Events Set In Motion
Carli, Samantha, and Shaun Tanner recover from their father’s murder, an event which sets in motion irrevocable changes in each of their lives.In the first story, Of Art and Air, photojournalist Carli Tanner and FBI agent Ethan Brooks collaborate to determine who pulled the trigger that ended Bear Tanner’s life, and why. Ethan utilizes his unusual way of solving cases to protect Carli from those who view her as an obstacle to their personal gain. Carli must decide if she will relinquish her gypsy life in order to alter the focus of her father’s game preserve.
Ethan travels from Wyoming to Colorado in, Of Hoof Prints and Heartbeats, when a ghost from Samantha Tanner’s past escapes prison to finish what he started ten years earlier. Cole Branson, from the JAR-C Ranch, offers to be Sam’s personal body guard. With an escaped convict in the area, and as threats from an unknown source escalate, his memories of Sam and their time together as teenagers spark the realization of his heart’s desire. Sam is forced to face her greatest fear, despite efforts of protection and preparedness. She recognizes that time has presented her a second chance, but will the outcome be the same? Ethan, Sam, and Cole struggle to determine the location of one criminal, as they work to compile and comprehend information regarding the menace that continues to plague the Tanner family.
The final story of the Tanner Trilogy brings the reader back to Wyoming.
As sheriff of the town where he grew up, Shaun takes the safety of the populace personally. However, where does he turn when his own life becomes the center of a thwarted criminal’s revenge? From the depths of grief, his sanity begins to unravel.
Marketing specialist, Fiona Casey arrives at Tanner’s Outdoor Adventures for employment, but realizes Wyoming offers more than she believes she deserves. Despite the efforts of Shaun, Ethan, and Cole to eliminate the danger, Fiona’s son, Ian, becomes the catalyst of the final scene in which lives are saved, or forfeit.
The trilogy shares the tale of loss, abuse, addiction, innocence, betrayal, greed, desire, rage, wonder, joy, and the most significant aspect of the human condition, love.
Join Carli and Ethan, Samantha and Cole, and Shaun and Fiona as events complete the circle, and they discover and share life’s most precious gifts in an attempt to keep safe from those whose twisted hearts and darkened souls believe that their lust for possession justifies their actions.