I was born in Brooklyn, New York and grew up on Long Island. Growing up reading was never one of my favorite things to do. I would rather have been on a basketball court or softball field. The first book I ever read cover to cover was “The Outsiders”. It was given to me by my senior year English teacher after she realized I never read any of the other books she assigned. That book change my whole outlook on the joys of reading.
My first book “the Pact” was in my head for over twenty years. It would creep forward every now and then and then go hide itself again. I finally found the time to get it down on paper.
Currently I live in Richmond, Virginia and work as a design engineer. When I’m not reading or writing I enjoy a good poker game and watching the NY Yankees.
The break that Nikki and Kenny so desperately need has been put on hold again. While on a trip with their crew to check out a new business endeavor they are called away again.
Kenny really doesn’t like what Nikki wants to do, but he knows he needs to stand by her no matter what. Nikki really doesn’t want to deal with what has just come to their attention, but knows she has to...
Nikki and Kenny have been going far too fast, for far too long.
Nikki needs a break. You would think the month she just spent away from her family was a break, but Kenny wasn’t with her. You can’t call it a break when you are trying to save your family and the man you love.
Kenny needs a break. Nikki scared the hell out of him last month when she ran away.
Family. Nikki lost her family when she was only eleven years old. For six years she felt the pain of the lost everyday. When she was seventeen she slowly started belonging to another family. Not your traditional family, but a family of mentors and friends. While this new family started out small, fewer then ten, it has grown to over fifty strong.
For the past two plus years Nikki and Kenny have dedicated their life to helping others. They've opened a chain of sporting goods stores called Fighting Chance in hopes that keeping kids involved in sports they will stay away from alcohol and drugs. They've opened a security company in hopes of protecting the innocent. They've donated time and money to multiple foundations and charities.
Nikki and Kenny have been together for almost seven years. They’ve gone from high school sweethearts to married. From broke high school kids to adult entrepreneurs. From a WNBA superstar and rookie cop to FBI and Homeland Security agents.
For the past eighteen months, Nikki and Kenny’s life has been on a roller coaster. It started off slow and picked up speed as they wound their way through the loops and turns of their life together. First the wedding. Then the career change and starting the new business.
Nikki and Kenny everything they’ve worked for since they met. There’s only one problem. Well one problem each.
For the last four years all Kenny has contributed was the money he made part-time bar-tending. Now’s the time for him to step it up. But how?
Nikki needs to figure out what she can do that would create the challenge and competition her mind craves. But how?
Nikki Vataro lost her parents and brother when she was just eleven years old. She spent six year on the streets and in juvenile detention. She is now seventeen and ready to get her life back on the right path. She believes she will be going through life alone, but thanks to a pact her father made many years ago, four of her fathers old fraternity brothers will be there to help her find her way.