R.H. Johnson books available from Hampton, Westbrook Publishing
Author Russ Johnson has written thirteen novels, including eight in the NYPD Detective Pete Nazareth crime series. The books are works of fiction, but they have a ring of authenticity derived in part from his military, private-sector, and consulting experiences.
In early 2019 he introduced a new character, Travis Delta, in the geopolitical thrillers Hollow-Point Diplomacy and The Jericho Option. The third book in the series, The China Mandate, was published in March, 2020.
When not writing crime fiction, he writes humorous satire under the pen name Alastair Flythe.
Russ lives in Kennebunk, Maine, and Princeton Junction, NJ.
The Bermuda Terror
Hell invades paradise in this taut thriller featuring NYPD homicide detectives Pete Nazareth and Tara Gimble.
The Charleston Assassin
Charleston's customary charm falls victim to a rash of ugly murders, and Detectives Pete Nazareth and Tara Gimble find themselves in
The Kirov Wolf
An assassin is killing Russian dissidents in New York City. Spies, terrorists, and traitors are on the loose.
Eyes in the Cave
The world's most dangerous man has escaped. Beauty meets terror in idyllic Acadia National Park.
Sailing the Gates of Hell
Heaven turns to hell when a young woman is kidnapped from a cruise ship off the Alaskan coast. No one comes back from where she's going.
The police call it murder. He calls it God's will. Two NYPD detectives track a serial killer who is just getting warmed up.
Hunting in the Zoo
The top Republican presidential candidate is in a serial killer's crosshairs, and the two detectives have their hands full in the most complex case of their careers.
Two English noblemen cross paths with a bumbling high school teacher from Iowa, and Britain will never be the same. Noblest Love is a humorous satire in the rich tradition of Evelyn Waugh, Joseph Heller, and
King of the Vultures
An extraordinary young man from Cameroon is about to change basketball and tiny Hickston College forever. Winston Churchill Mbongo is the real deal.
Iran and Russia conspire to annihilate Israel. Black-ops agent Travis Delta is the only thing that could get in
The Jericho Option
Black-ops agent Travis Delta is hunting domestic terrorists in this stunning follow-up to HOLLOW-
A Measure of Revenge
A madman is murdering New York City’s immigrants, and NYPD Detectives Pete Nazareth and Tara Gimble join a deadly game of kill or be killed.