The Missing And The Dead

The Missing And The Dead by Jack Lynch

Nominated for the Edgar Award

The second thriller in the Bragg series

Private eye Peter Bragg’s relentless search for a missing insurance investigator unearths shocking secrets involving embezzled money, the disappearance of a cop, art stolen from a San Francisco gallery, and a serial killer obsessed with the expressions on his victim’s faces when they realize they are going to die. Bragg connects the dots, creating a chilling portrait of impending death…and it could be his own.


Books by Jack Lynch

Bragg V1

Bragg V1

The first three, powerhouse novels in Jack Lynch’s Edgar Award-nominated and two-time Shamus Award-nominated Bragg series of PI thrillers...now together for the first time ever in one volume.

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Pieces Of Death

Pieces Of Death

In the Shamus Award-nominated third thriller in Jack Lynch’s series, San Francisco PI Peter Bragg returns to track down a fortune’s worth of gem-encrusted chess pieces smuggled out of China…unless a ruthless killer finds him first.

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Wake Up and Die

Wake Up and Die

Follow private eye Peter Bragg across the Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito for a shocking blackmail case that’s about to turn bloody and brutal in Jack Lynch’s fourth explosive novel in the Edgar award-nominated Bragg series.

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Speak For The Dead

Speak For The Dead

The Shamus Award-nominated fifth novel in Jack Lynch’s Bragg series pits the tough PI against cops, neo-Nazis and powerful enemies in a powder-keg case that may just explode into a full-scale massacre.

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Reviews For The Missing And The Dead

The Missing And The Dead 5.0

This is a first-rate series. The novels are well plotted. Bragg is a restrained and believable hero. The action scenes are excellent

101 Knights: A Survey of American Detective Fiction

The Missing And The Dead 5.0

Bragg is authentic, gripping, gritty

San Francisco Examiner

The Missing And The Dead 5.0

Bragg is a San Francisco private investigator who combines angst and wit in the perfect proportion... a scarred-but-tender, manly-but-sensitive paladin of the dispossessed.

Pornokitsch