Supervising Secret Service Agent Jessica Fukishura, gained fame with the killing of two French Iranian sympathizers during an attack on U.S. President Bakus in France. She uncovered sleeper antagonists in President Bakus’ hometown and a clandestine pack train supply system through Yellowstone National Park. Native Americans from an Idaho reservation receive drugs smuggled on rail cars, move them covertly by pack train into Wyoming, and return with explosives for the Christians for a Better America’s Idaho mountain facility. The Idaho smugglers’ attempt to mask their operation results in a Sheriff’s murder, an exhaustive manhunt and an FBI investigation in conflict with Fukishura’s assignment.
Fukishura’s acerbic personality and her sexual history with an FBI Special Agent in Charge create friction during her “J” Team selection process. She finalizes with; Elisabeth Peltowski, a hacker, currently assigned to MI-6, Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service as a liaison agent, Jackson Pennington, a former Delta operative with several FBI years, early retirement to a Michigan University for an education degree then sequestered to the Secret Service, Rebecca Simpson, an aggressive, unorthodox agent with a penchant for conflict and Jason Spencer with three covert years in North Africa pursuing Al Qaeda fighters with the French Foreign Legion. Fukishura develops a working relationship and friendship with Karen Winthrop, an RCMP Air Marshal with investigative and martial arts skills matching those of the Secret Service “J” Team. Winthrop works with Fukishura to uncover the source of drugs and explosives and in the process, they discover a plot to move Cesium to Los Angeles where CFBA plans to destroy LAX communications and crash incoming flights, the plot for 30,000 Secrets. Winthrop’s love affair with a law enforcer draws the attention of the CSIS while Fukishura struggles with her explosive anger and inability to maintain a meaningful relationship.
Female Sleuths Enjoying Fashion & Cuisine While Investigating International Crime. The Christians for a Better America, a rightwing political group bent on removing President John Bakus from office with any means necessary, have an extensive network of operatives in Canada and the United States. They are financed through the sale of quality Alberta cannabis smuggled into Idaho then hauled through Yellowstone National Forest. Jessica Fukishura and her “J” Team are tasked with eliminating that threat while securing the western White House in StoneHead, Wyoming.
The Team’s efforts result in the discovery of a ranch mole, a CFBA member working as a registered nurse in the StoneHead hospital and the plot to take down a Mahalo Airline flight from Minneapolis to LAX with two hundred Democrat delegates. RCMP Sky Marshall Karen Winthrop joins to investigation while enjoying west coast cuisine and fashion with Jessica Fukishura.
SANTA BARBARA SECRETS
"J" Team Novels; Female Sleuths Enjoying Fashion & Cuisine While Investigating International Crime.
Law enforcement agencies have traced American currency to the Caribbean and back to Southern California. Traces of Colombian cocaine are detected on bills confiscated during drug raids. The Caribbean currency. The currency is being transported from California to the Caribbean then back to America where it is distributed to the Christians for a Better America for their rightwing political ambitions. It was CFBA which were responsible for the destruction of the Mahalo Airline at LAX using radio-active material stolen from a Manitoba mine. The Secret Service sends Jessica Fukishura undercover with Katrina Barbados’ Santa Barbara, California law firm to discover the leader of the multi-million-dollar cocaine empire, how the drugs are entering the country and track the currency movement from California to the Caribbean.
Fukishura engages agents Jason Spencer, Elisabeth Peltowski and Jackson Pennington who are concluding their investigation of the destruction of the Marina del Rey convention center by an operative for the Christians for a Better America. Retired agent Rebecca Simpson and her partner Dr. Penelope Barker are hired to assist and collaborate with Detective Elise Pelfini of the Santa Barbara Police Department and the LAPD Drug Squad. The officers enlist the use of CHAP, a sophisticated data sharing software developed by Commander Cheryl Chapman a U.S. Navy SEAL working directly for the president. CHAP reveals a connection between the California drug smuggling and an Edmonton, Alberta resident. Fashion and cuisine are weaved into the plot in Santa Barbara, Los Angeles and Vancouver, British Columbia highlighting the latest in men’s and women’s styles. Suspect behavior and violent homophobes trigger officers’ combat martial arts skills and a philosophy shared by the women which can be of assistance to every female reader.
BARKLEY SOUND SECRETS
Draws the RCMP and Secret Service closer to tracking the California cartel’s cocaine expansion into Canada. RCMP Sgt. Karen Winthrop, Kimberly Breyman, and Tom Hortonn are challenged to locate the Vancouver suspects financing the cocaine shipments.
They are aided by retired Members, CST Roy Davidson, CST Rick Drought & current Member Inspector Lorne Wood.
Their investigation is aided by California detectives, Elise Pelini, retired Secret Service agents Rebecca Simpson, Elisabeth Peltowski, Jackson Pennington, Jason Spencer and Detective Dr. Penelope Barker.
Women who work twice as hard as men to be rewarded half as little will see themselves championed in Vancouver Secrets.
Women who are struggling through domestic abuse or sexual assault survival will gain perspective, courage and motivation through the actions of the female characters.
Karen, Kimberly, Anne-Marie and Tom discover blatant money laundering, police corruption and in the process unveil an illegal gambling syndicate utilizing university students in British Columbia and Santa Barbara, California as currency mules.
“Highway of Tears”.
Were they abducted?
Prince Rupert, on British Columbia’s west coast, home to old world forests and breathtaking ocean scenery is the genesis of missing and murdered women and teens.
Somewhere between the idyllic, seaside community and 1,500 km east to Edmonton, Alberta, the fleeing travelers meet their fate. Do Haida Gwaii and Prince Rupert women, destined for another life or to visit relatives fall victim to errant killers who disposed of their bodies in the wilderness? Or are they prey to human traffickers?
Similar tragedies occur throughout Canada and the United States with traffickers moving victims from city to city either leasing them to sexual deviants or selling the women, men, and children outright, often to criminally operated agricultural syndicates.
In Social Secrets the women investigate human trafficking across Canada and America. Staff Sgt. Karen Winthrop has been promoted to Inspector and leads the crack team of investigators which brought down international money laundering and cocaine drug lords in “Vancouver Secrets”. The Team members are, Retired Secret Service Agents Rebecca Simpson, , Elisabeth Peltowski, Jackson Pennington & Jason Spencer with RCMP Member Kimberly Breyman, Vancouver’s Combined Forces Enforcement Unit Ann-Marie Clark, Santa Barbara Police Detective Elise Pelfini and Canadian attorney Jessica Fukishura.
Inspector Winthrop’s multi-national task force traces missing women and teens to a global source of traffickers who, until now, have operated with impunity.
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Female Sleuths, Enjoying Fashion, Cuisine & Jazz, While Investigating International Crime.
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