NOVEL. With the dynamic metropolis of Chicago as a backdrop, politics, corruption, murder and romance are woven into a tale about a variety of relationships. The primary characters of That’s the Chicago Way include a popular television news anchor, a resourceful college student, a personal assistant/lawyer for a crafty wheeler-dealer, and a junior associate of AOI Security. AOI is an international security firm that has been the part of several past stories.
SHORT STORY. Please be advised that parts of this story portray forced, non-consentual sex to emphasize the dangers of going home with someone you don't know. Although the story does have a positive ending, the road is a little bumpy getting there.
NOVEL. A young restaurant manager's personal life is in a real slump until he meets a manager from a nearby restaurant. Complications occur when someone from his past reappears after several year's absence.
NOVEL. Jeremy and his group of friends are seniors at a Chicago high school. He juggles a part-time job (to help pay expenses at home) with the academic challenges and school activities of his final school year. His life reaches a watershed moment when he is offered a very unique job at the same time questions about sexual orientation are tested and answered.
NOVEL. The dynamics of Washington, D.C. swirl around in the background as we follow the lives of four young men who work in different government-related jobs. Intrigue intertwines with personal relationships in this intimate behind-the-scenes depiction of politics in action as the nation approaches the 2006 elections.
NOVEL. In the high-powered Chicago business world, we follow the life of a young successful executive - Jerry Franklin. Although a superstar in his company, the long term relationship with his lover is falling apart. A chance meeting with a younger guy is a catalyst to new love and unexpected challenges in business for Jerry.
NOVEL. In Shifting Sands, time has advanced one and a half years. Drew Reichardt and his partner Bob Harrington have kept busy working at the luxurious Barcelona Resort and Casino while forming a family unit that includes young Cray Gamble. Spike, Lou Jr., and Mario all return in this continuing tale that takes place in a recessionary Entertainment Capital of the World. And Jack Gamble becomes a featured character as events unfold. Book 3 of the Vegas trilogy.
NOVEL. Young Cray flees from his hostile home in Utah and heads south to Las Vegas. Through meeting a few mentoring adults, he is able to survive, find a new home and start school. His adult friends are in the swirl of this gambling epi-center. Book 2 of the Vegas trilogy.
NOVEL. The main characters from the first two Splash stories return as supporting players in this tale of murder and intrigue. Private Investigator Oleg Petrov, a partner in AOI’s West Coast security operation, is asked to help prove the innocence of a young man charged with the death of a Valley porn producer. Book 3 of the Splash trilogy.