When a college student on vacation goes missing in the small gulf coast Florida town of Mangrove Bayou, police chief Troy Adam has to deal with overwhelming press attention, a town council doubtful that he can solve the crime, and a powerful judge. Toss in the usual lesser crimes that keep on coming, and he and his small police force are stretched to their limits.
Mangrove Bayou is a small gulfcoast Florida town. The town council of Mangrove Bayou hires Troy Adam as their new police chief despite Troy having just been fired from his previous police job. No sooner does he arrive than a prominent citizen is found dead. As a hurricane arrives, Troy and his small department deal with that homicide and other crimes. Life is never dull in Mangrove Bayou.
Lauren Logan is a survivor: thrust into fame she didn’t want, cornered by danger, and constantly challenged by the love of the man she’s always wanted. Now she faces her biggest challenge: her mistakes from the past.
There are problems, big problems, on the band Plebeian’s rescheduled world tour. Not only is lead singer Lauren recovering from what her stalker did, now she must face danger to save her husband’s life, and her own.
Forced to participate in a robbery at the Belleview Biltmore hotel, Summer Tyme finds herself caught between the mob & WWII Era spirits who haunt the hotel. Obeying the mob might save her life, but listening to the spirits could save her soul. Because, as the spirit of Margaret Plant says, “Life is all about making choices. The Afterlife is about earning Redemption for the choices you made.”
When a skeleton turns up in a car long-submerged in a drainage canal, Troy Adam, multi-ethnic northern-born police chief for the seaside town of Mangrove Bayou, Florida, finds himself entagled with wealth, politics, and a governor's race.
Since 1998, readers of “Laura’s Look” in the "Highlands News Sun" have been treated to Laura Ware’s slightly warped view of life. From politics to pets and everything in between, she shares her thoughts in a way that will have you laughing out loud one moment and thinking quietly the next.
Sit down, grab a cup of coffee, and treat yourself to some of her earliest columns.
Lightning Crimes is a short story (22 pages) set between Seismic Crimes (Disaster Crimes Book 2) and Tsunami Crimes (Disaster Crimes Book 3). During a freak lightning storm, someone breaks into Beth and Donovan's apartment while they are home. What does the intruder want? And will Beth and Donovan came face-to-face with the culprit?