The Black Spanish Flower

In book two of the Memphis M.O. Series, marauders stage an attack on Graceland to steal Elvis’s favorite jumpsuit, The Black Spanish Flower. Amos Grey’s heroics there set him on a quest to earn a spot on the Memphis Police Department’s TACT Squad. Why does Lieutenant Rick Munro stand in his way?

Grey seeks to root out the truth about his father, a cop who was killed when Amos was an infant. The trail takes unexpected turns, all the way back to the infamous assassination in 1968 at the Lorraine Motel. Can he unravel the mystery and catch up to the charismatic Elvis tribute artist, who plans to don The Black Spanish Flower to a final cataclysmic event?


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Ernest Lancaster - The Black Spanish Flower

The Jinx

Disaster strikes and innocents die as police sniper Rick Munro is plagued by a first-call jinx.

As his career takes off, Munro must overcome his rookie mistakes, and keep his team members safe.

When Munro returns to TACT as a newly promoted lieutenant, the jinx torments him still. He must contend with team members’ rival agendas around every turn. Munro finds himself in a battle he can’t escape as corruption and death unfold around him.

Who can he trust? Will Munro break the streak or will it destroy everything he believes in?

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Ernest Lancaster - The Jinx - hard boiled crime novelist

Upcoming Author Appearances:

  • June 3 & 4, 2023: Ernie will be greeting readers with the Authors Guild of Tennessee at the Lenoir City Arts and Crafts Festival

Ernest Lancaster’s three-novel series, coming soon to the unsuspecting public:

NOTE: Fiery Seas Publishing has gone out of business, so the book has been made available on Amazon. The next book in the series will be released mid-2025.

His collection of short stories, PRECINCT MEMPHIS – COP TALES, is out of print and no longer available.

Charter Member of The Smoking Guns, the Smoky Mountains chapter of Sisters In Crime.

August 25, 2019

Killer Nashville

SEMWA Panel Dangerous Minds