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A Whicher Series Novella (The Whicher Series)
J. Rodney Turner
Spieldauer: 3 Std. und 8 Min.
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Wild fire smolders in the drought-hit plains of Texas - Juanita Jones has skipped bail, missed a court appearance. Before she can turn herself in, she’s mixed up in a full-blown murder. US Marshal John Whicher has his own reasons for finding her. But where there's smoke, is there always fire? Can anything stand in the path of a wildburn? The Whicher series can be enjoyed in any order.
Sheriff Colt Harper believes he's colorblind in his enforcement of the law. But is he? When a Black man is murdered, it ignites age-old anger in the African American community over the injustices they've endured and forces Harper to confront his own personal demons. Harper's single-minded pursuit of justice for the dead man thrusts him between two volatile groups - furious Blacks who don't know if they can trust him and racist Whites who want to use the controversy to spark a bloody race war.
Former NFL All-Pro Wyatt Storme and ex-CIA assassin Chick Easton are fishing on the Lake of the Ozarks when gunmen blow by them in a boat, chasing a determined woman seeking justice for her family. Wyatt and Chick save the woman and are swept into a violent battle for control of a new casino and all the riches and power it will bring. The Kansas City mob, the Dixie Mafia, and the local syndicate have them out-numbered and out-gunned, but it's the gangsters who should be worried. There's a deadly storm coming...and his name is Wyatt.
Vietnam vet and former Dallas Cowboys player Wyatt Storme just wants to be left alone in his remote Ozarks cabin - but violence and trouble have a knack for finding him. And when it does, he doesn’t back down. This time, Chick Easton, a hard-drinking, shockingly lethal ex-CIA agent, asks his buddy Storme for back-up when he's hired by the director of a big-budget Western to protect a bad-boy movie star who is getting well-deserved death threats. There’s also an annoying catch: The director wants to shoot the star’s new Western on Storme’s land.
A young co-ed is raped by a country music legend in Branson, the “NashVegas” of Missouri. Ignored by the police, she turns to TV newswoman Sandy Collingsworth for help. Sandy’s investigation stirs up a hornet’s nest of corruption and crime, putting her in the mob’s crosshairs...something her boyfriend Wyatt Storme, a freelance troubleshooter, won’t abide. Storme rolls into Branson like a hurricane with his buddy Chick Easton, an unhinged ex-CIA operative, to settle the score with his own brand of justice.
To help a desperate friend, ex-footballer Wyatt Storme and his hard-charging buddy Chick Easton ride shotgun on an illegal gun shipment. Things go very wrong, putting Wyatt in the crosshairs of corrupt politicians, homicidal mobsters, and rogue CIA agents. The ever-widening deadly conspiracy soon endangers Wyatt’s newswoman girlfriend, forcing him to unleash a Storme front of justice that rocks the entire state of Colorado.
Axe Killian was a Knuckle Dragger, ex-military, now undercover FBI with a Harley, an attitude, and a secret. After an undercover assignment in Montana's vast Yaak wilderness, Axe and his superior, Special Agent in Charge Manny Costa stumble upon a five-year old cold case abduction. Axe is coaxed to accept the assignment with the cooperative assistance of Sheriff Jim Buchanan.
John Whicher is a US Marshal, not long out of training - barely 12 months back from serving in the Persian Gulf war. In south Texas he's working his first case when a multiple shooting on the US-Mexico border leaves five undocumented immigrants and one American dead. The county decides to limit any inquest - money's tight, deaths among undocumented immigrants are notoriously hard to crack. But Whicher, in his first case, is not about to see justice denied.
In 1901, the Virginia Bridge & Iron Company began re-building a 50-year-old Mississippi bridge. In the middle of the project, they began discovering bodies buried on the banks of the river. Legend has it, someone was so evil, he was even thrown out of the notorious Dalton Gang. Years later, he opened an inn near the river, and on foggy nights, boatmen witnessed him pacing back and forth across the bridge, waving his lantern, offering travelers a hot meal and a soft bed. Those unfortunate enough to take him up on the hospitality were often never seen again.
