After receiving his first rejection slip from Esquire magazine when he was fifteen years old, J.S. Bradford eventually published his first novel, Faded Tattoos, as a mass market paperback in 1988. Since then he has never stopped writing and is elated to have found a niche within the cyber world of digital publishing. Bradford is presently engaged in writing his No Asylum series which highlights the misdeeds of secret agent Xavier DuBois.
The Blood and Treasure Series focuses on conflicts and dilemmas experienced by veterans as they seek stability in an unstable world. Each book in the series begins with a veteran seeking counsel from Garry Owen, a veteran who lost both legs in Afghanistan where he served as a Chaplain's Assistant in the United States Army. Garry Owen, in turn, reaches out to Darla Angleton, the heroine of the series, who works as a legal assistant with Vreeland Enterprises, the same firm that employs Garry Owen. Together, they take on crimes and mysteries that have slipped through the cracks. In doing so, they are given a free hand in their endeavors by their employer, Veloy Vreeland, an eccentric billionaire keen on "doing the right thing."
When a famous manuscript known as the "Lost Book" unexpectedly surfaces in Hollywood, it suddenly becomes the hottest "spec script" in town. Every studio wants a shot at production and it looks like Preservation Films just may have won the lottery… until a preview of events begins to unfold suggesting that the "Lost Book" may actually be an elaborate hoax.
Kit FitzSimons, a talented Hollywood script editor, discovers disturbing revelations about the Spanish Civil War buried within the pages of a screenplay she has been asked to review. When Kit finishes her edit, she goes out on a limb and boldly argues in favor of producing a film of the story, only to end up becoming the target of a vicious backlash.
A brilliant attorney comes up with an ingenious scheme allowing gun owners to secure their weapons in a "Firearms Preservation Trust." It's even better than the 2nd Amendment, plus there's a tax deduction! But when an intrepid paralegal named Darla discovers the hidden agenda of the trust, she vows to shut it down.
Darla Angleton, a talented and courageous paralegal, takes on an organization of leftist radicals who demand that the Distinguished Service Cross be eliminated as a military medal because it violates the First Amendment requirement of separation of church and state and is offensive to non-Christians.
Darla Angleton, an intrepid paralegal, sounds the alarm when she discovers that military veterans are being conned into investing in a fraudulent burial scheme. When the government fails to take action, Darla bravely resolves to do all that she can to help … she just doesn't know she may be digging her own grave.