As a public speaker, Cameron Ash, “Cash,” advocates a controversial foreign policy that should be read by the American President. Angered by the speech, a Middle Eastern government sends an assassin after Cash.
After the recent loss of his wife and children in a mysterious plane crash, Cash takes over as president of Lone Pine Technologies in Colorado. He cleans house, uncovers accounting fraud, and grows the company through acquisitions. Cash encounters an Iranian industrial espionage effort within his company, run by the ‘Ghostman,’ who is known for his elimination of Iranian dissidents in Europe.
Experiences can entertain and inspire. I want to to provide unforgettable characters, and actions that challenge the mind and tug the heart.
Hidden truths travel openly in fiction.
Years of living and travelling in Southeast Asia, China, Iran, and Europe provide a backdrop for Cash, as he struggles with the interplay of geopolitics, business, and religion on the global stage. My active participation in politics, including managing a Congressional campaign, supports Cash’s political instincts.
Chuck and Carolyn, his wife, reclined leisurely in beach chairs in front of the Laguna Hotel. The crashing waves sniggled their feet. A large umbrella, shielded them from the sun. The surf was rising.
A small computer lay on Chuck’s lap. He was lost in thought, his body slack.
Carolyn reached over and kissed him, saying, “It’s nice to have you home, even if your mind is planning and plotting. Has Dr. Ash recovered from the loss of his family and his company?”
“No. It’s always beneath the surface. I convinced him that we can’t wait on the assassin. We need to go on the offensive.