A darkness shrouds Montana. The Killing Zone, a gritty tale of revenge, mayhem, murder, and miracles. Released on parole after serving 12 years of a 20-year prison sentence, Videl Tanas, vicious leader of the Screaming Skulls outlaw motorcycle club, is obsessed with enacting revenge against the people who testified against him and anyone else who gets in his way. While Tanas spawns a trail of mayhem and murder across Montana, Native American Sheriff Jim Buchanan closes in on the gang.
Vietnam vet and former pro football player Wyatt Storme is bow-hunting in Missouri when he stumbles upon a hidden field of marijuana, and is attacked by a vicious dog and shot at by a sniper. He reports violent incident confidentially to the local Sheriff, who is murdered the next day. Storme believes there's a connection and starts asking questions, unraveling a deadly conspiracy of corruption, drug-trafficking and organized crime.
Sheriff Colt Harper lives by his own moral code. His relentless crusade against drug crimes in his rural Mississippi county infuriates a Memphis mobster who sends Hack, his cold-blooded assassin, to stop him. ATF Special Agent Molly McDonough, looking to save her troubled career, follows Hack's trail of corpses to Harper's turf. The fates of Harper, McDonough, and Hack collide in a bloody, brutal showdown for justice, redemption, and survival that can only be fought outside the law.
Sheriff Jim Buchanan investigates a series of killings while treading lightly around a Native American legend that seems all too real. Cedar County Sheriff Jim Buchanan, the son of a Scotsman and Native American woman, finds a corpse on reservation land. As the body count grows, spirit memories seize the hearts and minds of the community muddling Sheriff Buchanan's efforts to bring the killer to justice.
Murder for profit meets Native American justice. Torn between two different worlds, Jim Buchanan, the son of a Scotsman and Native American woman, had it all: a lucrative sports career with celebrity status. Yet, he sacrificed it all to return to his roots, to the land he knew and loved. In Cedar County, Montana, Sheriff Jim Buchanan is the law. When the FBI contacts him concerning a missing persons investigation, it threatens not only his life but also the life of the person dearest to his heart.
Time may not heal all wounds, Jesse will learn. It will, however, do its part when we at least show up for our part. Getting There is an up and down, emotion-yanking, laugh-triggering, thought-provoking tale of betrayal, mystery, suspense, action, and adventure with more twists than a secondhand bread tie.
Colorado sheriff Dade Logan has waited 20 years to reunite with his long lost sister, Daisy. But when she finally turns up, they barely recognize each other. That's because the beautiful stranger isn't Daisy, but her childhood friend, Maggie, on the run from an impending marriage. Moved by this last link to Daisy, Dade determines to bend any law that stands between him, his sister - and the intriguing Maggie. Maggie Sutton will risk anything to escape her fate, though accompanying the broad-shouldered sheriff in his pursuit of Daisy rattles her to the core.
Homeless, mistreated, and tired of making up the difference for her alcoholic mother, a 15-year-old girl from the foothills of North Carolina leaves home with no destination in mind - she just wants to get away from the crushing burden of abuse and unwanted responsibility. Thanks to the kindness of a stranger, she finds herself in Nashville, Tennessee, with a place to live and a job at a local café. She develops a sense of belonging at the café, and her coworkers and customers become her family.
The Life of John Stuart Tapscott in the Great American West, Part 1
J Rodney Turner
Spieldauer: 14 Std. und 19 Min.
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John Stuart Tapscott, after service to the Confederacy and his home state of Virginia, heads westward to find a life that doesn't resemble a mockery of everything he's ever known. After brief stops, he finds himself an adopted member of a small band of Osage that have wandered to Texas. A series of events thereafter display the necessity to him of his leaving his new family and trekking further.
White cracking heat. Ravenous animals that stalk the night. Talons that render flesh from bone.The desert is a hard and unforgiving place. When children get lost out there, they don't come back. The town of Closter's Branch knows that fact better than most.