John Charles Berry has spent more than 20 years as an executive in the High Tech and Banking industries. During that time he has also published articles, speeches, and fiction in Newsweek, The Financial Times, The Harvard Business Review, Vital Speeches of the Day, and After Hours. He earned a Ph.D. in English. He resides in Charlotte, NC, with his beloved wife and children.
In the thrilling second installment of the Isaac Black Missing Persons Investigations, Black finds himself confronted with the possibility that a sex ring is forcing teen girls into the trade. The implications are immense. Black must convince his skeptical sergeant, battle through politics, and navigate the straits of his first budding relationship since his wife’s death five years ago.
Alabaster, Stories Behind the Gospel is a collection of unique short stories that provides a glimpse into the back-stories of some of the most beloved encounters in the New Testament. These fictional back-stories don't simply retell the Bible passages in a narrative fashion, but develop the characters, explore their motivations, and reveal the mysteries of faith and love.
13-year-old Lindsay Lawless is snatched off the street in front of her house. Isaac Black is assigned as the Missing Persons Detective to find Lindsay and bring her home. As Black delves into the investigation, disparate lives intersect, family secrets are revealed, local reporters seem to know as much as he does, and departmental politics all threaten his progress.
A thriller about the 24 hours leading up to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. This tightly plotted novel captures the single day when John Booth and his conspirators plot to kill President, VP, and Secretary of State; the Cabinet plans a post-war US; and the Lincolns dream about their future. It builds to the simultaneous and brutal attacks that left lives shattered and a nation paralyzed.