(#7) Femme Fatale - Less than two years earlier, Leslie Robb, an accountant in her late
twenties working for the Imperial National Bank, had seen her
life-partner and co-worker, Gina, shot to death during a bank heist
subsequently foiled in part by Chris Barry, millionaire and clandestine
operative of the government's 'Discreet Activities'.
Taken as a hostage along with Chris by the remaining robbers onto a helicopter secretly piloted by two 'DA' operatives, including 'DA' head, Jonathan Addley, Leslie had played an integral role in helping bring the offenders down. As a result, thanks to her sang froid, sense of moral justice and martial arts affinities, Leslie left the world of finance to fight crime as a member of the 'DA' team.
Now, Leslie has a new partner in life, Dominique Petit, a Canadian/French dual citizen who suggests Leslie visit Paris with her while she is in the City of Lights on business. Less than twenty-four hours after Leslie arrives, Dominique and her sister, Corinne, disappear, turning Leslie's vacation into her own business trip of justice and revenge...
When four foreign students from Pakistan with known ties to the AFI's Montreal cell arrive in the area on New Year?s Eve, Discreet Activities? head, Jonathan Addley, along with Chris Barry and other DA consultants are more than willing to take on the additional workload.
After two of the DA team members die violently in an AFI related suicide-bombing, the job becomes getting revenge on those responsible for this Holy War?
With only his family in mind, Russell takes an adventure-filled, impromptu vacation of indefinite duration, leaving all else behind and stopping at nothing to show how much he cares for his loved ones in an effort to win them back. But, will he succeed? Or, will it prove to be all too late in the end?
(# 2) The Consultant
The friendly takeover of CSS Inc. leaves computer executive Chris Barry
unemployed, very wealthy and pleased with the situation. But the hiatus
is short-lived... As a result of his involvement in the recent Vigilante investigation, Barry is approached by Jonathan Addley and invited to join Discreet Activities,
a government agency of the clandestine variety. Accepting, he promptly
takes on his first assignment under the guise of an IT consultant, to
investigate possible links between a local import business and the
murder of its MIS director. As he discovers the firm is being used to
import narcotics, his cover is blown and things get personal, spurring
him to show that murderers, drug lords, biker gangs and kidnappers are
no match for... The Consultant
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