Alex Sheridan, a Maverick entrepreneur and her high-powered business partner, Christine Welbourne, are poised for epic success in the oil and gas business. Brilliant and beautiful, the women are recognized as hard-charging leaders in the business community, as well as the traditionally male dominated oil and gas industry.Business dreams and love relationships are shattered when Alex discovers Chris brutally murdered in their office. It looks like a professional hit. The case immediately becomes a high-profile media event. The murder investigation shuts down their business as it follows a maze of evidence that leads to dead ends and destruction. When Chris’ secret affair with a powerful senator is discovered, events escalate. The unsolved murder of her dearest friend combined with the destruction of their business emotionally hobbles Alex. Powerful politicians, cutthroat associates and business enemies are suspects and Alex is interrogated about her possible motive. Amidst the chaos, her burgeoning love interest with the rugged engineer, Colt Forrester is abandoned. As leads are exhausted, the murder case of prominent Denver businesswoman, Christine Welbourne goes cold.
Corruption, greed, sex and revenge…unseen EVIL forces are at play in Crude Intent, the riveting sequel to Silent Partners, and the second book in the Alex Sheridan series. Is a suspicious explosion at one of Alex Sheridan’s oil wells in the Colorado national forest just an accident or part of a diabolical plan? Where is her long-time partner and estranged lover, Colt Forrester, who has gone missing? What sinister forces are trying to destroy and steal her valuable business, and will the rugged and charming Angus Hawthorn, who leads her fire-fighting team, seduce her heart? A brilliant and beautiful entrepreneur, Alex Sheridan calls on loyal friends, Detective Carter and his aide, Lafayette, to find the TRUTH, but they must find a killer before Alex is accused of MURDER and her dreams destroyed. In the aftermath of the fire and tragic investigation…will LOVE rise from the ashes?