Bonus Content (a word of caution - The character profiles may contain spoilers)
Resides in - Portland, OR Occupation - Criminal Defense Attorney
Intelligent and sculpted by the cut -throat industry in which she works, Lyndi Crisdean is just thisshy of being considered a bitch. From the vultures she works with to the ones she represents, she doesn't take crap from anyone. Serial killers included. She's worked hard to climb her ladder of sin and reach the top. But like all great things, what goes up, must come down. Will she survive the fall?
Resides in - Location Unknown Occupation - Last worked as an ER Nurse
Last seen three years ago, Sarina Crisdean is a person of interest in the murder investigation surrounding her second husband. Having developed a cautious nature out of survival necessity, Sarina is likely to flee if threatened. Wanting nothing more than to get her life on track, she'd greatly appreciate if you keep her whereabouts a secret. That is... if you've managed to find her.
Resides in - Kentucky Occupation - Road Maintenance crew member
Army veteran, Nettie Crisdean is, like her older sister, hoping no one notices her in the small town she's decided to disappear to. Laying low and taking a job on a road crew maintenance team, she's biding her time, waiting for better things to come her way. The only problem with the new life she's built for herself, is it's based entirely on a foundation of lies. How long before she gets caught?
A Crisdean Sister Stowaway
Unrelated to the sisters, this woman has woven her way into their lives all the same. Who is it, and what story does she have to tell?
Resides in - Portland, OR Occupation - Lead Investigator for the DA
Those who prey on others are the worst kind of scum to Alek. He's made it his life's goal to make sure they end up where they belong if he does his job right. And he always does. Not one for socializing, he's earned a reputation at the courthouse as a dark mystery one doesn't want to mess with. Alek likes it that way. The less people he has close to him, the better.
Resides in - Just outside of St. Paul, MN Occupation - Fugitive Recovery Agent (Bounty Hunter)
Finding people who don't want to be found is Layne's job. He never thought the skill would extend into his personal life. Faced with the task of keeping the only woman who knows the details behind his brothers death safe turns out to challenge him in ways he never anticipated. He's made a future for himself and the past he thought he escaped from might jeopardize it all.
Resides in - CLASSIFIED Occupation - CLASSIFIED
Very few individuals would accept the opportunity to disappear and live a secret life. Drew has no such qualms. As an Army Officer, he knows how to lead, how to serve, and taking those skills into the dangerous underground wars being fought in his own country wasn't a difficult decision to make. How long will he be able to hold out though, when his undercover life begins to unravel dark secrets in his past?
The Hero for the Stowaway
Who is the hero for our stowaway? Stayed tuned to find out.
Many of us are cursed (or blessed) with the inability to write without the emotional pull of music. I'm one of those people. Music is the driving force behind my creativity. Nothing is more exciting than hearing a song and having a scene suddenly form in my head, perfect, beautiful, ready to be written. Sometimes the song is completely unrelated to the scene, the music itself, from the sultry beat to the rhythm it's sang to is all I need. The lyrics fade into meaningless words as the music alone becomes the driving force. Case in point - The sexiest scene I've ever written was done purely to the song Sister Rosetta by A3 (best known for their title song from the Soprano's - Woke Up This Morning). You listen to that song and you think how is THIS sexy? It just is. It. Just. Is. The solid drums, the silky way the songs ebbs and flows.... I welcome you to close your eyes and listen. Simply listen.
Each book has a soundtrack and I'm also including playlists that I turn to for specific emotions. You will notice some lists overlap. That's because they work for multiple plots/areas in my writing life.
You will notice I do not have genre barriers. If even one of these songs is new to you and you're inspired, the list has done it's job. Happy listening!