A thirty-year veteran of a midsized police department, VK was a police officer by necessity (it paid the bills) and a writer by desire (it didn’t). Her career spanned numerous positions including beat officer, homicide detective, vice/narcotics lieutenant and assistant chief of police. Now retired, she devotes her time to writing, traveling, home decorating, and volunteer work.
In this wonderful collection of 12 stories, there is something for everyone- romance, erotica, humor, sci-fi, and historical fiction, all within a Texan theme. Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Lonestar Festival, a free to enter one day event celebrating Lesbian literature and the authors who write in the genre. Held in Austin Texas, all funds raised will be used to fund future events.
Detective Jordan Bishop is tasked with protecting Neela Sahjani, abortion doctor, stem-cell researcher, and member of the new conservative state government—a walking contradiction and a complication Jordan can’t afford. When Neela seeks an emotional connection, Jordan tries to distract her from the darkness of her past with the only thing she has to offer—sex.
Lieutenant Alex Troy is caught in the paradox of her life—to hold steadfast to her professional oath or to protect the woman she loves. Alex is given the dangerous but career-building mission of catching notorious and elusive drug lord Sonny Davis.
Keri Morgan is young, enthusiastic, and alive in ways that Alex can barely remember, and Keri has a reason of her own to want Sonny Davis dead.
City Attorney Regan Desanto moved to town a year ago after her partner of twenty years dumped her for another woman. All she wants is to be near her ailing grandmother and to work ordinary, boring municipal cases until she can get her life back together. Beat officer Sydney Cabot is a chronic serial polyamorist who craves the adrenaline rush on and off the job.
Reclusive forensic artist Macy Sheridan agrees to work one final case she hopes will solve the mystery that's haunted her for years. The only things blocking her from achieving her goal are a perfect facial reconstruction and Detective Leigh Monroe, a woman who reminds her of the past and challenges her future.
The cure for grief is action, but is it worth the risk?
Greer Ellis is a hard-working homicide detective who excels at her job and values her reputation and her privacy. Since the death of her partner two years ago, work is the only thing that interests her. Until Eva Saldana, an internationally renowned journalist comes to town looking for answers in her brother's death.
Possibility, love, vigilance, even fear can be captured in a whisper. But what if it's the only clue to solve a crime? Detective Rae Butler inherits a series of assaults that seem to have no connection beyond the suspect. But when she encounters Audrey Everhart and her unexplainable insights, Rae is torn between what she knows and how she feels.
Police officer Loane Landry gives up professionally and emotionally when gunrunners kill her lover in an explosion. She blames herself and vows to seek answers and revenge—in or outside the law.
ATF confidential informant Abigail Mancuso is charged with gathering information on a gunrunning syndicate camouflaged as a gentlemen’s entertainment business.