Alan Sacket is about to be promoted to Vice President of sales for
Lamberts, a mega store chain. Despite his large sales increase, Sackett
is fired as the stock market plummets in 2008. Alan Sackett’s huge
salary had supported his burgeoning debts. His debt swells with his
income gone and payments due on his hotel suite, several vehicles, a
six-figure boat, and mountain condo. He makes a deal with a notorious
loan shark, Roscoe, to minimize his debt while he looks for work.
flies to Barclay Idaho, where he spent a summer at age ten, to sell his
late aunt’s general store. He meets Soonie, his ten-year-old friend
from that summer. Soonie’s situation and Alan’s love for her and the
small-town clash with opposing forces. His plan involves the town,
Soonie and Roscoe’s demand for the entire loan.
A seasoned reporter, Roy Garrison is drawn to the California high desert by a local woman's bizarre claim of weird happenings on the state highway. Garrison is soon fleeing for this life as he pursues the lead, and soon finds himself trapped within the machinations of the Defense Security Agency. Across the country in Florida a couple falls into the same project but from another angle. On the run with an old friend, Garrison links up with the Florida couple. The intense espionage, double-crossing and government overthrow swirls into an unexpected finale, leaving behind a wake of death and destruction.