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Shaking the Tree

Shaking the Tree

Max Strong is starting over. He even has a new name. He’s paid for his past and only wants to live out whatever future he has left in peace and quiet. But Max’s quiet life just got a lot more complicated.

His roommate just came home with a locked briefcase and the police just found a body up in a tree. Someone is looking for that briefcase.

It’s not always good being the new guy in a small town.

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Bottom of the World

Bottom of the World

Max is a wanted man. Again. Only this time he’s innocent. Mostly. Refusing to be the fall guy for the bloody events in Essex, he ran.

Mr. Smith is a man that specializes in discretely taking care of problems. Kate Sanders is a PI that’s going broke and trying to get her dead father’s voice out of her head. Alexei Yushkin is alive but walks with a limp and carries a deep grudge. Carter is just a psycho. Danny is the idiot that crossed Carter.

They all want to find Max.

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Hollow City

Hollow City

They know he’s coming but can they stop him?

Max Strong tried to lead a quiet life. He tried to do things the right way. He turned himself in. He tried to use the courts to get justice for his family. He went to prison. He did his time and tried to move on. It didn’t work.

Carter came after him before and Max knows he will keep coming. He will never stop. Max will find no peace unless he makes it himself. It’s time to go home and face his demons.

Some debts can only be paid one way…

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Trouble Will Find Me

Trouble Will Find Me

Max has finally put some of his ghosts to bed, but that doesn’t mean he can rest easy. He’s still a fugitive on the run from his past. He’s made his way to Prince Creek, a small town on the far eastern edge of Canada, where he’s found some peace working a fishing boat.

When Topher Arnsfeld, the richest man in town, and his wife are brutally murdered in their home, it stirs up long-buried resentments and triggers a list of suspects spanning across the small community. Disturbing rumors emerge as Max is drawn deeper into the case. In the midst of it all, one thing becomes clear: Someone’s going to get revenge, no matter who’s in the way.

Max might be the right guy in the wrong place all over again.

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