TRUST ME, ALL HE SAW WAS THE GIRL, VOICES OF THE DEAD and the sequel, BACK FROM THE DEAD, EYES CLOSED TIGHT and UNKNOWN REMAINS. Peter retired from advertising in 2009 and now writes fiction full time. He is the father of four children and lives in Michigan with his wife, Julie, and his dog, Sam.

Peter Leonard

Books by Peter Leonard

by Peter Leonard - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Jack McCann is a high-stakes Wall Street trader who sneaks into his office early one morning to try and clear out his things and get out of Dodge; he knows he’s in trouble, deep legal trouble. Outside his office window, he hears a booming sound, and then the worst noise imaginable. He works in the World Trade Center, and it's September 11, 2001. His wife, Diane, is visited the next day by a grief counselor, and then the mob. She learns that Jack owes them $750,000; their personal bank accounts have been emptied, and she's totally broke. Lost in grief and shock, Diane soon discovers that her husband was not the loving spouse he appeared to be.

by Peter Leonard - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

O'Clair is a former Detroit homicide investigator who now owns a motel in Pompano Beach, Florida in his retirement. One morning, he discovers a lovely young woman dead on a lounge chair. When a second girl is murdered, O'Clair knows someone is trying to send him a message. So he returns to Detroit Police Homicide to review the murder file and try to figure out what he might have missed. And when his young girlfriend, Virginia, is kidnapped by the killer, the stakes grow exponentially higher.

by Peter Leonard - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Ernst Hess, missing and presumed dead, regains consciousness to find himself stuck in a hospital bed on a strange ward in a foreign country. He must do what he needs to do to get his life back and to finish the job he has been doing for decades. Harry believes he has already stopped Hess. When he finds out that the war criminal has somehow survived, Harry must kill Hess again --- even if it means putting his life and the lives of those that matter to him on the line.

by Peter Leonard - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Rome: McCabe and Chip, two American exchange students, are about to become embroiled with a violent street gang, a beautiful Italian girl and a flawed kidnapping plan. Detroit: Sharon Vanelli's affair with Joey Palermo, a Mafia enforcer, is about to be discovered by her husband, Ray, a secret service agent. ALL HE SAW WAS THE GIRL takes place as these two narratives converge in the backstreets of Italy's oldest city.

by Peter Leonard - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Holocaust survivor Harry Levin has just learned that his daughter was killed in a car accident caused by a German diplomat who will never face charges. Enraged and aggrieved, Harry hunts the killer down. What he finds out about the diplomat and his plans will explode Harry's life and the lives of everyone around him.