My short caper, “Retribution” went live today! It’s a prequel to Distortion that you can pick up on Amazon for 99 cents or free if you’re a Prime member. Here’s the story:
Adele Proust is an artist who prefers to change the world through her painting. Jack Thomas lives and breathes his activism, and has become a lightning rod for controversy.
When a priceless blood diamond disappears–one that Jack targeted in a protest–can Adele trust that Jack didn’t steal it. He always has something unexpected up his sleeve. As Jack pulls Adele into another web of deception, it causes Adele to question her commitment—and reach deep to find the personal strength to stand up for what she believes.
In this diamond caper, readers are introduced into the gritty world of artist Adele Proust and the three main characters of her first novel, Distortion, the debut SWARM mystery/thriller by Buzz Books. The first three chapters of Distortion are included as a bonus at the end of the short story. With a unique urban setting in Houston, memorable characters and fast-paced action,