Jake tries to find peace from losing Caitland and spends time with his dog “Caity” in his residence hidden in the picturesque mountains of Sedona. But trouble finds Jake again when an old friend knocks on his door. A powerful drug lord kidnapped Pablo’s wife, Alana, to force him to comply with the narcotrafficker’s demands. The man who will kill Alana is a depraved, psychopathic serial killer. He is also the father of Mackenzy who murdered Jake’s Caitland. Will Jake risk everything, including his life, to help Pablo get Alana back?
Tormented detective Jake Roberts just killed a suspect in a firefight. Behind the ski mask was a sixteen-year-old girl. Department policy requires a visit to the precinct shrink after a shooting. Leaving the session in anger, Jake passes a beautiful woman entering the doctor’s office. Later that night, Dr. Thaddeus Abrams is found murdered. The kill is the work of a prolific serial killer and FBI profiler Mika Scott is obsessed with capturing the killer. She arrives to lead the investigation at the Atlanta PD where she was once Detective Jake Roberts’ partner and lover. Jake is sent to question the doctor’s clients, and he comes face-to-face with the beautiful woman he passed in the office earlier, a flight attendant named Lori Powers. Jake and Lori fall into a steamy love affair. Working with Mika, tensions are running high when Jake discovers who the killer is and the once cold trail is on fire. Will they get there in time to stop another murder? The killer is within a fingertips reach.
Lori Powers escaped capture and fled to Europe in. After five years on the run, Interpol finds Lori and returns her to the U.S. where homicide detective Jake Roberts and ex-FBI profiler Mika Scott take custody of her. It's a bittersweet reunion for all. Lori and Jake were lovers. For Mika, Lori was her worst nightmare. But Jake is being stalked by another serial killer––wealthy, genius Jared Hamilton. Jake breaks all of the rules and helps Lori escape from prison to assist in Hamilton’s capture, but does Lori know Jared and are the two killers conspiring to kill Jake, Mika, and Juan? Will Lori use the opportunity to escape again? Not your average serial killer story, Mind Over Murder is the perfect serial killer read!
Detective Jake Roberts went outside the law to capture serial killer, Jared Hamilton. His superiors in Atlanta Homicide gave Jake a choice––retire, or face criminal prosecution. He decided to retire and move to LA with his Hollywood agent girlfriend Caitland. He writes best-selling crime novels. Caitland and Jake go to Phoenix to visit his childhood friend. Superstar comedian Bobby Goode has returned to where he started to do four shows. During his opening night show, Bobby humiliates a heckler. Later that night, Phoenix homicide detectives Wynter Williams and Vince Farina investigate a murder. Jake happens onto the crime scene the next morning and is asked to consult on the case. Jake and Wynter have growing suspicions about who the killer might be. They arrive to see Bobby's last show before he leaves for New York City. "Shots fired!"
A gunman enters Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix. His van, parked next to the terminal, has enough explosives in it to bring down the entire building. As Jake Roberts watches Caitland’s flight depart, desperate alerts are made to evacuate the airport. Jake runs to assist the airport police. He learns his best friend, an airline pilot, has been shot twice. Will he be able to rescue him? Forensic psychologist Mackenzy Graham specializes in serial killers. On a research grant, she works with those confined in Broadmoor Hospital in England. She has a surprise for the most dangerous one. When she returns to San Francisco, will she apply what she learned? In Malibu, Caitland hosts a party for her A-list clients. After the party, Caitland is alone in the house, except for an intruder waiting in the dark. The Malibu police call Jake about an incident at his home. He’s told the “West Koast Killer” murdered Caitland and is stalking him. Jake enlists the help of a gang leader he knows to help him turn the tables on the killer. They capture Caitland’s killer and drive far into the desert late at night. Will Jake pull the trigger?
“STEALING ATLANTA is an action packed scenario with enough intrigue to satisfy the most demanding reader!”––CLIVE CUSSLER
"Stealing my time! Stone had delivered a taut crime caper full of humor that kept me turning the pages! Can't wait for the next one!" – TIM DORSEY
“It isn’t just an ordinary bank job––it’s the bank job of a lifetime! Times are hard. The world economy is changing. I’m going to do what I do best––steal. I and my crew are going to take down the Atlanta Federal Reserve before Wall Street takes all the money. Let’s do this thing!"––Brandyn Wood
“This has to be one of the most poignant heart-wrenching books I have ever read. A woman so driven to protect her child she takes his life. We often hear about women who murder their children, and those of us mothers cannot understand how someone can do that, but the truth of the matter is it is all in this book.”––Pam Thomas Reviews