Synopsis Beyond the Peat Marsh Road centers on the main character, Steven (Fekete) Black, a successful architect in Toronto who wishes to sell the family farm that his reclusive mother, Maria Fekete refuses to concede to the powerful industrialist, Don Williams.Mysteriously a sudden interest emerges by land speculators for properties surrounding the polluted Fekete farm.Black's second mission is to revenge all the old hurts suffered from bullying discrimination in his school years and the interference with his first love, Laura Dawson from his antagonists Lloyd Dudley, now the mayor, and Keith Majors, a prosperous contractor.Steven meets with Frank Bartok, his cousin the lawyer; Stanley Cibik, a realtor and boyhood friend; and Ross Tyrone, a contractor who was a major force in his early life. Interviews reveal what molded Black into a cold, calculating enigma.Black resolves to discredit his enemies and gain a profitable advantage over the manipulative Don Williams, the owner of Williams Steel.A classic story of the meek triumphing over the strong!
Synopsis A compelling story about a young girl, Carrie Brun, who has an extraordinary gift for training horses, a skill learned under the hard tutelage of her father.Living in a man's world, she tries to hide her redheaded beauty under plain clothes and a deliberately young look, but it is impossible to hide her pale grey eyes that have earned her the name 'Horse Witch', often whispered in awe by the superstitious stable hands.Carrie strikes out on her own, heading west to find a job running a riding establishment. But soon more complications arise in her life forcing her to make some very difficult decisions.An entertaining story of love and romance intermingled with the day-to-day lives of horse trainers, written by an expert horsewoman and artist, Ruth Troughton. Ruth's own painting of her favourite horses is used for the cover of this book.
Synopsis Rogue Warriors is a gut-wrenching novel about an experiment to train incorrigible Psychopathic youth into mercenaries. Psychopaths, brilliant and without conscience, thumb their noses at standard rehabilitative efforts. This training program capitalizes on the Psychopath's penchant for violence. The chosen few are offered the opportunity to fight terrorists or do jail time as adults.The team forms a tough, deadly, mobile strike force. Contracts are obtained and they destroy a terrorist training camp in the Nevada desert; wipe out Skinheads in Idaho; capture and return a murderer from Canada to the United States; assassinate a murderer and child procurer in Venice.They range the Southwest with lightening strikes over the Mexican border. The Cartel's illegal trade in drugs, weapons and people is shattered. Despite casualties, CIEL (Central Intelligence and Experimental Laboratory) declares the experiment a success and offers future funding.
Synopsis A chilling and suspenseful tale of Mafia life drawn from characters the author knew as a child in the Sonoma Valley of California. Others were drawn on relatives in San Francisco, Berkeley, Petaluma, and Pittsburg, California; including the Northern California Coast. Having spent thirty-five years in Las Vegas and other parts of Nevada, he became familiar with the settings and people of that unique state to write this book.Professor Florio Treponte is told he has inherited his deceased Mafia uncle's Empire. Jolted, he refuses to believe the executives who bring the news to him. Despite his protestations, he is advised "it's an offer he can not refuse". His uncle, Don Quattro has had him under protective surveillance for the past two years. He must now move to his uncle's Villa on the edge of Las Vegas. Attacked at the Villa; dodging assassins; avoiding arrest on false charges of murder, Florio flees to the mountains with his aide Huicksi, a Hopi, who protects him. Florio undergoes a painful epiphany. A change occurs in his perceptions and character while grappling with the challenges and obstacles he's faced. He skillfully masterminds and puts into motion events crushing the Families who have sought his demise. He emerges from being an idealistic professor to a tough, decisive, Draconian, but compassionate Godfather who earns the "respect" of all other Mafia Families.
Synopsis Too Many Farewells takes place in Scotland from 1909-1920. A mother deliberately abandons her eight-year-old son, Danny, where she knows he will be found by Reverend Bruce MacAlister and his wife, Kirsty who have just waved goodbye to his daughter and her family as they leave for Canada.It is about the intrigue and relationships that develop and about the faith, hope and love that manages to overcome some devastating and life-endangering happenings which include many farewells, some happy and some extremely sad.