Every 20 years, the Shadow Pack arrives in the small desert community of Bleed City, Nevada. To honor the pact made 150 years ago with the werewolves, the town offers up their eldest daughters for the Choosing - a ceremony where the shifters pick their virgin brides.
A tragic accident ends Laura Nelson's career as a surgeon. After accepting a position as Vice President of Research at a large pharmaceutical company, Laura works to finalize the imminent approval of the company's groundbreaking new drug. But Jake Harter, a malicious Food and Drug Administration employee, cannot let that happen. He is obsessed with Adawia Abdul, the beautiful Iraqi scientist who discovered the drug. As soon as the drug is approved, Adawia will collect a substantial bonus and reluctantly return home.
"Oh, what a tangled web we weave..."
Divided into three books, Security Through Absurdity is the story of corporate shenanigans, an uneasy home life, and a quixotic presidential campaign. These situations propel Jocelyn through a believably bizarre journey and into dangerous psychological territory. In a matrix of life-threatening situations, she is forced to question the very fabric of her Gen-X American upbringing. Bubbles Will Pop is the second book in Jocelyn's journey.
Local landowner James Francis goes up against a corrupt sheriff, his hometown, and the Confederate army to save his son. In this new country & western novel from author Michael Haden, hell hath no fury like a father scorned.
The Big Show chronicles Jocelyn McLaren's involvement with a presidential election. As her history of working for a US defense conglomerate collides with global finance and murder, her future becomes increasingly unstable. Will she survive?
Jocelyn McLaren is a beautiful, hardworking, yet naive visual artist who, through a twist of fate, ends up working for a major US defense contractor during the lead up to the Iraq war. She unknowingly witnesses and unwittingly participates in crimes that haunt her and are ultimately interlinked with the most nefarious psychopaths on the planet.
When researcher Grace Talbot and her team discover a possible solution for weight loss, they become targets of a group dedicated to controlling the multi-billion dollar a year diet-product industry. Her unsanctioned testing methods bring tragedy to the family ranch and the attention of the local sheriff's deputy. With her colleagues either dead, missing, or on the run, she soon realizes she must trust the deputy with her life, but can she trust him with her heart?
An intricate tale of love and renewal.... Psychologist Lenora Lawrence lingers in a coma after being shot by a sniper as a web of intrigue unravels around her. Her redemptive work with society's ex-convicts and her personal counseling with vulnerable women has created many enemies in the resort town of Lake Geneva, WI. Lenora's colleague and good friend, Jennifer Trevor, intends to see that Lenora's sniper is brought to justice, even if it means making deadly enemies herself.
Ellen Martin has a soaring corporate legal career in Chicago's powerhouse firm Cowley & Tate. She is handpicked, under questionable circumstances, to perform a pro bono case in the sweltering Colombian town of Barrancabermeja. But Barranca is a place where she is not welcome and events soon conspire against her, pushing her into a downward spiral of trouble and desperation.
"A little bit of everything!"
In the years after the American Civil War, the West is wild, and the East is run by the robber barons battling each other for power and money. The range is untamed and blood-soaked, and the cities are dazzling tributes to culture and questionable scientific development. Outlaws roam free on the frontiers, and crooked lawmen and Pinkertons compete with lawless bounty hunters for the prices on their heads. Tess Mercury and her posse are the best damn bounty hunters in the West.
"the accent gave it just right Southern atmosphere"
When Sal Williams is found dead on the trail, a local Sheriff has to find out who murdered him, and track down his killer. Will one local Sheriff be enough to take down one of the most notorious murderers in the West?
When Rhetta McCarter's '79 Camaro is destroyed in a fire, her best friend and mechanic Victoria (Ricky) Lane, finds a replacement, a vintage Camaro in perfect condition, except for one major flaw: a body buried beneath it. Later, Ricky is arrested when a second victim is found murdered in the same barn. Rhetta is convinced not only that Ricky is innocent, but that the two murders are connected.
"Muscle cars and murder!"
While driving home from work, banker Rhetta McCarter's quiet evening is shattered when she witnesses a fatal hit-and-run accident. Her world is soon turned upside-down when she learns the dead man, a total stranger has no identification, except her business card. Then Rhetta's long estranged and presumed dead father leaves her a voice mail telling her that he can prove the victim was murdered. He also tells her he and the victim served together in Vietnam.
"Oh no! What next?"
After years of an on and off again relationship, New Age shop clerk Peyton Reynolds thinks she's finally got Rob Morris out of her system. That is, until he dies and starts following her around like an undead puppy. Peyton figures that if she can help Rob solve his murder, maybe he can move on. But it isn't as easy as it sounds. Poking her nose into his death lands Peyton in the middle of some very nasty business.
"Decent Book, Great Mystery, Bad Audio"
Righteous Rewards Retreat has its own unique aura - one of death. After the second mysterious death at the retreat, Rhetta McCarter re-examines her decision to help the neighboring landowner - a Native American tribe that her foundation selected as its first project - build a museum. Avery Fielding, the enigmatic leader of the retreat is determined to own the tribe's land and warns Rhetta away.