The book that started it all. Originally published in May 2002 by Pinnacle Books/Kensington Publications Corp. Re-released in 2008 by Maelstrom Books.
When Lawson's oldest enemy Cosgrove shows up back in Boston, Lawson scrambles to take him out before he can leave a trail of bodies and expose the secret existence of the vampire race. Together with his former mentor Zero and the beautifully lethal ex-KGB human assassin Talya, Lawson tracks Cosgrove only to discover that the real intent behind his enemy's resurgence isn't what he thought. It's something much, much worse.
The second book in the series. Originally published in October 2002 by Pinnacle Books/Kensington Publications Corp. Re-released in 2008 by Maelstrom Books.
A case of mistaken identity lands Lawson in the role of foster father for a young boy with the devastating ability to conjure the spirits of dead vampires. Stalked by the nefarious Arvella and an ex-Fixer named Petrov, Lawson's got his hands full. And when the boy is kidnapped and dragged to the Himalayas, it's up to Lawson and an alcoholic Elder named Wirek to sort things out the only way they know how - full force.
Book three was originally published in March 2003 by Pinnacle Books/Kensington Publications Corp. Re-released in 2008 by Maelstrom Books.
They call her Shiva, after the Hindu god of destruction. The half-vampire, half-lycanthrope assassin who can make herself look like anyone she chooses comes to Boston after a Fixer killing spree, intent on taking out the head of the vampire governing body, the Council. Now Lawson's got to find her before she can complete her deadly mission. But he soon uncovers the real reason Shiva's back is to locate an ancient supernatural relic, one that will give her even more power than she already has.
Book four was originally published in October 2003 by Pinnacle Books/Kensington Publications Corp. Re-released in 2008 by Maelstrom Books.
Lawson doesn't have much in the way of family, so when his uncle issues a plea for help in locating his missing daughter, Lawson obliges. Tracking the elusive girl in the streets of New York City, he soon runs into the Syndicate, the vampire organized crime family intent on unleashing a new designer drug on the vampire populace. Amidst traitors and rogues, Lawson has to battle to save his cousin and stop the new drug before it can hook everyone on its lethal taste.
Published in January 2011 by St. Martin's Griffin.
In The Kensei, a battle-weary Lawson heads to Japan for a little rest and some advanced ninja training. But he no sooner steps off the plane than lands in the midst of a Yakuza turf war orchestrated by a shadowy figure known as the Kensei. With the help of Talya, a former KGB-assassin, Lawson must put a stop to the Kensei’s organ trafficking networks, prevent the creation of an army of vampire-human hybrids, and save his own skin in the process.
Journey back in time for an early Lawson mission that teams him with his former mentor Zero. On the island nation of Madagascar in the late 1970s to terminate a skeleton in the Council's closet, the duo soon run into trouble when Zero is cursed by a mysterious witch, leaving Lawson alone to unravel the threads of a conspiracy dating back to World War II.
A vampire who has flown under the radar for years, known only through a few grainy surveillance photos. He's been guiding Taliban fighters back-and-forth over the Pak/Afghan border in exchange for young children he bleeds dry. The Council has had enough and dispatches Lawson to make sure the Shepherd loses his flock once and for all. But Lawson's never been to this area of the world before, and he soon realizes he'll have to rely on some new folks if he is to have any chance at all of succeeding in his mission.
This novella runs approximately 27,000 words.
On his way to Japan for some much-need R and R, Lawson gets sidetracked to Manila, Philippines for a quick and dirty operation: stopping a courier looking to sell a flash memory drive full of Fixer operative names on the black market. A special 25,000 word novella taking place between book 4 (The Syndicate) and book 5 (The Kensei)
Take a trip back in time to Vienna, 1987. Lawson is dispatched to recover an ancient artifact stolen from the Council headquarters in Boston, only to find much more than he bargained for - especially when he meets the alluring Liesel. From the Grand Hotel Wien to the forested banks of the Danube, the action and suspense are non-stop in this fast-paced novella of 14,000 words.
In ENEMY MINE, a short story that takes place immediately after THE KENSEI (A Lawson Vampire Novel), Lawson is sent to the northeast city of Sendai, Japan to track down an elusive assassin called The Silencer. But even as he tracks her, Mother Nature unleashes a hellish series of events that throws Lawson together with his foe. Will they survive together or perish separately?
SPECIAL NOTE: ALL proceeds from the sale of this short story are going to relief efforts to help the people of Japan. Thanks for buying a copy and helping out during this time of crisis! - Jon
art-spy, and part-commando -- James Bond with fangs. Lawson mixes shrewd cunning with unmatched lethality to get his job done. He tries his best to dismantle conspiracies, dispatch bad guys, and live long enough to get home.
In Interlude, a quick story, Lawson just wants a bite to eat and finds himself staring down the barrel of a gun and a very determined enemy...
This time, Lawson has been given an easy assignment, a “dead drop.” That is until an old enemy returns…
A free bonus story with a sneak peak into THE KENSEI:
The Kensei, a battle-weary Lawson heads to Japan for a little rest and some advanced ninja training. But he no sooner steps off the plane than lands in the midst of a Yakuza turf war orchestrated by a shadowy figure known as the Kensei. With the help of Talya, a former KGB-assassin, Lawson must put a stop to the Kensei’s organ trafficking networks, prevent the creation of an army of vampire-human hybrids, and save his own skin in the process.