Emma Winberry and Nate Sandler, her significant other, plan a vacation on a sailboat on the Caribbean. Emma has misgivings about the trip and discusses it with her Guardian Angel who tells her there will be trials ahead. Follow the characters through the world of storms at sea, piracy, drug lords, and heroism to the pulse pounding conclusion.
Bryn McKay has always tried to save her brother from his risky choices, but a near-tragic truck accident landed him in prison and her in the hospital. Now, a year later, he’s converted to radical Islam and escaped, vowing revenge. To clear her mind, Bryn goes on a rafting trip with her best friend, naturalist and outdoor guide Carter Danielson – and she wouldn’t mind if things turned romantic. Unfortunately, Carter is a recovering alcoholic who shies away from commitment. That is, until the two of them stumble across her brother and must flee for their lives. Will Carter figure out where his heart lies, or will Bryn face her biggest fear: watching someone she loves die?
Rich and flamboyant Honeybelle, the most colorful character in Mule Stop, Texas sudenly dies a suspicious death and enrages the whole town by leaving her vast fortune to the most underserving recipient: her dog. The incorrigible Miss Ruffles is a Texas Cattle Cur, not a cuddly lapdog, and when Honeybell was alive, Miss Ruffles liked nothing better than digging up Honeybelle’s famous rose garden after breakfast, chasing off the UPS man before lunch and terrorizing the many gentleman callers who came knocking at cocfktail hour.