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Wes Darling Book 1

When Wes Darling's mother decides it's time for him to take over the family detective agency, he quits his job, heads to Key West, and moves onto a sailboat. Now life's cocktails, beautiful women, and endless sunshine. No more stress, no more worries. Right? Yup! That is until the dead bodies start piling up. Then it's mayhem in Key West.



A Historical Thriller

Mike Jastrzebski's stunning historical debut takes readers back into the hard-boiled world of Chandler and Hammett -- and brings Ernest Hemingway back to life in a book as big as the man himself. The Storm Killer, a top grade thriller with a heavy dose of noir, hurtles you from New York to Key West at a pace that will leave you breathless.--Christine Kling, author of The Shipwreck Adventure Series.


Wes Darling Book 2

A sexy relative who wants to teach Wes Darling the meaning of kissin’ cousins, a priceless centuries old manuscript, a three hundred pound redneck, and an ex-spy who thinks murder is a justifiable means of support are just a few of the things awaiting Wes when he sails into Mobile's Dog River in search of answers about the father he never knew.


A Psychological Thriller

Dead bodies, twisted love, and a series of tormented women who had every reason to listen when he said "trust me" will keep you turning the pages of this psychological thriller. This book will make you question not only who to trust, but everything you thought you knew about Minnesota nice.


Wes Darling Book 3

Wes is looking for a little fun when he joins hundreds of other boaters at the Stranded Naked Beach Party in the Bahamas. When Wes finds a 250 year old gold coin it sends him spiraling through a gauntlet of dangerous women, dead bodies, and buried treasure, and leaves him fighting the elements for survival on a deserted island.


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The World's Worst Detective Book 1

Meet Wes Darling's cousin, Artie Kowalski, The World's Worst Detective. How bad is he? He's so bad that his wife had to come back from the grave to convince him she had been murdered, not killed in an accident as he was led to believe. If that isn't enough, Police Detective Tori Haroldson is keeping a secret from Artie that's about to rock his entire belief system.


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About Mike Jastrzebski

     In 2003 my wife, Mary, and I moved aboard our 36-foot sailboat, Rough Draft. We brought the boat down the inland river system from Minnesota to Mobile, Alabama where we lived for two years docked at a small marina, the setting for Dog River Blues.
     After rescuing and repairing our boat from Hurricane Katrina, we then sailed to Florida where we spent three months living at a mooring in Key West. From there we cruised up the east coast to Ft. Lauderdale where we lived on the boat and I wrote for six years.
     We hoisted the sails once again in the spring of 2012, traversed the Gulf Stream, and explored the Abaco Islands until hurricane season sent us back to Florida. We spent hurricane season in Cape Canaveral, and then in January of 2013 we sailed back to the Bahamas where we lived at anchor for three months basking in the sun, fighting the elements, and writing.
     On this most recent trip I completed the first draft of Stranded Naked Blues, the third book in my Wes Darling Mystery series, which is set in the Bahamas and is now available. My other books include Key Lime Blues and Dog River Blues, my two Wes Darling Mysteries, and my historical thriller, The Storm Killer. My psychological thriller, Mind Demons, was written before we moved aboard Rough Draft.



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