Owen Allison

Created by John Billheimer

When things go bad, the Feds send in Department of Transportation "failure analyst" OWEN ALLISON, who's usually more than happy to put the bureaucratic bullshit and petty office politcs of Washington in his rearview.

Especially if the assignment takes him home to West Virginia.

And once he's cut loose and on his own, free of supervisors and second-guessers, Owen favours a more hands-on approach. Leave the clipboard-toting and list-checking to someone else.

A promising series, full of wry humour, fresh characters and engaging plots, as straight-arrow Owen confronts all manners of miscreants, the books inexplicably slid out of print, only to be resurrected more recently by Jim Huang's The Mystery Company.

UNDER OATH

  • "With his easygoing style and meticulous attention to detail, Billheimer not only entertains but raises some philosophical questions in this morally complex story of government corruption and the battle between development and preservation."

-- Publishers Weekly on Highway Robbery

NOVELS

Report respectfully submitted by Kevin Burton Smith.


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