Retired Navy SEAL Commander "Kip" Hendricks has one mission in life - stop terrorism. Kip and his team, arrive on Hartz Island located in the San Juan Islands in Washington State, to monitor cargo ships arriving from Indonesia, suspected of smuggling young jihad terrorists. All the ships must pass Hartz Island as they head to their Pacific Northwest ports. Holed up at Eagle's Nest Lodge, the joint task force of Americans and Canadians strategize their mission. Out on the waters, tracking the ships, Kip and his team discover unusual activity surrounding the islands and specifically Hartz Island. What appears to be an innocent out-of-the-way island isn't!
After the murder of her Seattle police officer husband, Jeannie Rogers followed her dream and opened The Ferry Dock café on Hartz Island. Now she is at a crossroads in her life. Her CPA brother wants her to sell her failing café before she is left with nothing. Trying to make ends meet, Jeannie gladly accepts the week-long catering job at Eagle's Nest Lodge. Unbeknownst to her, this week would be a pivotal point in her life, but also Kip Hendricks.
When Jeannie lands in Kip's arms sparks fly. Both Jeannie and Kip must examine their past so they may move into the future.
The San Juan Islands melt into the Gulf Islands of British Columbia, attracting eclectic residents, like Montana Worthington, resident psychic and free thinker, but also those who like to live outside the law.
SLIP INTO the NIGHT is the first book in the Hartz Island mystery series.
About the Author
Tracie Ingersoll Loy grew up in the Pacific Northwest and graduated from the University of Washington with a bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts which included creative writing. Her college friends said,"All good writers drink scotch". She's been perfecting it ever since in pursuit of becoming a writer.
Tracie ducked out of the corporate world of marketing and sales where she witnessed tawdry romances that she always felt would be great stories in her books. SLIP INTO the NIGHT is her first book in the Hartz Island mysteries taking place in the San Juan Islands in the Pacific Northwest, a location dear to her heart. DEEP INTO the NIGHT continues with the characters we we first met but mysteries abound with new discoveries. What seemed like a sleepy island is a beehive of illegal activity. Currently, Tracie is creating the 3rd book in the Hartz Island series, PEER INTO the NIGHT to be released in the fall.
Tracie lives in Northern Illinois with her husband and two dogs, a sassy cock-a-poo and a determined border collie.