REVOLT OF THE RATS: Book 1 in a series
“The past is never dead. It's not even past.” William Faulkner
Since he was a child, Kahle Desireau has seen auras - including the “black smoke” from the dying. In 1998 he returns from the Bosnian War to pursue the girl of his dreams to a manufacturing plant in Frampton, Ohio.
It’s a factory town where the factory is failing. He fights to win her love, and prevail in a rebellion to save them all.
WWI veteran Eli Steiner can dream the future. It’s 1932 when the Great Depression arrives with the force of a tsunami. His savings are exhausted. The banks aren't lending. Bedridden with smallpox, he fights to keep his farm. His wife, Judith, and young son will determine if they live or die.
With two lives on a collision course, seventy years is a moment in time.
Book one in a series of dark fantasy.
RATS ASCENDANT: Book 2 in a series
It's book two in the series, and the rats below are on the move.Ex Army veteran Kahle Desireau returned from the Bosnian War haunted by his childhood gift. He pursues Bee Wasikowska to Motomax, an Ohio factory, only to be caught in the riptide as it threatens to fall, and take the town of Frampton with it. Overtime is scarce, the workforce is unsettled, and plans for a turnaround might finish them off for good.For Ex Army veteran Eli Steiner, WWII draws closer. And his family has a new challenge; their business struggles as old friends turn against them. Dill and Everett come of age, straining to have their own lives. These are dark times. If you can't count on family, who can you count on?With two futures on a collision course, seventy years is a moment in time.
A THOUSAND DOORS: Book 3 in a series
Winter carves the Frampton Plant, like bone.
Orders are late.
Kahle Desireau will determine their fate.
Fate caged Eli and Judith Steiner.
Heat pounds down on them.
Loneliness hunts them.
Trapped behind the wire, they confront an unspeakable power.
KNEEL BEFORE TIGERS: Book 4 in a series
A hidden killer. A smoldering love. A captive visionary. A decadent business man.
The end is near. In the past. In the present.
All roads lead to Frampton. No one is safe. No one is ready.
NEVER BE APART: Book 5 in a series
Book five in the series. The shocking conclusion of The Rats. Kahle Desireau and his team gamble their lives on a quest shrouded by time and protected in blood: Find out the truth of Motomax before there’s no company left to save. Eli and Judith Steiner start over, for themselves and others. But his gift has proven to be more complex, attracting a powerful enemy that will not be denied. Not everyone who begins this journey will survive.