Be predator or prey
British biochemist Rowena Aldus, an eccentric recluse, has been studying the priapic properties of spider venom in Venezuela’s Amazon jungle for seventeen years. The government is on the cusp of revoking her research permit when she meets Guy Westerphal, an engaging American entrepreneur whom she sees as the answer to all her woes and the key to realizing her life's work as a conservationist.
Guy turns out to be the answer to much different questions in her life, ones Rowena has seldom asked herself. But first, she must reckon with the law of the jungle: Be predator or prey.
A psychological thriller that explores the power of our past on our present and what it takes to overcome it.
Published by Better Than Starbucks Press
Everyone goes for the jugular.
The body of a young lawyer is found in an alley, and the suspicious circumstances of his death arouses Los Angeles PD Detective Desi Nimmo’s interest.
As a complex series of clues leads her into LA's porn industry, she must fend off the rivalry of disgraced Detective Fin McNab, who needs a big case to regain his good standing with the brass and will stop at nothing to get what he wants, including snatching colleagues' cases and investigating their pasts.
As she pursues the case amid McNab’s interference, Desi uncovers a lucrative underground business and a cold-case murder, but this is a world that doesn’t appreciate people asking questions. As she gets closer to the truth, Desi’s career, and life, hang in the balance.