Love, Death and the Toyman
Author: Robert S. Napier
Published: December 23, 2006 by Five Star
Series Name: The ToymanSeries, if I can sell the next one.
Main Character: Jack Lorentz
Former Army Ranger and journalist Jack Lorentz, now a dealer in Baby Boomer collectible toys, is coerced into helping a wealthy Northwest family discover the origin of human remains discovered on their vacation property. Complications include a bullying son, a multi-personality daughter, and the re-emergence of the woman who'd left him 15 years earlier to marry the scion of the rich family. "A shotgun blast in the pants."