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Monday 3 June 2019

☀ An Eye for a Lie: Inspector Richter [1] - Cy Wyss

Thank you for joining us on the Virtual Book Tour for An Eye for a Lie, a Mystery by (, Nighttime Dog Press, LLC, 282 pages).

This is the first full length novel in the Inspector Richter series.

Don't miss our guest post by author Cy Wyss, "An Ear For Inspiration".

PREVIEW: Check out the book's synopsis and the Kindle Cloud Reader Preview below, as well as full details of the series.

An Eye for a Lie
is FREE on Kindle Unlimited and Kindle Owner's Lending Library.

Author Cy Wyss will be awarding a $20 Amazon gift card to two randomly drawn winners via Rafflecopter during the tour.   Please do take part: comment on our post and follow the tour where you will be able to read other excerpts (☀), interviews (ℚ), reviews (✍) and guest blog posts (✉).

|| Synopsis || Teaser: KCR Preview || The Series || Author Guest Post || About the Author || Giveaway & Tour Stops ||


Lukas Richter is a San Francisco police detective with a cybernetic eye and heightened senses. He can detect the same autonomous responses as a polygraph machine, so he has a leg up in determining guilt.

In An Eye for a Lie, his first full-length novel, Richter is accused of murder and the evidence seems incontrovertible, including a bullet that was somehow fired from his gun when he claims he was nowhere near the crime scene. In the background, San Francisco is aflame over Richter's shooting of an unarmed Asian man, an incident some are calling "the Asian Ferguson."

Can Inspector Richter convince a plucky and suspicious FBI agent of his innocence in the face of overwhelming accusations and public persecution?

Teaser: KCR Preview

You can run but you can't lie.

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The Series: Inspector Richter

|| Polygraph || The Bloodless Mask || Sinking || Inspector Richter: Three Detective Noir Short Stories ||

Click on the book cover to Look Inside the book on Amazon and read an excerpt.

Polygraph [0.1]

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"Like most bad ideas, it started with alcohol."

When a vicious serial rapist terrorizes the Bay Area, lowly beat officer Lukas Richter knows he can help. It’s said he can see through your skin and is more effective than a polygraph at detecting lies, which might seem like it would be a killer talent in law enforcement. But when a drunken boast has Richter seeing something he shouldn’t, he will be sorely tested: Does he have what it takes to make it in the SFPD --- or will his career dissolve before it even starts?

If this short story were a movie it would be rated R for hard language and intense violence.

[Published 31 October 2014, 32 pages]

The Bloodless Mask [0.2]

``They call it the bloodless mask. Once flesh and blood has been stripped away, there is only the skull, the final mask. If you don the skull, you don the spirit. You become that person.''

When a headless body floats up near a San Francisco yacht club, newly-minted Junior Inspector Lukas Richter is assigned the case. With no leads, no suspects, and a partner unwilling to work with him, will his first case end up being his last?

If this novella were a movie it would be rated M for strong language and gore.

[Published 30 January 2015, 107 pages]

Sinking [0.3]

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“The water was so cold it blasted the air from her lungs….”

Inspector Richter is a dying breed, a detective with his fingers on the pulse of the entire city in a police department rapidly decentralizing. But even Richter’s enhanced senses might not save his career when he is boldly approached by a man who insists his wife is trying to kill him.

Can Richter sort out the truth before another public catastrophe threatens innocent lives?

[Published June 2015, TBA pages]

Inspector Richter: Three Detective Noir Short Stories [0.1-0.3]

Contains all three short stories: Polygraph, The Bloodless Mask, and Sinking.

[Published 1 July 2015, 110 pages]

About the Author

Cy Wyss is a writer based in Indianapolis, Indiana. She has a Ph.D. in computer science and her day job involves wrangling and analyzing genetic data. Cy is the author of three full-length novels as well as a collection of short stories and the owner and chief editor of Nighttime Dog Press, LLC.

Before studying computer science, Cy obtained her undergraduate degree in mathematics and English literature as well as masters-level degrees in philosophy and artificial intelligence. She studied overseas for three years in the UK, although she never managed to develop a British accent.

Cy currently resides in Indianapolis with her husband, daughter, and two obstreperous but lovable felines. In addition to writing, she enjoys reading, cooking, and walking 5k races to benefit charity.

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Unknown said...

Thanks so much for the showcase. What an awesome site you have! Definitely bookmarking Books Chatter!

linsleo said...

Like the cover. Thanks for the chance.

BooksChatter said...

Thank you :-)