The tenants of a Manhattan apartment in a heated dispute with their landlord believe he’s using a bird-of-prey to hunt down their cats and drive them out of the building. Virginia PI Frank Pavlicek, an ex-NYPD cop and an avid falconer himself, investigates the bizarre case as a favor for his friend, another ex-cop-turned-PI. But he soon discovers that there’s more at stake than cats and condos, pitting him against a sadistic street gang and a killer prowling Central Park with a great horned owl.
Previously published under the title “Kitty Hitter.”
A bird-of-prey is terrorizing the tenants of a posh NYC apartment building. Virginia PI Frank Pavlicek, an ex-NYPD cop and an avid falconer himself, investigates the bizarre case. Fourth book in the award-winning series
When a Congressman's daughter disappears, Charlottesville P.I. and falconer Frank Pavlicek follows a trail of family secrets to the most dangerous discovery of all--the truth. Second novel in the hit series.
Ex-NYPD cop-turned-P.I. Frank Pavlicek is hunting with his red-tailed hawk when he finds a teenage drug dealer's body in the woods. But what he finds in the boy's wallet is even more disturbing: his own daughter's phone number, linking her with the unspeakable crime. An Agatha, Anthony, Shamus Award finalist.
The plot is fast-paced, witty and complex
Highly recommended. I dare you to tell me I’m wrong
Straka’s storytelling is as strong as talons, and once he’s got you in his grip, he never let’s go