The Gail Force

Jake Travis, while trying to expose a corrupt Miami art dealer, goes undercover for the FBI. The gallery’s owner, Phillip Agatha, is more enchanted with murder than he is with art. Aboard Agatha’s luxury yacht, the Gail Force, Jake is taken with Agatha’s hospitality and falls for his alluring assistant, Christina, whom harbors her own secrets. Unknowingly, Jake plays into Agatha’s hands and initiates actions that will cause an innocent girl to die.

Ad Jake struggles to save the girl, unearth a rogue FBI agent, and bring Agatha to justice, his greatest challenge is to stay loyal to his girlfriend Kathleen—and to withstand the Gail Force.


Finalist for the 2016 Foreword Reviews INDIES Book of the Year Awards
Readers’ Favorite 2016 Award Finalist for Best Mystery/General
“A powerful rush of suspense. Jake Travis is one of the best leading men to take the thriller fiction stage in recent years. Lane mixes confidence and doubt, steadiness and recklessness, and toughness and sensitivity in engaging proportions.”
Florida Weekly
“The plot crackles with energy and suspense. The writing is crisp…clever. A consistently entertaining crime thriller.”
Kirkus Reviews

“Travis distinguishes himself amongst other dynamic PI’s in the genre via his pure zest for life, which often presents with a sensual edge. Charm and humor permeate the pages of this surprising thriller. There’s little chance that anyone will turn the last page before developing a craving for the next installment.”
Foreword Clarion Reviews, Five stars

The Gail Force is a riveting saga of crime, action, and suspense. Written with a razor-edge wit and a keen sense of impending peril, The Gail Force is a page-turner to the end.”
Midwest Book Review

“… full of action, great characters, and tips on living a good life. This is one you don’t want to miss.”

“Smart, sassy, satisfying suspense. A writer that entertains and surprises. Characters are well developed and multi-layered.”

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