Book 1 in the Woot TV series, (2018)
Publisher: Orson Whitney Press
When David van Pelt receives her call for help, he acts instinctively to shelter her, though he recently became engaged to another woman.
And when Paula gives him an account of murder and mayhem in a county where the manufacture of drugs is rampant and the sheriff is crooked, they both decide, in their roles as investigative journalists, to find out who has turned the peaceful backwoods region into a lawless wilderness.
David has always known Paula as sassy and strong, but upon encountering an unexpected vulnerability in her, he promises to stand by her whatever happens. Together they begin a life on the run, digging through countless layers of misdirection, all the while fighting the fierce attraction between them.
Side by side they struggle to elude a drug lord whose influence spans the globe. Following leads to Seattle, Las Vegas, LA’s Chinatown, Chicago, and Arkansas, they find that everyone seems to know more than they do. But no one understands the whole story, and soon David and Paula are in the crosshairs of a murderer.
When they finally confront the killer and discover the truth, it is far different than anything they could have imagined. And, most of all, they know it will make a great story.