Chloe was raised in Montana where she learned that hunting keeps disease at bay. She relocates to Seattle and acquires a position with a world renowned magazine as a gifted photographer. She teams up with the famous freelance writer, Kelvan Teague, and brings into practice the lessons from childhood. She is exposed to a world filled with victims. Many countries will benefit from her presence. More
Chloe Jasperson was raised around hunting in the stunning, timbered Bitterroot Mountains of Montana. Her father instilled in her the reality that hunting is beneficial to the wildlife, as it thins out the population and keeps disease at bay. She relocates to Seattle, Washington, after graduating from the University of Montana, and acquires a position with a world renowned magazine as a gifted staff photographer. Initially she is introduced to the seedy world of prostitution on the SeaTac, where she begins to view prostitutes as the victims and the johns as the enablers of this centuries old profession. The Green River Killer once stalked this bustling underworld near the Seattle’s airport.
When Chloe is requested to team up with the famous freelance writer, Kelvan Teague, she is exposed to an entirely different way of life than she knew from her sheltered childhood. The handsome writer teaches her the ropes in hurricane ravished New Orleans post Katrina, where she witnesses such devastation that television news could never impact her in the way that walking the neighborhoods, speaking with the people and capturing the damage through her own camera lens does. Chloe also watches as the professional, diamond hard crust of Kelvan Teague begins to crack, when she sees him wrestling with his Louisiana nephews on the front lawn of his sister’s home. It becomes apparent to Kelvan that the New Orleans assignment has left Chloe shell shocked and depressed, so he arranges a clandestine retreat that will surely restore her usual vibrant and high spirited personality.
Kelvan is so impressed with this vibrant, talented, yet emotionally sensitive new photographer, that he convinces Life and Lens to allow him to sweep her away to Zambia in Africa, while he researches the people and their daily life challenges. Chloe soon transitions into a seemingly less vulnerable and much more seasoned photographer, as Kelvan had believed she would. She learns to interact with the children in such a way as to capture detailed photos, dresses as a slouching teenage boy to avoid attention on the rough streets and supplies him with valuable insight for his story. Upon their arrival back in Seattle, Kelvan’s enlightening story and Chloe’s true to life photographs, bring much praise and attention not only within the United States, but abroad as well.
The battle within each of them as professionals to keep their ever tempting attraction for each other at bay is lost when they travel to Bangor, Maine to visit Kelvan’s mother. Something about a mother’s love for her son, snowmobile picnics in the mountains and a refreshing New England winter weakens their resolve. But, time and distance has a way of splashing, just enough cold water on the flame, to make it flicker. Kelvan has a manuscript to complete in his home office in Bangor and Chloe has a blossoming career to nourish back in Seattle. Chloe is offered an intriguing assignment in Tokyo, Japan. It will be her first overseas assignment, as a freelance photographer, with no ties to Life and Lens or the ever sought after Kelvan Teague. This was the perfect opportunity to prove that she truly does have talent in her own right.
In Tokyo, Chloe’s talent as a photographer and her undercover skills, are sharpened to perfection when dealing with the terrifying issue of human trafficking. Frequenting bars of ill repute with her Los Angeles writer and the willing sister of a missing teenage girl, she enhances her skills as an actress, a detective and a master manipulator.
Chloe is well on her way to becoming her own desired commodity when she teams up with Kelvan Teague once again. He offers her a business mixed with pleasure trip to Rome, Italy. Together they make the ideal freelance team of writer and photographer eventually travelling to any country that strikes their interests. Chloe leaves each assignment with the peace of mind that she was able to make the herd a bit healthier.
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