Hartwick County, South Dakota, represents a fresh start for Mackenzie—“Mack”—Redford. Life in the big city wasn’t what he expected, and now he’s home and serving as sheriff.Brantley Calderone is also looking for a new life. After leaving New York and buying a ranch, he’s settling in and getting used to living at a different pace—until he finds a dead woman on his porch and himself the prime suspect in her murder.Mack and Brantley quickly realize several things: someone is trying to frame Brantley; he is no longer safe alone on his ranch; and there’s a definite attraction developing between them, one that only increases when Mack offers to let Brantley stay in his home. But as their romance escalates, so does the killer. They’ll have to stay one step ahead and figure out who wants Brantley dead before it’s too late. Only then can they start the new life they’re both seeking—together.
A genie grants you three writing-related wishes: what are they and why?
A never ending well of fantastic stories. – If you tell a great story, readers will find you.
The skills to tell each and every one of them – If you tell your stories in a clever and fun way, readers will find you.
One chance to reach new reader audiences. – With the other two wished granted, just one chance should be enough to reach readers and get the ball rolling. I don’t need to ask for fame for fortune or even instant success. Those can come with hard work. My wishes are all things that will make me truly happy and hopefully my readers as well
thing there has been sold, and I bought this place here.” He’d uprooted his life to find something he thought he was missing. He hadn’t expected a murder on his doorstep.
Dirk is very much an outside kind of man. He loves travel and seeing new things. Dirk worked in corporate America for way too long and now spends his days writing, gardening, and taking care of the home he shares with his partner of more than two decades. He has a Master’s Degree and all the other accessories that go with a corporate job. But he is most proud of the stories he tells and the life he’s built. Dirk lives in Pennsylvania in a century old home and is blessed with an amazing circle of friends.