A successful businessman, Craig Beaumont, looses his family in a random murder in California. Vowing revenge, Craig creates a plan to kill as many criminals as possible by targeting the California prison system. As the body count rises, law enforcement begins a search for the killer.
Following a weak lead from Homeland Security, FBI Agent Gary Gordon begins an investigation that takes him into the violent world of State Militias. Brian Morgan, a local reporter, is also on the case. He takes a different road but ultimately ends up with the same suspects as Gordon, The Patriot Brotherhood Militia.
Meanwhile, Beaumont has discovered the limits of revenge and decides to start a new life. As he sorts out the changes in his life, he is gunned down in the crossfire between police and robber on the streets of Sacramento.
Gordon and Morgan pursue their individual searches for answers and uncover a web of deceit, drugs, weapons and violence that leads to a confrontation between the Patriot Brotherhood and the FBI. Without further evidence, the prison case is pinned on the militia and closed. Everything is wrapped up in a nice, neat bow; or is it?
Two association executives are shot in Charlotte, NC by Marcus Copley, a recently laid off association employee. Detectives Emil Coward and Andrew Jackson are assigned to the case, which changes from a simple investigation to an international manhunt. As the detectives close in on the perpetrator, he uncovers a secret connection between the association and the hidden remnants of the Nazi empire which is plotting to kill millions with a new bio-genetic weapon.
As the detectives close in, the perpetrator disappears and drops the whole frightening mess of unraveling the post-Nazi terrorist plot in Coward’s lap. Coward brings in the FBI and the Navy, who confront a tanker containing the bio-genetic weapon on the high seas. Does Copley manage to escape the whirlwind he created, or must he drink from the bottomless cup of hatred?
An ancient empire ended in the 1970s with little notice taken by the world outside the Middle East. Twenty-first century descendants of the Persian Empire are determined to revive the fallen Empire; the book opens with the placement and detonation of a nuclear bomb in Tehran, followed immediately by the release of a man-made plague simultaneously in Beijing and New Delhi. The lost empire, in all its glory, will be re-established in the vacuum of the plague and explosion.
American intelligence asset, Eric Lantz and his Saudi counterpart, Alia al Faisal from Doctors without Borders, begin a race against time and the empire’s descendants’ malicious determination to destroy half the world’s population. Eric and Alia follow the trail of evidence and destruction from the twisted wreckage of a helicopter used by the bombers in Tehran, to Babak Castle and on to Tabriz, where they uncover the motive underlying the plot of destruction. The final confrontation between the empire’s descendants and the modern world takes place in Hazdan Armenia. Will the world survive this trauma, or will the Ghost of Empire rise again?
The discovery of a body floating in the Anacostia River during a summer downpour brings Homicide Detective Parson Barrett into a complex web of murder, deceit and hidden secrets. A double murder days later seems unrelated, but soon bears directly on the case. As Barrett seeks answers, a new romance blossoms and takes center stage in his normally mundane life.
Barrett uncovers evidence ParsonsRain the first murder is connected to a child pornography ring in the mountains of Western Maryland. The pictures are horrific and he vows to save the children and shut down the vile escapade, despite the fact that it is out of his jurisdiction. The leads take him to a small western Maryland town presided over by Judge Thomas who are tied to International interests, and a US Senator. As the stakes get higher, Barrett must battle both the human traffickers and the American legal system.
Ryan Caulder’s reporting assignment for the Washington Post takes him to Rwanda where his story about government sponsored human trafficking takes a terrifying turn. He ends up in a Rwandan prison. After forty-five days of horrific physical beatings, mental and emotional abuse, he is unexpectedly released and summarily dumped into the street. After his rehab in a religious safe house, he returns to Washington. His bad luck continues in a mugging and abrupt loss of his job. Frustrated, wounded, and depressed, Ryan determines to re-gain control of his fate and his life through whatever means required.
After landing a new job with a local cable news station, Ryan realizes that the police and local reporters are used to seeing each other at crime scenes, and no one ever questions their presence. He begins a plan to re-gain control of a life that he still feels to be out of control, by robbing a bank. The robbery goes off without a hitch. Ryan continues to succeed in his new job, even nurturing a budding romance with his co-anchor. His new-found control is short-lived, and a routine story brings him face to face with the Rwandan General responsible for his imprisonment. Ryan is shocked at his own ease in fitting into the criminal element, and his double life leads him to formulate a plan to exact the ultimate revenge on the Rwandan general.
The introduction of a new weapon in the Middle East could upset the balance of power that has held for years. American Special Operations agent Eric Lantz and Mossad agent Rosalind Benjamin must track down the weapon and its creator before it can destroy more lives and property. But, finding the weapon is only the first step. As the weapon is found and neutralized, a plot to destroy the financial systems of the western economies comes to light. Now Lantz and Benjamin must work both sides of the Atlantic to prevent a financial catastrophe unprecedented in human history, and discover the identity of Black Jade.