Rochelle moves to the beach to get her life back on track after her mother dies in a car accident. Shortly after she arrives she meets tall, dark, and sexy Brandon. Night after night he shows up at her beach house and they have a great time together, but he never comes around during the day. Where does he go all day? He says that he is at work all day, but Rochelle decides to do a little digging around and unveils more than she wants to. What secret is Brandon keeping? "Brandon's Secret" is a short story.
In the first installment to the Amderesta: The 3rd/4th Republic series, the 3rd Amderestan Republic launches a war against the AAR driving them into a small pocket of the Amderestan galaxy.