While wandering in the rugged far northeast corner of the Empire, Bander encounters intrigue and murder in a remote mining village.
Retired Imperial investigator Bander spends his days wandering the Empire of Harion and trying to avoid trouble. But when he is contacted to help solve the gruesome murder of his oldest friend, Bander gets drawn into a deadly mystery that involves the highest powers in the realm. Soon he finds himself on the run from the same dark forces he suspects killed his friend. But this time they are hunting him.
When an ex-Los Alamos scientist uncovers a “black” military project (involving genetically-modified komodo dragons) which threatens a major metropolitan area, she must infiltrate a secret underground lab to extract the evidence she needs to shut the project down.
Bogwood, Washington is a pleasant suburban community with a special distinction–it has more garages per capita than any other town in America. Not surprisingly, Bogwood is also the “Garage Sale Capital of the U.S.A.”
When retirees Doris & Clayton Fenwick decide to empty their nest of retro-modern antiques, they set the wheels in motion for a frantically funny “g-sale” involving Bogwood’s most avid garage sale junkies: Angela Cocci (an obsessive market researcher), Ed LaSalle (a beleaguered computer programmer and creator of the cult fantasy roleplaying game “Caves & Beasts”), Dick Nickerson (a retired star of the 60s sitcom Pot o’ Gold), and BJ Harwood & Helen Ziegler (partners and owners of a trendy retro-modern antique store).