Books By Parker Francis

The Light Fantastic

Cover of The Light Fantastic by Parker Francis

From the sublime to the ridiculous, nine authors follow in the steps of great speculative fiction humorists such as Douglas Adams and Terry Pratchett in this collection of ten wild and weird tales.

The Light Fantastic is the sixth project of the Alvarium Experiment, a consortium of accomplished and award-winning read more…

Hurricane Island

Cover of "Hurricane Island," a Quint Mitchell Mystery by Parker Francis

“Hurricane Island will blow you away.”
– Michael Wiley, Shamus Award-winning author of Blue Avenue

A reunion with an old friend turns deadly, and Quint Mitchell is plunged into a high-stakes game of murder and kidnapping. Quint faces his most dangerous and baffling case yet, and this one is personal since read more…


Seven dark and surprising stories, including the novella, Ghostly Whispers. In this collection, you’ll find characters who whispered to me over long periods of time. Some of these stories have been published and others have not. Some are extremely short, others more in line with the typical short story length, while one runs read more…

Bring Down the Furies

Cover of 'Bring Down the Furies' by Parker Francis

When Quint follows the “Heartthrob Bandit” to the hamlet of Allendale, he finds himself in the crossfire of an ugly cultural war between an ultraconservative minister and the scientist who may have discovered proof of the oldest humans ever found in North America.

As the heat grows more intense, arson soon read more…

Matanzas Bay

Cover of 'Matanzas Bay' by Parker Francis

When PI Quint Mitchell volunteered to help with an archaeological survey in St. Augustine, he didn’t count on digging up a murder victim. In the nation’s oldest city, Mitchell discovers links to ancient sins, comes face to face with his own past, and unleashes powerful forces that will do anything read more…