At the Northwest Federal University and Research Complex, where the community is cut off from the crumbling civilization outside its walls, tensions are rife. So when the deputy director is killed during a brief blackout, knifed in the back while meeting with a handful of other highly important persons inside a secure conference room, it creates a political crisis. And Security Officer Duncan Kincaid, who’s never handled a homicide before, is the one put in charge of the case…
Book of Hours
Art forger Mikky dos Santos has talent, cunning, athletic prowess, an independent income—and even love. But trust? Now that’s another thing. After a lifetime of betrayal, she’d finally thought it was just within her reach…but it might as well have never poked its nose up.
Now her best friend’s been murdered and she couldn’t stop it.
She has to make it right! But there’s no one she can trust.