STARK (2016)

A killer hides behind the dazzle of blood-soaked gold as Detective Harry Stark seeks answers concealed by the glitter.

STARK CHOICE (2017)

It is the heat of summer in downtown Toronto, and Homicide Detective Harry Stark is called in to investigate the murder of a jewel courier who was formerly a soldier in the Israeli army. At the same time, a copycat murder of a young woman is being looked into by Stark’s lover, Carol. This whodunit provides a gritty, realistic picture of Toronto and its downtown and east-end denizens.

STARK SHADOWS (2017)

Young, successful men with unblemished reputations— each of them living a contented, “normal” life— are being murdered, one month apart. The killings seem to be unconnected, but are they? Are there dark secrets in the dead men’s pasts? Homicide Detective Harry Stark has to untangle the mystery of the links between these men in a case that takes him and his partner, Noel Harris, on a tortuous and deadly trip into the world of shadows.

DEATH NEVER SAYS GOODBYE

It is the heat of summer in downtown Toronto, and Homicide Detective Harry Stark is called in to investigate the murder of a jewel courier who was formerly a soldier in the Israeli army. At the same time, a copycat murder of a young woman is being looked into by Stark’s lover, Carol. This whodunit provides a gritty, realistic picture of Toronto and its downtown and east-end denizens.

JOHN WORSLEY SIMPSON | SELECTED POETRY