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.
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.
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.
Lyle is living with Rochelle while he gets his life together, and he’s thrilled to hear about his sister’s new job offer. But within hours, triumph is followed by tragedy. Returning from a celebratory dinner with her boyfriend, she finds Lyle dead with a syringe in his lap, and Eve’s investigation confirms that this wasn’t just another OD. After all his work to get clean, Lyle’s been pumped full of poison—and a neighbor with a peephole reports seeing a scruffy, pink-haired girl fleeing the scene.
Now Eve and Roarke must venture into the gang territory where Lyle used to run, and the ugly underground world of tattoo parlors and strip joints where everyone has taken a wrong turn somewhere. They both believe in giving people a second chance. Maybe even a third or fourth. But as far as they’re concerned, whoever gave the order on Lyle Pickering’s murder has run out of chances...
ÿHe chose the city of La Paz because the name meant peace, and when a stranger named Brent Markesson offered to take him sailing on a boat named Far Reacher, Dale believed he'd found the peach he was looking for.
Everything about Brent Markesson fascinated Dale - his boat, his lifestyle, and his dead wife. Then Markesson offered to hand it all over, and suddenly nothing was what it seemed - not the sailboat, not the woman, and especially not the murder.
Warning: This novel contains mature content that may disturb 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.