His latest novel is The Mormon Cartel, second in the Sergeant Tom Gay, Hollywood
Detective Series. The Third book in that series is in the works. He also is the Author of Ned's Story which will be available
soon. After he left the Navy, Ned is a Los Angeles Police Officer and rises to the rank of Sergeant. He works as Patrol Officer,
Hollywood Vice Officer, Narcotics Detective, Hollywood Detective, and Supervisor.
At the height of the Watts Riots of 1965, Ned and his partner vow to become lawyers.
Both make it. Ned graduates from Law School Cum Laude and is admitted to the California Bar for which he credits wife Dee
working for LAPD in North Hollywood, to supplement his GI Bill. He leaves LAPD and is lawyer and Administrator to the Los
Angeles Deputy Sheriff's Association. Ned takes a four-year hiatus from law practice to be VP Operations
of a motor home manufacturer. He sells out of that business and practices law in Santa Maria, California for fifteen years
during which he regularly serves as Superior Court Judge pro tempore.
He retires from law after losing his hearing and now enjoys writing and retirement
in Three Rivers. Sergeant Edward (Ned) L. Pinhey is the author of Ned's Story, The Mormon Cartel
and Hollywood Dicks.
According to the book description of The Mormon Cartel,
“Sex, Drugs, Polygamy and a War with Mexico combine in this second novel in the Tom Gay Series. In The Mormon Cartel
the LAPD Hollywood Detective turned lawyer and his policewoman sidekick take on the Mexican cartels, and launch a Military
Invasion of Old Mexico. The Mormon Church is in the thick of things, too. Just how thick may surprise you. This
is Pinhey’s second novel featuring Lawyer Tom Gay and Policewoman Traci Timmons; the third book is in the works.”