The Final Checkpoint by Will Zeilinger
Approx. 50,830 words.
Published on October 28, 2012.
Pro photographer and volunteer firefighter, Ben DeCastro drives his vintage MGB in sports car rallies. He discovers a rally car abandoned in the California desert with a headless corpse in the trunk. The FBI looks at Ben as a suspect. Where are the missing drivers? Why is there a dead body in the trunk? How did their fingerprints get on his garage in Seagull Beach?