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Matt Coyle

Biography

Matt Coyle

Bestselling author Matt Coyle is the winner of the Anthony Award, the Benjamin Franklin Silver Medal, the San Diego Book Award, and is a Shamus, Macavity and Lefty award finalist as well. He has a degree in English from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and has worked in the restaurant, golf and sports collectible businesses. BLOOD TRUTH is the fourth in his Rick Cahill crime series. Matt lives in San Diego with his yellow Lab, Angus.

Matt Coyle

Books by Matt Coyle

by Matt Coyle - Fiction, Hard-boiled Mystery, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller

Rick Cahill has long feared the truth about his own blood --- the blood of his father coursing through his veins. When a long-hidden safe unlocks clues about why his father was kicked off the police force 27 years ago and then spiraled into an early drunken death, Rick determines to find the truth even if it proves the one thing he's always feared. But as he grapples with his father's past, the woman he still loves pleads with him to find out if her husband is having an affair --- or is involved in something much more sinister. Could the truth send her back into Rick’s arms? Would he have a last shot at happiness? He may never get the chance to find out, as killers who will do anything to protect their secrets lurk in the shadows.

by Matt Coyle - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

La Jolla Chief of Police Tony Moretti is convinced that Private Investigator Rick Cahill killed a missing person. With Moretti on his tail and the bank about to foreclose on his house, Rick takes a paying case that will stave off the bank, but pits him against Moretti and the La Jolla Police Department. Brianne Colton, a beautiful country singer, believes that her estranged husband’s suicide was really murder. Each new piece of evidence convinces Rick that she’s right. He breaks his number one rule and falls for Brianne, even as he begins to question her motives. As Moretti cinches the vise tighter, evil forces emerge from the shadows who will do anything to stop Rick from uncovering the truth.

by Matt Coyle - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Nightmares of the man he killed two years ago still chase Rick Cahill through his sleep, and the memory of his murdered wife haunts him during waking hours. When an old nemesis asks for his help to free a man from prison, a man he thinks is wrongly convicted of murder, Rick grabs at the chance to turn his life around. With the police on one side of the law and a vicious biker gang on the other, all trying to stop him from freeing this individual, Rick risks his life to uncover the truth that only the real killer knows --- what happened one bloody night eight years earlier.

by Matt Coyle - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Rick Cahill was never convicted of his wife's murder, but he was never exonerated either. When he meets Melody Malana, a beautiful yet secretive TV reporter, he sees a chance to love again. When she is arrested for murder and asks Rick for help, the former cop says no, but the rest of him says yes and he grasps at a chance for redemption. However, Rick's attempt to help turns terribly wrong, and he becomes a suspect in the murder and the target of a police manhunt.