Duncan Whitehead


The Gordonston Ladies Dog Walking Club

Little is what it seems to be in a leafy Savannah neighborhood as members of an afternoon cocktail and dog walking club mourn a neighbor’s death. Jealousies surface when friends vie for the widower running for mayor. An old woman with an infamous uncle plots to avenge a wrong. Memories haunt a once successful children’s writer. And a model has won the trip of a lifetime.
But a killer lurks and secrets unfold, as does a web of deceit. Is anyone really who he or she seems to be? A mysterious South American, a young Italian count, and a charitable nephew add suspicion and intrigue, as do an enigmatic organization linked to organized crime, a handsome firefighter, and three widows with hidden agendas. What’s a retired accountant’s secret, and why did a former showgirl really have plastic surgery?
The plot thickens, the Georgia temperature rises, and someone is destined for an early unmarked grave. The truth contorts to a climax that leaves readers breathless.

The Gordonston Ladies Dog Walking Club Part II: Unleashed

The thrilling sequel to the bestselling and award winning novel, The Gordonston Ladies Dog Walking Club.
Four months after the disappearance of Tom Hudd from a leafy Savannah neighborhood, the members of an afternoon cocktail and dog walking club ponder his whereabouts; despite one of them knowing his true fate. Recently elected mayor Elliot Miller has new agendas, and just where is Doug Partridge?
An old man’s death bed memories recall his ultimate revenge, while Savannah Detective Jeff Morgan has been assigned to two missing person’s cases and a years old murder that he believes already solved. Once again, though, a killer lurks and even more secrets unfold, as does an ever expanding web of deceit and lies. Who will die and who will live to see out the conclusion to a story of revenge, twists and murder?
As before, the plot thickens, and the residents of Gordonston, all with deep hidden agendas, resume their plotting and desire for revenge and retribution; twists and turns lead the reader once again to a conclusion, and another sucker punch ending that will leave them breathless.

The Gordonston Ladies Dog Walking Club Part III: Saint Patrick's Day

From Award Winning and Best Selling Author Duncan Whitehead, comes the final chapter in the celebrated Gordonston Ladies Dog Walking Club Trilogy.
St Patrick’s Day is fast approaching, the largest and most popular event in Savannah, but for the members of Gordonston’s dog walking club their priority is recruiting a glamorous new member and defending their beloved park from encroachers and a rival dog walking club.
Meanwhile, a hitman is headed to town with orders to kill. But just who is his target?
For the last time we return to Gordonston, where secrets are finally revealed, lies and untruths exposed, and once again, as the plot thickens, the residents of Gordonston find themselves entangled in a web of deeply hidden agendas, deception, and vengeance. Forget what you thought you knew….nothing was ever what it seemed.
Filled with twists and turns, the Gordonston Trilogy, a series of revenge, retribution and dog walking, that has gripped readers worldwide comes to a fitting end. Prepare for the ultimate sucker punch ending and a conclusion so shocking and unexpected, it will leave you breathless.

Murder In Miami: A Forest Pines Mystery

An escaped serial killer forces retired detective Jenny Pickett to leave the idyllic town of Forest Pines and return to Miami. The FBI claim they need her expertise; but is she just the bait? Meanwhile, as the killings continue, Jenny finds herself embroiled in a mystery involving the board members of a run down condo building in Fort Lauderdale.

Murder On Set: A Forest Pines Mystery

Two years after the events in Miami and a heart-wrenching funeral, newly married and pregnant Jenny Pickett once again finds herself embroiled in a murder mystery. When Hollywood comes to Forest Pines to film a movie based on the killings of infamous serial killer ‘The Slaughter Man’ the production is thrown into chaos after a cast member dies on set. Was it an accident, or was it murder? With a host of suspects and motives to choose from, a revitalized Jenny leaves no stone unturned as she digs into the bizarre case.

