Retired Navy SEAL Commander "Kip" Hendricks has one mission in life - stop terrorism. Kip and his team, arrive on Hartz Island located in the San Juan Islands in Washington State, to monitor cargo ships arriving from Indonesia, suspected of smuggling young jihad terrorists. All the ships must pass Hartz Island as they head to their Pacific Northwest ports. Holed up at Eagle's Nest Lodge, the joint task force of Americans and Canadians strategize their mission. Out on the waters, tracking the ships, Kip and his team discover unusual activity surrounding the islands and specifically Hartz Island. What appears to be an innocent out-of-the-way island isn't!
After the murder of her Seattle police officer husband, Jeannie Rogers followed her dream and opened The Ferry Dock café on Hartz Island. Now she is at a crossroads in her life. Her CPA brother wants her to sell her failing café before she is left with nothing. Trying to make ends meet, Jeannie gladly accepts the week-long catering job at Eagle's Nest Lodge. Unbeknownst to her, this week would be a pivotal point in her life, but also Kip Hendricks.
When Jeannie lands in Kip's arms sparks fly. Both Jeannie and Kip must examine their past so they may move into the future.
The San Juan Islands melt into the Gulf Islands of British Columbia, attracting eclectic residents, like Montana Worthington, resident psychic and free thinker, but also those who like to live outside the law.
SLIP INTO the NIGHT is the first book in the Hartz Island mystery series.