Jacob's Grace

By C.P. Rowlands

Women in Uniform
Federal Agents
Workplace Romance
Military
Police Procedural 
Police

ATF Agent Allison Jacob is temporarily assigned to the Milwaukee Police Special Crimes Division to assist in solving the gruesome murder of a woman known as X-Girl. The FBI and the DHS become involved as the investigation widens into human trafficking, and AJ and her team must go undercover to solve the murder and stop the exploitation of innocent victims. 

Captain Tag Becket isn’t used to being a rookie. Returning home after ten years in the Army, she takes a position as the newest member of AJ’s team. She wants to keep her head down and her past behind her, but her but feelings for AJ’s second in command Grace Fields makes keeping secrets next to impossible.

As the task force draws closer to the perpetrators, team members risk their lives and their secrets to see justice prevail.

The sequel to Jacob's War.

 

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Hardwired

By C.P. Rowlands

Children / Families
Homecoming
Actors/Artists
Small Town Romances
Reunion Romance

Award-winning teacher Clary Stone is home for the summer, helping her family and recovering from a personal tragedy. She loves her Wisconsin city on Lake Michigan, hoping to find what's left of herself in the familiar warmth and safety. At first, the city is the same, but she soon finds things have changed. Clary becomes involved in parts of the town that she's never seen or known before. The summer's odd journey leads her to the city's homeless shelter for small children.

Leefe Ellis manages the shelter and is totally unlike anyone Clary's ever met. Homeless since the age of three, Leefe reveals another side of life with remarkable courage, honesty, and humanity. Working side by side with the little children, both realize they are fellow travelers, but neither has met another person as completely different as they are from each other. It's often confusing, sometimes frightening, but always fascinating.

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Jacob's War

By C.P. Rowlands

Federal Agents
Police
Police Procedural 

ATF Special Agent, Allison Jacob has never had an assignment like this. Formerly undercover, she now leads a task force that has trailed meth from the Mexican border to Wisconsin. Teamed up with the Milwaukee Police Special Crimes Unit, they fight a daily battle with drugs, sex crimes, and murders, but her investigation has hit a wall--on the streets and within her organization.

In the worst blizzard of the year, the latest victim unexpectedly shows up at AJ's office. Bright and attractive, small business owner Katie Blackburn angrily relates her experience during the interview when, unknowingly, Katie gives AJ the break she's desperately needed.

Immediately, Katie presents another kind of battle for AJ. Just as she took the oath to keep America safe, AJ's heart begins to feel the same oath for Katie. AJ knows drugs don't care who handles them, but she does. It's her job and her war.

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Collision Course

By C.P. Rowlands

Friends to Lovers Romance
Second Chance at Love
Actors/Artists

Brie O'Malley, successful author and college professor, isn't sure if she believes in destiny in a universe where a random act of violence extinguished her happy-ever-after. The life she had, the woman she loved, the future she was planning for, were stolen from her the day she and her lover were shot. The only survivor, Brie has recovered two years later, at least that's how it seems to others. She is dedicated to her work, volunteering in the community, and researching her next historical novel. Yet she hasn't laughed since the tragedy. Until the day she meets Jordan.

Skateboarding to show her two kids how an expert does it, Jordan Carter can't believe her bad luck when she collides with beautiful blond Brie and meets her later at the hospital. A carpenter and partner in the family business, Jordan has also struggled to pull her life together after a tragedy.

Neither woman is looking for or expects a second chance at love but each must make a decision about the past that will open a door to the future.

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Lake Effect Snow

By C.P. Rowlands

Federal Agents
Actors/Artists
Police
Second Chance at Love

Renowned international news correspondent Annie T. Booker has covered Iraq for over three years when a friend and colleague is killed, and Annie is injured in Baghdad. Exhausted, she returns stateside to recover. However, life at home is not the sanctuary it has always been. Her name is on an Iraqi hit list, her partner of ten years has left, she is betrayed by a friend, and her TV network wants the FBI in her life full time. When the danger escalates, senior FBI agent Sarah Moore is assigned to her case.

Annie and Sarah struggle to stay one step ahead of disaster as Annie's life becomes the war zone she once reported on.

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