Murder At The Fourth: A Forest Pines Mystery

Retired Miami Detective, Jenny Pickett, is loving life in the small Montana town of Forest Pines. That is until local businessman, Donald Sands, is found murdered on the local golf course. Young and inexperienced Sheriff, Steve Calder, needs help and turns to Jenny to assist him in his investigation. Suddenly Jenny is plunged into a mystery unlike any other she has encountered and faces a multitude of suspects who all have a reason to rejoice the victim’s death. It isn’t going to be as easy as Jenny thought, as she tries to find out who killed the most unpopular man in town. A string of mistresses, a jealous husband, a shady realtor as well as a down on his luck store owner, who couldn’t repay a debt, are just some of the suspects as the plot thickens, and twists abound. Meanwhile, skeletons from Jenny’s past are rattling their unwelcome bones. The truth contorts to a climax that will leave readers breathless.

The Reluctant Jesus: An Apocalyptic Laugh Out Loud Dark Comedy

War. Disease. Poverty. Lucille Ball. It’s the end of the world and look who’s back… Winner of the Reader’s Favorite 2014 International Book Award for Comedy.
The year is 1999 and the millennium is fast approaching. Baseball fan and thirty-two-year-old confirmed bachelor and architect, Seth Miller, is content with his life, as long as the Yankees win and his mother stays away from his Greenwich Village apartment. Seth’s life, though, is turned upside down when he is informed by his overbearing and overprotective mother that he is God’s youngest son and by default the second coming of Christ.
Initially convinced that his parents are crazy, his thoughts of their commitment to a suitable care facility are superseded when he receives an unsolicited telephone call from God himself. With Armageddon fast approaching, and due to some poor editing and proofreading of the Bible, Seth must assume the role of Christ and fight God’s corner in the ‘Final Conflict’ between good and evil. Despite his initial reluctance and attempts to shirk his new responsibilities, God is insistent, and Seth is cajoled into undertaking the role of Messiah.

An Actor's Life: A Dark Comedy

From Award Winning and Best Selling Author Duncan Whitehead comes a short story with a twist…….. It’s Oscar night, and the world holds its breath to see if Sir Michael Brookes wins the Best Actor and the Best Supporting Actor award, which would take his tally of Academy Award wins to an unprecedented six. Meanwhile, his biggest fan and fellow actor, Terry Sparkes, watches the ceremony alone in his dingy London apartment, unaware that this evening will change his life forever…but have Terry’s and Sir Michael’s paths crossed before? From the Author of The Reluctant Jesus and The Gordonston Ladies Dog Walking Club Trilogy.

You Say Tomato, I Say Tomato, She Says Murder: A Short But Sweet Mystery

From Award Winning and Best Selling Author Duncan Whitehead, comes a short story with a twist…….. When two old friends, bound together by their love of growing fruits and vegetables enter the same competition, how far will they go to ensure victory? A charming story with more twists and turns than a tomato vine.

From the Author: A short story with a twist. How far would you go to win? How important is something that seems so trivial to others, but paramount to you? We all have a breaking point….but some are more fragile than others. This book is short and sweet. Set in a small English village, where everyone knows everyone, where it always seems to be bright and sunny and nothing ever seems to happen there. Well, nothing but a murder or two…. If you don’t enjoy the book then please mail me your reading device so I can smash it to bits and save you doing it yourself. If you do enjoy it, then please consider leaving a review. I read them all ( the good ones) and often print them out and frame them. If you want to write a bad review please be aware I WILL NOT frame your review. FROM THE AUTHOR This short story is a cozy mystery coupled with dark comedy. I love dark humor novels as well as cozy murder mysteries and this quick read, I believe, is a charming mystery. So, if you enjoy quick reads, dark humor, and cozy mysteries – this short story is for you. You will enjoy this quick read if you like: Kindle singles mystery, kindle singles, kindle singles fiction, Quick Reads, Funny Authors, Cozy Mysteries

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