Everybody loves Lieutenant Morales, the hero of both Dead in the Water and the sequel, A Reservation for Murder. Amazon reviewers have compared Lieutenant Morale to such diverse characters as James Bond and Joe Friday, the "Just the facts, ma'am" detective of Dragnet.
A featured reviewer in the Kirkus Reviews has said that "Readers will surely root for this good-natured gumshoe." Another reviewer has said that Morales is "a character any mystery fan would love." Onlinebookclub.org.
"Lieutenant Mario Morales, a former homicide detective, is thrown into a twisted case with untold depths after a bride vanishes aboard her honeymoon criuise. A heart-pounding read!" BookBub.com