Showing posts with label Pharma Con. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Pharma Con. Show all posts

Sep 1, 2020

The End of a Series

 

 
 
I love the Kidnap Gang, so it's a little sad to see the end of the series.
Why then, is it ending?
First, the arc has...well...arced. We meet the characters in KIDNAP.org (which is free here: https://books2read.com/u/mZ58rl  We see them take down a really big bad guy in Pharma Con. ($2.99 here: https://books2read.com/u/mKEOVE)  And we see Robin deal with her past in The Trouble with Dad. (Link above)
Second, I have other irons in the fire. Like a lot of authors, I love trying something new. While working with the same characters over and over can be rewarding and is less taxing on the brain, it can also result in stale plots and "jumping the shark," making things happen that are hard for the reader to believe. If you've ever stopped buying a series because things just got too crazy, you know what I mean.
So I wish Robin and the gang well, but I'm done with them. I did leave an opening for more books in the future. SPOILER ALERT: Nobody dies!
PS: The audio book takes longer, but there will be one!

Jun 19, 2019

It's Been One of Those Months

We all have them, and at some point we wake up and ask, "Where did the time go?"
My wake-up was my hair. I was trying to make it behave two mornings ago, and I'll confess, I had unkind thoughts about my stylist. What did she do wrong?
Then I looked at the calendar and saw how long it's been since she cut my hair.
Oh. My bad.

The time between early May and mid-June has been a blur of not good things, but I did a radio interview yesterday with Patzi Gil of Joy on Paper, a syndicated author-talk show out of Clearwater, FL. Patzi has been great to me since she discovered, wholly on her own, the first of the Kidnap Capers, KIDNAP.org. Not only did she contact me for an interview last summer, but she also promised to do a second if I let her know when Book #2 came out.

It did, so I did. Here's the website, the interview should be searchable there soon. https://radio-joyonpaper.com/

All that to say that I realized I hadn't yet added PHARMA CON to my website. Here's the info:

The Kidnap Gang, Robin, Em, Cam, Hua, and Tom, take on a pharmaceuticals manufacturer who cheats the public and the government daily and prides himself on getting away with it. The problem is that Neil Preston surrounds himself with "helpers": a sleazy lawyer, a single-minded security manager, a slippery PR man, and his cunning sister. The gang will first have to get past them to get to Preston, which means everyone has to play his role perfectly.

Questions to be answered: Can they get past Preston's complicated security and into his Stalinesque estate? Does the appearance of Robin's old flame mean complications they can't overcome? Will the hooker they've hired as an assistant help or hurt the caper? And what clever methods will the gang come up with to convince Preston to end his cheating ways and use his company's power for good?

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Available in print (Amazon) and e-book (link above). Audio is under way!

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