A mansion, an empty safe, and a murdered couple. For Major Crimes Sergeant Brad Braun, it’s the first day back in the field after taking a bullet. The second that Braun steps foot on scene, he banishes any thoughts of this being a home invasion gone wrong. Whoever entered the home appears to have done so with the intention of killing anyone in sight. But the first home is just the beginning. Within twenty-four hours, the sergeant is staring across a similar blood-soaked scene. An undesirable trend begins to emerge.
Two Steps Forward
CIA operative Titus Ray expects the unexpected. Just not this time. Just not this way. Just not on his honeymoon. An unexpected encounter in Morocco . . .
Titus and Nikki begin their new life together in a church ceremony in Norman, Oklahoma and immediately fly to Marrakesh, Morocco for their honeymoon. Then, the unexpected happens, and Titus has an encounter with Jihadi terrorist Baran Asan.
Investigative journalist Will Harper thinks his story’s about Florida’s prison problems. It seems that budget cuts have led to police departments turning to creative schemes to raise money. Grove County’s version involves arresting citizens for minor charges and then driving up their bail when a search of the citizen’s home too conveniently turns up drugs. But the usual guilty money scheme has been improved upon by a corrupt deputy, Deke Snyder, who’s skimming money from the jail. Once Will finds that out, Deputy Deke sics all his buddies on him–every deputy in the county, it seems–and it looks like even the Gulf of Mexico might not be big enough to hide in!