Ashley Miller, environmental engineer, seemed to have it all. She felt good about her career, she had great friends, a great family, and a great hobby racing the vintage Mustang she rebuilt with her dad. How had it all unraveled so quickly.

How had she ended up here
hiding in this alley behind a dumpster
her heart beating in her throat,
in fear for her life as a madman searched for her?

And what about all that she had seen in the past hour? What did it all mean? Little did Ashley know that she held information in her shaking hand that could blow the lid off an international conspiracy! A conspiracy that would use concern over global warming as a weapon. A weapon that, unless Ashley could piece together the clues, would bring the United States of America to its very knees!

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Chris Skates has made his career in agricultural research and in both nuclear and non-nuclear utility Chemistry. His varied background and his faith ensure that his writing is at once, witty, bold, and engaging. His writing draws on his experiences as a nearly constant "new kid in town", his background in science, as well as his love of reading on a broad variety of topics.

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