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Open Primary (Ameritocracy, Book 1)
What if someone harnessed the power of the internet to destroy the two-party system?
Discover the new series early readers are calling: "The West Wing meets Survivor"
and "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington for the social media age."
After a lifetime of political disillusionment, Mia Rhodes created an alternative to
the two-party system: Ameritocracy. Part American Idol, part Iowa Caucus, her online
political competition promises to find the most popular independent candidate in
America and give them a genuine shot to win the presidency.
Anyone can run. The American people vote online. And the winner receives instant
fame and a campaign warchest to battle the Democrats and Republicans in 2020.
The Shadow File
America's intelligence security is in the hands of a million private contractors. Now one woman may bring down their entire system.
Four months ago, Alex Vane lost his friend James Stacy, killed by private security contractors working for the intelligence-industrial complex. Though Alex exposed the killers, most of the system survived, including the amoral torturer known only as Amand. Now, he and others continue to operate a web of security companies worldwide, off the record and accountable to no law.
James's widow Innerva Shah is taking a different route to her revenge. From within Cuba's internet desert, she has quietly penetrated the system of contractors that run America's security. Now she's launching the largest ransomware attack in history. Her aim? Destroy that system.
The Anonymous Source (An Alex Vane Media Thriller, Book 1)
FIND THE SOURCE. BREAK THE STORY. STAY ALIVE.
ONE YEAR AFTER the 9/11 attacks, Alex Vane--a brilliant, fitness-obsessed reporter for The New York Standard--wants nothing more than to break into the flashy world of TV news. But when he uncovers the scoop of a lifetime, his tightly controlled world is rocked: his editor buries his story, a source turns up dead, and Alex finds himself at the center of a violent media conspiracy.
AS HE RECEIVES TIPS from a mysterious source, Alex enlists the help of a captivating professor, Camila Gray. Aided by an Internet genius, a billionaire's sexy widow, and a washed-up sports reporter, Alex and Camila discover a $500-million secret that could derail the largest media merger in history. Or it could get them both killed.
The Inverted Pyramid
Uneasy Lies the Head that Wears the Crown.
Journalist Alex Vane has finally found stability. He's living with a fiery massage therapist and co-managing a website that investigates the inner workings of the media. But when he breaks a story detailing low-level political corruption in Washington, a source hints at a vaster conspiracy, one that may reach all the way to the top of the fast-approaching 2004 presidential election.
Light Remains: Three Stories
Light Remains contains three short works of fiction that examine dark subjects with a touch of levity. This sample contains the first story: Can You Hear Me Now?
The Mockingbird Drive
Data Never Dies.
Once a top investigative journalist, Alex Vane now peddles celebrity gossip and clickbait listicles through his online magazine, The Barker. To make matters worse, his wife kicked him out eight months ago and she appears to be moving on.
One summer morning, Alex learns that an old source has been killed in a random mass shooting at a newspaper in Las Vegas. But the source left Alex once last scoop: a 50-year-old hard drive that may contain an explosive secret, and the name of the one person in Vegas who can help him access the data. That person is Quinn Rivers--a paranoid, reclusive computer expert who believes the CIA is tracking her every move. And she may be right because, when Alex shows up at her door with the hard drive, armed operatives appear min
The Cutline: An Alex Vane Novella
It’s the spring of 2000 and Alex Vane is living the dream. He’s brilliant, handsome, driven, and he has just landed his first major reporting job: covering New York’s biggest trials for the city’s second-biggest daily, The New York Standard.
As if his luck couldn’t get any better, Alex befriends a top prosecutor who helps him uncover a dark secret about a legendary defense attorney. When Alex breaks the story, the trial of the East Coast’s most deadly drug kingpin falls into turmoil.
But as Alex digs deeper, the story begins to unravel. Now he must figure out whether his source was playing him and—if so—why? And if he fails, he might be the one who ends up behind bars.