by Mark Richard Zubro
Chicago detective Paul Turner, who is gay, deals with many crimes involving sexual orientation alongside his partner, Buck Fenwick, who is straight.
Description: While in Chicago, right-wing televangelist Bruce Mucklewrath is attacked and his daughter killed. Sensing a potential time bomb, and with Mucklewrath creating great pressure, the police brass assign the case to Detective Paul Turner, whom they trust with sensitive matters.
Description: Young detective Paul Turner is assigned to handle the case of Professor Gideon Giles’ death, a case that uncovers corrupt Chicago politics, the competitiveness of academia, and secrets regarding hate.
Description: Two Chicago detectives: Turner, gay, and Fenwick, straight, exchange views on sexual orientation while probing the slaying of two high school athletes who dabbled in sex and devil worship.
Description: Paul Turner, a homosexual detective in Chicago and his straight partner, Buck Fenwick, investigate the murder of a judge. The judge, who hated homosexuals, was killed near a gay bar where he was seen with a male dancer.
Description: Craig Lenzati was one of the richest and most powerful men in Chicago. Lenzati was also found brutally murdered with dozens, if not hundreds, of stab wounds, in the midst of the mansion in which he lived alone. With the murder reported anonymously, the security-camera videos missing, and City Hall pressuring for a quick and quiet resolution to the murder, Detectives Paul Turner and Buck Fenwick are well aware that they are facing one of the most difficult cases of their careers.
Description: When the lead singer of Boys4U, the world’s most popular singing group, is found murdered – shot in the back of the head at close range – Chicago Police Detectives Paul Turner and his partner Buck Fenwick are given the unenviable task of investigating the murder. But even the initial appearances are deceiving and as they dig deeper into the case, they uncover more disturbing truths beneath the wholesome facade of Boys4U.
Description: Paul Turner, like any good father, is going with his two teenaged sons to a Science Fiction and Media convention in Chicago. If the prospect of that weren’t bad enough, one of the convention’s guests – one of the field’s most successful fantasy writers – is found murdered, mostly likely by the broadsword found rammed through the corpse’s chest.
Description: Murder rudely interrupts the Chicago police detective’s annual fishing trek to Canada. Turner has rented two houseboats on Lake of the Woods with his two sons; his lover, Ben; and the family of his detective partner, Buck Fenwick. Though longtime summer visitors, the Chicagoans soon become targets of antigay harassment. When they report a fight between bully Scarth Krohn’s gang and First Nation (Canadian Indian) kids, the local police chief sides with the bullies.