Traitor Kline–opening chapter

There.  Tucked among the grapefruit, palm-sized thin black polycarbonate–someone had left an old flip-cover cell phone.  Lewis darted his eyes back at Captain White, who looked down at the list in the grocery cart. Do it. Lewis backed a step, reached a hand behind him, probed where he’d seen the phone, bumped loose a grapefruit, […]

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Traitor Kline: Indoctrination 101

I’m currently 48,000-plus words into revising Snoqualmie Pass, a thriller featuring middle-aged helicopter firefighting pilot Ed Kline whose adult son Lewis disappears after being swept up by a right-wing militia.  Here’s an early scene.   Lewis sat in the middle of the classroom, same place as always, a dozen PUMAs around him and Captains Green, White, […]

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