I’ll start this initial blog post with this question: What do you do when you start a new life, “forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead…” (Philippians 3:13), and your past taunts you again?
That’s one of the provocative questions at the heart and soul of my first Metro Black & Blue Books police procedural suspense novel, Kremlin Tide. Kremlin Tide, tells the story of the elite Atlanta Police Department’s Homicide Squad known as,‘The X-Men’, who attempt to decipher if the series of crimes they’re investigating are the work of a psychotic serial killer and or a ruthless group of individuals with malicious intent on their darkened minds?
In the sequel, Cold Lick, the Atlanta X-Men Homicide Squad investigate the deaths of a pair of Atlanta Police officers. The crime sets off a series of interconnected events that reveals an underbelly of a criminal organization with a trail of guilt and innocence from suspects and allies alike that collide on every side. We're witnessing a great deal of suspect police investigation that in some cases lead to unexpected deaths across the country. American citizens need to respect the authority in their cities and the police need to abide by the laws that govern its citizenry and their enforcement obligations. Some government officials believe they can operate above the law with impunity and Cold Lick delves into some of that dynamic.
With these stories, I hope to add my name one day to the pantheon of other formidable and anointed writers penning tales from a biblical viewpoint in the mystery, suspense, thriller and speculative genres like authors Ted Dekker, Steven James, Brandilyn Collins, James Scott Bell, Dee Henderson and others. In addition, I’m hoping to add in African-American perspectives to the who-done-it, why-done-it or what done-it goings on too like Tyora Moody, Bonnie Calhoun, Brandon Massey, Tananarive Due, Eric Jerome Dickey, Rasheedah Prioleau, Walter Mosley, Steven Barnes, the late Octavia E. Butler and others.
Thanks to all for your support of Kremlin Tide, Cold Lick and my latest release, S.Y.P.H.E.N. and be sure to tell your spheres of influence to give these books a shot and leave reviews on the various retailer and social media sites too. Thanks again and may you experience compelling reading until the next post.