John R. Corrigan
the Peyton Cote Border Patrol series and Jack Austin PGA Tour mysteries
Other Novels and Short Stories
This One Day (writing as K.A. Delaney)
“In This One Day, former police officer Max Tyger has recently been diagnosed with esophageal cancer, a rare form. Max has lost forty pounds and, due to his own failings, the love of his life, all within the past six months.
This is when police officer Helen Baxter enters his office and offers a case she won't touch: Tommy Lewis, a junior at the prestigious Blaise School, is said to be missing by his art teacher. However, the teen's parents and school officials deny the claim. Redemption can come in many forms. And Max, who is facing his own mortality, sees a chance at it in the search for Tommy Lewis.
Cut Shot and Snap Hook (Jack Austins #1 & #2)
CUT SHOT: ...riveting, characters you care about, well conceived, gracefully presented. - Robert B. Parker.
Jack Austin is engaged, making a living, still believes in the PGA Tour’s integrity. Then Hutch Gainer reveals a gambling ring. Jack’s fiancée, a CBS commentator, investigates. In this golf mystery, Jack enters the underworld to prevent scandal but finds murder and a contract on his life.
SNAP HOOK: “Witty and intriguing. Will delight.” - Tess Gerritsen. The Russian Mafia, long involved in North American pro sports, eyes the PGA Tour. In this golf mystery, Jack Austin, with a balky putter and a rookie caddie, could lose his eligibility. When an infant is kidnapped, Jack goes after his friend's baby, comes face to face with a renegade Russian mobster, before his final showdown with star Phil Mickelson.
364 Days (short story)
Each year, incarcerated men and women get one day to spend with their children. Stories of these annual meetings have been well documented. In "364 Days" author John R. Corrigan explores a father-son relationship tethered to this much-anticipated yearly event, and he leaves readers wondering, What if one day isn't enough? Publishers Weekly claims Corrigan's work "will remind many of Robert B. Parker at his best." Read "364 Days" to learn why.
Shooter (short story)
John R. Corrigan writes "characters you care about, well conceived and gracefully presented," according to the late Robert B. Parker. And in "Shooter," which originally appeared in the Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, readers learn why. Was it loyalty or murder? This, and other questions, face readers upon concluding this high-octane tale.