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The Lost Girls

The only thing hotter than the summers in Phoenix is the temper of a police detective who can’t figure out why young girls keep disappearing. Katalina Wimple is that detective. Her obsession with the missing girls makes her the best person for the job, but it also serves as a refuge from the problems in her own life.

Battling her own demons offers coincidences impossible to ignore. Rescuing the missing girls will require Kat figuring out how much coincidence is too much, as well as fighting her desire for what she can’t have.

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Traitor

Katalina Wimple ran out of bad guys to chase. She found love and peace hand in hand and nothing seems impossible… until the one-that-got-away shows up in need of help.

Her new case takes her through the portal to Dark Earth where she’s expected to save a man with a shady past. She’ll face not only mythology and folklore in the flesh, but a relationship strained to the point of no return by an old flame that burns brighter than ever.

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Wolfgirl

An all expenses paid vacation to Dark Earth to see how wild the west really was seems too good to be true. The CEO of a biotech company’s family is attacked by natives and one of their number held for ransom.

Lieutenant Katalina Wimple is the perfect woman for the case. Not only does she have the experience, the skills, and the friends with the right talents, but it turns out she has a distant relationship to the kidnapped victim. In order to do the job she has to put personal tragedy aside and return to the world she hates in the hopes of not only rescuing her estranged family, but finding the acceptance that’s missing in her own life.

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Black Widow

For Katalina Wimple the memories of a lifetime of struggle can disappear in a moment of bliss. They can also come crashing back in when she’s confined in a cold, dark tomb at the mercy of the knife of a new kind of killer.

Katy’s new case puts in unfamiliar territory. This time it’s a man who’s been hurt. A man from her past that she once admired. To solve this case Katy has to find peace with her past and find a killer with more reason to hate than even she has.

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Guardian

Katalina Wimple's been fighting monsters since she was trapped in a dark basement as a teenager. Twenty seven years later she's still fighting them, but this time she does it to shine light into the dark basements of her foster kids.

But the darkness is looking back. Katalina has to come out of retirement when her past comes back to haunt her. Disappearing friends are only the beginning of her problems. When one of her fosters is put in danger there's nothing Katalina won't do to stop the monster out to hurt them, even if it kills her.

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