Don’t Kill Me Because I’m Beautiful

Brooklyn Petitjean is young, hot, rich, and hunted in post-pandemic Los Angeles, 2023, a city that’s cracking with tension, tent cities, roving Neo-Nazis, and a nasty gang of unemployed salesgirls. In this helter-skelter landscape, Brooklyn clashes with her fading movie star mother, finds love with a celibate ex-child star, and glimpses a terrifying future through a young psychic who tells her, “Something’s chasing you and it’s not done with you yet.” 

Reader’s Favorite Book Reviews ***** 
“What an excellent read for psychological thriller fans who are also curious about what goes on behind the beautiful faces and places, the glitz, gloom, and glamour of Hollywood… Readers follow Brooklyn’s thoughts and movements with increasing tension, and when she comes face to face with the real monsters of her childhood, she can barely breathe, and neither can we!… The complex plot is thoroughly engaging and full of twists.”

IndieReader—
“Gewirtz writes with an enjoyable poison-pen tone… “…an engrossing story with a dizzying array of complicated plot lines, many of which speak to timely topics like ageism, cancel culture, and even… the Coronavirus pandemic. It’s a thrilling, engaging read that will keep readers in suspense until the last page.” 

Foreword/Clarion Reviews— 
“Fascinating descriptions of the machinations of the movie industry also come through… Ending on a note of grace, Don’t Kill Me Because I’m Beautiful is a dark thriller in which Hollywood’s beauty belies its true evil.” 

Online Book Club —
“Don’t Kill Me Because I’m Beautiful is an intriguing story with an array of complicated plots and twists in a storyline that examines human behavior.” 


“The book is a page-turner, full of terrors and compassion, with the sense that some of the events happened or came damned near close to happening.” —Amazon Customer

“Every plot twist (and there are many) had me guessing — and then surprised. Perfect, escapist entertainment…”
— Amazon Customer 

“An array of fascinating, funny, and freaky characters. I highly recommend.” — Amazon Customer


Meet H. Gewirtz

H. Gewirtz is a twice Emmy-nominated and three-time Writer’s Guild of America Award nominee for such television shows as The Simpsons, The Larry Sanders Show, Everybody Hates Chris, and many more. DON’T KILL ME BECAUSE I’M BEAUTIFUL is his debut novel and he says it’s the best and most satisfying writing he’s ever done. H. Gewirtz lives in Los Angeles with his artist wife, Karen. His son Connor, a RISD graduate created the cover art for the novel.

The Girl Who Crossed the Line

Moonlight Kisses and MugShots

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Veronica (Ronnie) Travis, Miami policewoman, now a Saddle Creek, WY Sheriff’s Deputy and the new owner of Travis B&B, thanks to her Aunt Sally, who leads her on a scavenger hunt to discover her illegal activities.

Sheriff Mitch Rogers, a permanent non-paying guest at Travis B&B is convinced the late owner of the B&B had secrets; big ones. And hopes to find out what it is from his new deputy, Ronnie, If he can only keep it professional between them.

After Rosie’s Diner becomes a crime scene with an ensuing investigation, Ronnie has to sacrifice everything she’s come to love and treasure, but is Mitch included? Or is Ronnie leading Mitch on a wild goose chase just like her Aunt Sally?

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Torn

Like any mother, Hanna would do anything to protect her small daughter, Eva.

When she discovers that her husband, Luciano, is not all he seems and their blissful life on the island of Sicily is threatened, she wastes no time in seeking refuge abroad. But just as they are settling into their new life in North Wales, Eva disappears. 

In a race against time, Hanna is forced to return to Sicily and face the dark world of organised crime in a bid to secure her daughter’s safe return. She must also confront the truth about Luciano’s business dealings and their horrific consequences.

But will Hanna succeed in getting Eva back and bring Luciano to justice?

Or are the stakes just too high?

