Please welcome back to the tavern my good friend and talented author, Tena Stetler! We're celebrating her new book release, Security Force of Two! Grab a glass of champagne or apple cider and let's hear what Tena has to say about her story...
Hey Mary, thank you for inviting me to your blog to chat about my new release SECURITY FORCE OF TWO, and companion animals in our books and homes.
Do you have companion animals at home? I do and I don’t know what I’d do without them. When I’m feeling low, or want to talk something through, Mystic, my dog, and Taco, my parrot are always willing to listen. Even Sammy Turtle, will listen, but is more intent on traveling across the floor to parts unknown. They tell me when it’s time for lunch (Yes we all eat together). and when it’s time to quit for the day and relax in the sunroom with them. These are just a few of their responsibilities other than letting me know someone is at the door. LOL
Naturally, most of my books have companion animals to bring the story and characters more depth. Surprising enough, the SECURITY FORCE OF TWO has a puppy who steals scenes. Your heart will melt when you hear Terribyte’s story and cross-country trip.
So do you like companion animals or familiars in the stories you read? I truly enjoy stories with animals in them. Tell me your thoughts in the comments.
Now let’s see what my new release, SECURITY FORCE OF TWO is all about.
Miacoh Zane, a Special Forces veteran, returns to Aspen Ridge, Colorado a small town nestled in the Rocky Mountains, to settle his beloved grandmother’s estate. But the town holds painful memories and family secrets he wants to leave behind for good.
Candle Bearclaw, a gifted computer analyst recruited out of college by the CIA, resigns her position after fifteen years. She returns to her sleepy hometown only to discover her childhood crush has also returned and a violent crime has been committed.
Due to their covert operations experience, Candle and Miacoh are thrown together to assist Homeland Security and her father, former chief of police, with a murder investigation. As they search for the perpetrators, the case takes an unusual twist that could blow the case wide open.
How about a sneak peek between the pages of SECURITY FORCE OF TWO?
Candle Bearclaw stood in front of Carl's large mahogany desk, laid the unsealed white envelope face up on the polished desktop, and slid it toward her boss.
“What's this?” Carl eyed the offending envelope.
“It's what we talked about last week, my resignation.” Candle swung her briefcase onto the leather chair beside her. Pulling out a laptop computer, a manila file folder, and a memory stick, she sat them on the corner of her boss's desk. “It's all here, including the passwords necessary to access the sensitive files, my work thus far on the assignment, including my contacts, and it's a good stopping point for me. Someone else should be able to pick up exactly where I left off, seamlessly. I am requesting a no contact status by you and the agency.” She pulled out a .380 semi-automatic tucked into the waistband of her slacks, ejected the magazine, and racked the slide open. Gingerly setting the gun on the desk beside the other items, she sighed.
He looked across the desk at her, observing her actions. “I understand your position, but that may not be possible. How deep were you?”
Hands flat on the desktop, she leaned over and glared at him. “Deep enough to understand the assignment went against every fiber of my being. You knew that when you assigned it to me, and yet, you did it anyway, knowing it would be my final act as a CIA operative.”
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Meet the Author
Tena Stetler is a best-selling author of award winning paranormal tales. Some call her crazy others creative. She deals with the voices in her head by writing them down and creating a fantasy world and characters you won’t soon forget. Her books tell tales of magical kick-ass women and mystical alpha males that dare to love them. Travel, adventure, magic, and a bit of mystery flourish in her books along with a few companion animals to round out the tales.
Colorado is home; shared with her husband of many moons, a brilliant Chow Chow, a spoiled parrot and a fifty-year-old box turtle. When she’s not writing, her time is spent kayaking, camping, hiking, biking or just relaxing in the great Colorado outdoors.
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