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Introducing Isaac Black, a new character in detective fiction

I am very excited to introduce Isaac Black, a missing persons detective in Charlotte, NC, early in 2013.  Black is a hard-driving, sometimes foul-mouthed detective who searches out the lost to retrieve them from the demons who roam one of the crown jewel cities of the South.

In Unintended Consequences, the first of at least three Isaac Black missing person investigations, Black must fight the politics of the department while searching for the abducted thirteen year old daughter of Edward Lawless, the most powerful man in Charlotte, if not the Southeast.  Angela Simpson is assigned to the case, who is known as the Chief's spy to keep an eye on high profile investigations.  As Black delves into the investigations family secrets come to life and his own past rises up to haunt him.  All of this plays out as the financial crisis unfolds in Charlotte, the second largest financial center in the United States.

Check back here in a couple of weeks for the reveal of the cover for Unintended Consequences and then for a free download of the first couple of chapters ahead of the publication in early 2013.

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