What if you found a memo warning that thousands of people would be killed, and a powerful psychopath is determined to stop you from revealing it? Twenty-one-year-old Dr. Essie Openwaters has her world turned upside down in a deadly struggle to stop a bomb and silence the demons in her mind. Determined to prevent a catastrophe, Essie will not stop.
Wanting only to be a respected scientist and forget the hatred, bigotry, and poverty that dominated her youth, Dr. Essie Openwaters finds herself targeted by a powerful psychopathic murderer as she struggles to protect the Pacific Northwest from a devastating explosion and overcome inner demons that threaten her career.
Malicious Deception is a techno thriller that pits a young Native American woman against trained assassins and corrupt federal officials as she races to protect the area where she lives from a catastrophic calamity in a system manipulated by intransigent bureaucrats.
Malicious Deception is the first in a series of Essie Openwaters mystery thrillers.