Chapter 1 excerpt

Chapter one begins in San Diego.  This excerpt begins on page 13 of the novel.  Marcus Lanehart, a reporter at the (fictional) San Diego Sun-Times receives word his estranged father, Maximilian Lanehart, is dead.

Mixed emotions and a bit of numbness and shock follow. This is also the first time one of Marcus’ frequent and sudden headaches appears. There’s a reason …

I also took a little license and fudged the true air travel time between San Diego and Monroe. We can always say the flight caught a tailwind and that layover at Dallas-Fort Worth was REALLY SHORT?