L. A. Starks is the author of the Lynn Dayton thrillers!

L.A. Starks - The Second Law

Winner’s Curse

“Winner’s Curse, a smart oil and gas thriller with remarkable breadth, depth, and international intrigue, proves yet again that L. A. Starks is a master storyteller”

William J. Carl, author of Assassin's Manuscript
L.A. Starks - The Second Law

The Second Law

“Unremitting suspense throughout… Spirited characters, both good and bad, populate this engaging, often surprising thriller.”

Kirkus Review
L.A. Starks - Strike Price

Strike Price

“Toss in a charming and nervy protagonist like Lynn Dayton and L. A. Starks’ STRIKE PRICE is right on the money. Well-written, well-plotted and well worth a reader’s time…”

Carlton Stowers, two-time Edgar winner
L.A. Starks - 13 Days: The Pythagoras Conspiracy

13 Days: The Pythagoras Conspiracy

5 Stars. “I found the book not only entertaining but educational. L. A. Starks made sure the reader understood all the oil refinery terminology… I enjoyed the entire story and liked the tenacity of the main character Lynn! I look forward to reading more books in the future by L. A. Starks.”

Renee, Goodreads

Note to readers: While engineer Lynn Dayton is the protagonist in all of these thrillers, you need not read them in order. Each is a stand-alone action/adventure thriller.

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Rating: 5 out of 5 stars. “Second Law kept me on pins and needles! Oh, my gosh, was it good. Every time I thought things would calm, things exploded again. This is most definitely a keeper to be read again and again.”

Rebecca, Goodreads and Amazon reviewer

“STRIKE PRICE takes the reader from Oklahoma Indian reservations to the streets of Florence, in an imaginative and well informed fusion of oil refining economics, Native American politics, and the potential for lethal mayhem in the global energy market.”

Michael Ennis, author of New York Times best seller, The Malice of Fortune

Risk Reduction

L. A. Starks’ short story, “Risk Reduction,” was selected for the Sisters in Crime North Dallas short mystery fiction anthology, RECKLESS in TEXAS, METROPLEX MYSTERIES VOLUME II. Edited by award-winning short story author Barb Goffman, the anthology features talented local authors and North Texas settings. Available Now, Here.

Get in touch with L. A. Starks

Please contact L. A. Starks at la@lastarksbooks.com.