It started out as a carpool just like any other car pool. My critique partner and I were headed to our monthly meeting of Liberty States Fiction Writers. On the way, we passed the time plotting a paranormal story. Funny thing happened. The story was good. We looked at each other, each thinking the same thing: we should write this.
So we did. AMAZON HEAT releases in January 2012 from Carina Press. The novella cover just went up on the coming soon page.
Driven by grief to find a cure for cancer,
Elizabeth DeMarco left Logan Spencer to accept a position on a research
expedition to the Amazon rainforest. Kidnapped by guerrillas, she was
saved by a secret all-female civilization, the last of the ancient
Amazons. But Elizabeth discovers she's traded one form of captivity for
Logan never stopped searching for
Elizabeth. While consulting in the remote Brazilian interior near where
she was kidnapped, Logan suffers what should be a fatal fall. Near
death, he's collected by the Amazons and magically healed. Elizabeth is
the first person he sees as he wakes.
But there's no time for a
joyful reunion. The Amazons' mystical medicine is rapidly changing
Logan. They want his DNA and plan to take it—and then kill him. Logan
and Elizabeth must escape before dawn or Logan—and their second chance
at happiness—is doomed.
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