Valerie Brooks is the author of a new book, Tainted Times 2: second in the Angeline Porter Trilogy, a psychological noir thriller published by Black Leather Jacket Press.
Former criminal defense attorney Angeline Porter has killed two leaders of an extortionist mob in self-defense, and the new leaders want her money and her dead. How long will she have to hide out in the hot, humid hills of Kauai? Then she discovers something startling—she has a sister she never knew about. But FBI agent Gerard Duvernet tells her this sister has connections to the same mob that’s after Ang. Will justice or blood ties win out?