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Intercepted

Nora is going to Mexico to help finish the construction of an orphanage. While south of the border, Nora disappears without a trace.
Airplane pilot and fellow mission volunteer, Anthony Goldburg, is inspired by Nora’s enthusiastic outlook on life. He wonders if something more than friendship could be in their future, but first she must be found.
After losing his sister from drugs, Greg Nelson is on a mission – to clear the streets of the vile substance. That’s why he’s DEA. His pain and bitterness towards those responsible for the loss of his sister drives him to do the impossible.
The hope diamond, a national jewel, has been stolen. FBI Agent Daniel Grisham feels the pressure from those above him to apprehend the thief.
Agents Nelson and Grisham join forces as Nora and Anthony’s faith is tested to the limit.

The Girl Who Ran Away

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A forsaken orphan. A forced goodbye. A treacherous plot.

She was only 12…

…when she stopped trusting.

The day she loses her parents to a fiery crash, Asha’s perfect life is shattered to pieces.

Desperate and alone, she is thrust into an extended family she never knew existed. She soon discovers her new home hides dark secrets and nothing is what it seems.

In a world where girls are a commodity, evil can wear many faces.

Every step Asha takes traps her on a path to an unthinkable future.

With double-crosses at every turn, can she trust anyone?

She’ll need all her cunning and guile to escape her brutal fate in time.

This is a gritty tale of crime and betrayal that will take you on a roller-coaster ride from the streets of Tanzania to a seaside village in India, to a ritzy North American city where you think you’re finally safe, but learn too late that you can trust no one.

“A heart-stopping adventure! I just couldn’t put this down till I finished reading it.” ~ Advanced Reader.

Did you like Lisbeth Salander from The Girl with a Dragon Tattoo? Then, you’ll love Asha from the Red Heeled Rebels.

Get it now.

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The Girl Who Ran Away is the first novel of the addictive Red Heeled Rebels psychological suspense series.

*This book was formerly titled Betrayed / Disowned.

If you enjoy gripping psychological thrillers with flawed but gutsy heroines, vigilante action in exotic locales and twists that get your pulse pounding, you’ll love these books by multiple award-winning Canadian novelist, Tikiri Herath.

Sunny’s Dream

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Sunny Kast spends her week fighting cyber-crime, and dreaming of her prince charming.

When a man walks into Celestial Investigations, and introduces himself as Trouble, she’s sure he’s not her prince, and positive that he lives up to his name.

After Max Trouble finds an important document his life gets complicated with the know-it-all P.I. hired to track down its owner.

Sunny and Max’s relationship grows. She’s optimistic that he may be her prince charming, but after her car is sabotaged, and she’s almost killed Max’s chauvinist ideas of a female investigator surface.

Will she see God’s perfect plan, or a not-so-perfect relationship?

“Sunny’s Dream,” Celestial Investigation, book one. A Christian romantic suspense based on three sisters. Their P.I. skills come in handy in the quaint town of Mercy, North Carolina, a place where romance and mystery unite.

Serenade

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Teenage heiress Kaya experiences her first taste of freedom when she’s kidnapped from her sheltered life. But as she forms an unlikely connection with her abductor, Luke, her adventure takes a strange turn. Now, as her father’s men and her devoted bodyguard scour the woods to find her, she wonders if staying in the arms of her abductor is the safer place to be. At least, that’s what her heart is saying—her head is saying run

There is nothing magical about growing up in a mountainside castle, when it’s your prison. Kaya’s ruthless and powerful father keeps her under lock and key, watched every second of the day–and Kaya’s not really sure why. She’s just a normal girl…no one special. She doesn’t understand her father’s obsession with her safety – until she is kidnapped.

Dragged through a brutal wilderness, Kaya’s captor shows her the devastating truth, and even though he has dark secrets of his own, she is inexplicably drawn to him–when the stars are in your eyes, sometimes the line between right and wrong gets blurred. Passion obliterates common sense. Love… makes you reckless.

Dangerously passionate and darkly romantic, SERENADE is a page-turning thriller and seductive love story.

The Little Spanish Girl

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Spain, the fifties. Detective Emmanuel Klauder travels north to answer the plea of an infamous local gangster for help in the disappearance of his daughter. The detective is joined by a local senior police inspector but before the two can even begin to unravel the case, a series of mysterious occurrences ensues involving several apparently ritualistic murders. What started as an investigation into a simple kidnapping quickly balloons into a struggle for the investigators’ very survival.