Vince Torelli Mysteries Boxed set

A Vince Torelli Mystery Series by John Schembra


A former soldier who becomes a San Francisco police homicide investigator after the war, Vince Torelli is dedicated, intelligent and highly principled–all skills that serve him well given the difficult, almost impossible murder investigations he’s…

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A Vince Torelli Mystery, Book 1: Retribution 2 covers

A Vince Torelli Mystery, Book 1: Retribution by John Schembra


A former soldier who becomes a San Francisco police homicide investigator after the war, Vince Torelli is dedicated, intelligent and highly principled–all skills that serve him well given the difficult, almost impossible murder investigations he’s…

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A Vince Torelli Mystery, Book 2: Diplomatic Immunity 2 covers

A Vince Torelli Mystery, Book 2: Diplomatic Immunity by John Schembra


A former soldier who becomes a San Francisco police homicide investigator after the war, Vince Torelli is dedicated, intelligent and highly principled–all skills that serve him well given the difficult, almost impossible murder investigations he’s…

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A Vince Torelli Mystery, Book 3: Blood Debt 2 covers

A Vince Torelli Mystery, Book 3: Blood Debt by John Schembra


A former soldier who becomes a San Francisco police homicide investigator after the war, Vince Torelli is dedicated, intelligent and highly principled–all skills that serve him well given the difficult, almost impossible murder investigations he’s…

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A Vince Torelli Novel: MP - A Novel of Vietnam 2 covers

A Vince Torelli Novel: MP – A Novel of Vietnam by John Schembra


As Vincent Torelli stepped off the plane at Bien Hoa Air Base, South Vietnam, in June 1967, he was almost overwhelmed by the stench in the hot, humid air. Drafted into the armed forces five…

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John Schembra


John Schembra was born Jan. 3, 1948 and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. He retired Feb. 2001 from a small northern California police department as a Sergeant after almost 30 years’ service. Prior…

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Police Mystery Thrillers: Getting it Right by John Schembra

Police Mystery Thrillers: Getting it Right! By John Schembra


Are you writing police mysteries thrillers? Want to get it right? I do, too, though I may have an advantage, having been a police officer for 30 years. Although the home setting for my books…

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Sin Eater Ebook and Print

Sin Eater by John Schembra


The shocking murder of a professor at San Donorio State College brings the city police to investigate with Campus Police Officer Sarah Ferris acting as college liaison. Sarah’s friend, Nico Guardino, a history professor at…

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