Books by Thonie

WITHOUT DUE CAUTION is available June 27th, 2023!

All mysteries are available in print and ebook

Rough Edges Press Author Page: Thonie Hevron


By Force or Fear

The shocking end to a hostage situation brings a courageous Sheriff’s Deputy to the attention of an powerful young judge. His obsession grows as she pursues a violent killer in the Sonoma wine country. After losing almost everyone close to her, she finds out the judge’s offer of security isn’t as interesting as she thought. As she closes in on the murderer, the judge’s own trap snaps shut, nearly killing her and her partner.

By Force or Fear for $3.49 on Kindle

By Force or Fear for $14.99 in paperback


Sonoma County Sheriff’s Deputy Nick Reyes answers a call from his estranged wife in Mexico to help find her kidnapped brother. When he and his partner Meredith Ryan arrive, they are betrayed and caught by the police, they are sent home. Returning to Puerto Vallarta secretly, the detectives battle nature, Federales, crime cartels and even Nick’s own family to rescue his brother-in-law. To complicate their mission, Nick must face the end of his marriage while Meredith hasn’t yet put her own nightmares to rest.

Intent to Hold in paperback $14.99

Intent to Hold on Kindle $3.49

With Malice Aforethought


Coming May 16, 2023!

Sheriff’s Violent Crimes Detectives investigating a murder stumble into an army of white nationalist extremists in the remote Sonoma County hills. Fighting to survive against the militia and the hostile environment, they uncover a plot to release a dangerous pathogen into the local water supply and devastate the local law enforcement agencies.

With Malice Aforethought on eBook for $3.49

With Malice Aforethought paperback for $14.99

For more about this book and the author’s thoughts while writing it go to Rough Edges Press

Felony Murder Rule now available!


In this fast-paced story, sheriff’s detective Meredith Ryan surprises an intruder leaning over her baby’s crib in the middle of the night. The death of her father the next day leads her to look into his past where she discovers her father was involved in a robbery and homicide many years ago. Working through a web of deceit and mystery, she discovers the robbery and homicide are connected to the mysterious man in her nursery. With Nick, her husband, they unravel her father’s involvement in the robbery/homicide. The loot from the robbery has been long sought by competing crime rivals who are trying to use her family as bargaining chips. Meredith and Nick must find the truth in the next 24 hours before the criminals close in on her family. 

eBook on Kindle available $3.49

Paperback available on Amazon $14.99

The latest Meredith Ryan mystery is now available

on June 27, 2023!


When Deputy Sheriff Meredith Ryan’s nemesis calls in an old debt, she undertakes a mission to find a missing thirteen-year-old girl—uncovering a dark world of human trafficking along the way.

With time running out and the missing girl’s life on the line, Meredith enlists the help of a trusted colleague, Deb Lang, to help her navigate the treacherous terrain of the criminal underworld. But as they pursue the truth, they encounter numerous obstacles—including a manipulative mother intent on using her daughter’s disappearance for her own gain and a fledgling crime boss who sees Meredith as a threat.

Danger lurking at every turn, Meredith and Deb must push themselves to the limit to find the missing girl, uncover a murderer, and bring a dangerous criminal to justice.

Without Due Caution is a suspense police procedural thriller about a brave, young deputy who identifies and faces her enemies—

eBook for Kindle available for $3.49

Paperback available from Amazon for $14.99

For Sonoma County readers, check out the Facebook page, Local Authors Distributor, Jeane Slone who appears at local events weekly including some Farmers Markets. All books are for sale.