I can’t speak for other authors – I write because I love to write, but that doesn’t mean that people will want to read what I’ve written. So that leaves an interesting puzzle on t…
You serve the city all your life. Then you do one stupid thing and everything falls apart.
It started off as just another day on the job, when Porter saw her sitting there in the diner. Her long, flowing auburn hair, and that look of sadness in her eyes. Alarm bells rang for Detective Matt Porter. The ones that said All women are Trouble. No Exception. Rule 2. But the one thing Porter can’t turn his back on is a woman in trouble. So when the two men in dark suits cornered her, Porter’s rules went out the window. He couldn’t help stepping in to save Grace. He just didn’t know that sometimes, stepping in to be the hero backfires.
His life quickly unravels as Porter’s growing attraction to Grace and his own uncontrollable desire to rescue her from her abusive and jealous ex-boyfriend destroy more than just his personal life. Disobeying his boss’s orders while investigating a powerfully connected suspect threatens his career as a detective, and Porter finds himself on the wrong side of the law.
Somebody is trying to kill him. Is it Grace’s jealous ex-boyfriend, or is it connected to the case which points to some very powerful people in the city? Porter doesn’t have much time to solve the riddle with a target on his back. To save himself he has to become what he’s been fighting to stop all his life.
Porter’s Rule: Slave to the City is a detective thriller that grabs you from the opening, and will have you riveted right to the gripping climax. Porter finds himself in one impossible predicament after another, and will have you on the edge of your seat in this suspense-filled, action-packed fight to stay alive and to prove his innocence.
The Porter’s Rule Detective Series introduces the stubborn, witty, cynical and resourceful Matt Porter and the world of power and crime he fights to clean up. If you love a good detective thriller, detective suspense, or detective romance, then this detective novel will have you riveted from the start.
Once every thousand years, a Pure Soul appears on earth. To mere mortals, this phenomenon holds no particular significance. But to those who possess the powers of magic, both good and evil, the Pure Soul is the one object they must secure, as it affords them the only thing their magic cannot conjure – Immortality.
A thousand years ago, in a small town in Italy, an ageing evil sorcerer and his two apprentices hunted the Pure Soul to obtain it’s rare power over death. But in a brave and selfless act, Asaranth, the girl endowed with this rare and powerful gift, eluded them and denied the wizard the chance to live forever.
Now, a thousand years later, the Pure Soul has reappeared on the earth.
Cassandra, a university student on holiday in Italy with a group of friends, discovers that she is the Pure Soul. But the ancient evil wizard and his apprentices, their magic transferred through the ages to their living descendants, seek to devour the Pure Soul tom complete their quest for immortality. A summer vacation suddenly becomes a terrifying relentless chase in which Cassandra must escape with her life to save the world from darkness that would surely follow if the evil wizards were to obtain her soul.
Cassandra is thrown into a terrifying fight for survival as the forces of evil pursue her in a foreign land. But she cannot fight them alone. Hidden in this strange place are allies who have been watching, waiting for the Pure Soul, their very mission to protect. But can she find them? And are they a match for the power of the descendants of the Great Wizard?