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He had only to think of the direction he wished to turn and he found himself there. For every meter of fall, he flew forward two meters.
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Robert knew he should check his dive computer, but now, for these few minutes, he didn't think ahead to anything. He held his body rigid, aware of the pain in his shoulder but able to arch his hips or bend his knees to change direction. He gazed below in amazement and triumph at the distance he was covering and his slow rate of descent.
From fifteen thousand feet up, wingsuit flying meant not sixty seconds of freefall like skydiving but a luxurious three minutes of gliding. He, Robert, had joined the tribe of the elite, the supermen who flew far above the earth.
During the months Cheryl Wilkins spent on the Baghdad streets improvised explosive devices, IEDs, had maimed and killed several of her friends. Shortly after returning to Louisiana from her service as a mechanic in Iraq, she applied to join the Coast Guard. She appreciated the Guard's competence and liked the idea of being "the tip of the spear," as the recruiter had put it. She had mapped the bayous and the coasts with her oysterman father, could fix most machines, and would take down anyone with a weapon when words failed. Since her homecoming, she'd been asked to give school talks in Lake Charles and other Jeff Davis Parish cities.
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She doubted she had the words to explain to civilians, particularly children, that her experience wasn't like playing a video game. She was immediately accepted into the Guard and joined as a boatswain's mate. Cheryl trained on the job through a striker program. The Coast Guard had its share of good old boys and hazing, but in the Eighth District she was respected for her military service.
Starks' third Lynn Dayton energy thriller soon. As in 13 DAYS: After working more than a decade for well-known energy companies, today she reviews energy investments at Seeking Alpha in both free articles and via the subscriber platform Econ-Based Energy Investing. Two of her short stories, "Robert and Therese Guillard: The story reveals more about tragic past entanglements between Jesse, Pete's father, and Pete. Starks played intramural basketball for the Efficient Mockettes, holds a US patent, has run fourteen half-marathons, and served six years on the board of the Friends of the Dallas Public Library.
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I now write a short story or novella between nearly every full-length novel I write. I like to push myself to try something new and different within a set format. I won't say that short stories are easier, but they are less complex than novels and because there isn't an expectation for sale, they're freeing. Working more than a decade for well-known energy companies in engineering, marketing, and finance from refineries to corporate offices prepared Starks to write global energy thrillers.
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Starks has run eleven half-marathons. She serves as board investment committee chair for the Friends of the Dallas Public Library, a fund-raising and advocacy group that supports Dallas' branch library system. When several people involved in bidding for an oil refinery are murdered, the situation becomes far more than a billion-dollar business deal.
Lynn Dayton and Cherokee tribal executive Jesse Drum must learn to trust each other so they can find and stop the killers. Can sobering up really be fatal? How have so many of the deaths been made to appear accidental? Newer Post Older Post Home.