Rachel sits in the hard chair nearest the door, long legs stretched out. As she listens, one hand toys with brown hair spilled over her shoulder. Violence in the air tonight. Four cold walls, vinyl floor covered with a circular braided rug. Two sofas. Two chairs. Six women.
The brunette named Hazel digs red nails into her palms. Head down, eyes closed. Short hair, dark frown for last week, her thirtieth birthday in the psych ward at St. Paul_s. Her head jerks and she glares at Alice on her right. _You ever want to kill a man with a gun?_
...Rachel has a gun.
Val Cameron's heroes and heroines fight evil - and sometimes they cross the line.Val knows the people she writes about and she understands their lives, whether they live in the wilderness or on inner city streets.
Warning: Val's stories and novels contain violence and sexually explicit scenes which may be disturbing to some readers.
My carefully smooth, rounded letters knit into words as I write. I, Suzanne Collins, leave all my worldly possessions to my son, David.
He_s a man now, but I remember him sobbing, chubby arms gripping my left leg. I remember depositing him in his crib, closing the door so he wouldn_t hear.
All my worldly possessions. Sagging sofa. Scarred table. Rocking chair. Mother_s china. Only one cup left_
Warning: Val_s stories and novels contain violence and sexually explicit scenes which may be disturbing to some readers.
Rachel has a gun
When a group therapy client at the Gastown Women_s Center threatens to shoot her abuser, therapist Rachel McKenna defuses the violence with a session at the punching bag. There was a time when the fantasy of using her own gun to kill Lionel Richards was the only thing that kept Rachel together. She still has the revolver.
Annette has a dream
To Annette Brayton, seduced into sexual phone fantasies by loneliness and desperation, Lionel Richards is her knight on a white charger. But when Lionel marries Annette and takes her to live on a remote island, her fairy tale dissolves into terror.
Destroy Lionel Richards
Rachel struggles to destroy Lionel Richards before he destroys her, and to rescue the person who is most vulnerable_Lionel's daughter Diane. But Lionel has powers Rachel never suspected. To survive, she will need all the courage she can muster, and the help of a mysterious stranger she has no reason to trust.
Warning: This novel contains violence and sexually explicit scenes which may be disturbing to some readers.
When Cindy Parkers' fourteen-year-old body shows up in a dumpster, Fran Walters of the Organized Crimes Against Children Task Force knows that this isn't just a case of a teenage runaway reaching a tragic end. There is a mark on Cindy's body, a branding Fran knows well. Fran hits the ground running to track down the origins of the cult which abducts young girls and weaves their innocence into a fabric of prostitution and pornography. Fran knows she hasn't much time; another girl will soon be abducted, as they have every year on the 7th September. Fran knows because once she wore the brand of September 7.
September 7th ...
To save this year_s September 7th girl, Fran must find and destroy the man she knows as Uno. But someone else is hunting Fran_s prey, and although Jake Harrison has his own agenda, Fran needs his dangerous skills.
Banish the darkness ...When Harrison unknowingly leads Fran back into the nightmare of September 7, her memories threaten to destroy her. Desperately she fights free and tracks Uno to the cult_s headquarters on a remote Mexican mountaintop. There she battles Uno to rescue a young girl from the dark, and in defeating him, finally banishes her own darkness.
For the airline executives finalizing a merger that would make news in the business world, the nine a.m. meeting would be a major milestone. But after marketing VP Paul Rogan walked into the plush conference room, strapped with explosives, the headlines told of death and destruction instead. The NYPSD’s Eve Dallas confirms that Rogan was cruelly coerced by two masked men holding his family hostage. His motive was saving his wife and daughter—but what was the motive of the masked men?
Despite the chaos and bad publicity, blowing up one meeting isn’t going to put the brakes on the merger. All it’s accomplished is shattering a lot of innocent lives. Now, with the help of her billionaire husband Roarke, Eve must untangle the reason for an inexplicable act of terror, look at suspects inside and outside both corporations, and determine whether the root of this crime lies in simple sabotage, or something far more complex and twisted.