Former Texas Ranger Arlo Baines didn't come to the tiny West Texas town of Piedra Springs to cause trouble. After his wife and children were murdered, Arlo just wants to be left alone. Moving from place to place seems to be the only thing that eases the pain of his family's violent end. But a chance encounter outside a bar forces him to rescue a terrified woman and her children from mysterious attackers.
A former federal law enforcement contractor with a somewhat spotty record, Jon Cantrell has seen - and done - just about everything. Now he's a sheriff, keeping the peace in small-town Texas. He thought that he'd finally settled into a quiet, less-complicated life - until his deputy gets himself murdered. Soon Cantrell's search for the killer points to an online-dating site designed for extramarital affairs and to a woman who may have been the unfortunate deputy's last date.
Private military contractors. They’re not just for foreign wars anymore. Jon Cantrell, a disgraced ex-cop, works for one such company. He’s a DEA agent paid on a commission basis, patrolling one of the busiest drug-hubs in the country: Dallas, Texas.When Cantrell confiscates the wrong shipment of drugs, he finds himself in possession of a star witness in a cartel trial that could destroy the largest criminal organization in the hemisphere.To turn a profit, all he has to do is deliver the witness to the US Attorney in a tiny town called Marfa on the other side of the state.
"Luke Daniels talent was wasted on this book"
For once, things are going well for former DEA contractor Jon Cantrell. He's got a real job as a fix-it man for a law firm that specializes in handling government contracts. But when his ex-girlfriend Piper asks him to meet with a high-ranking police official and Cantrell is forced to take an off-the-books assignment to find a missing boy, everything starts to unravel.
"a great read, enjoyable, great characters"
In Dallas, Texas, former PI Oswald wants to leave his old life of navigating the underworld behind. But he can't say no when Dr. Anita Nazari calls. She needs help protecting her daughter from a sadistic monster known only as the Professor.