Also by Stellen Qxz on obooko:
The Undercover Groomsman
Cloak & Stagger
In a world where bad people do bad things to good people, someone has to be there to stop them. In Magic City, that someone is Birmingham’s Best Bodyguard! Here now a new collection of Derrick at his best, or maybe his worst, depending on which side of his sights you’re on.
DAMAGE: Human flesh peddlers have always been the low end of the gene pool, vermin who prey on weakness and inflict misery on the innocent. So isn’t about time someone gave them a little taste of their own medicine?
BAD GUY: Everyone has a choice, but some people always seem to make the wrong one. And when a bad decision brings deadly consequences to the family of an old friend, Derrick responds the only way he knows how, headlong and unstoppable.
THE BREAKER: A reporter is riding high after breaking a major story on political corruption. The lies and shenanigans of a once powerful politician are now laid bare for all to see. As the spectacle trial begins, The Breaker has a front row seat in the courtroom to witness the fruits of his labor. But not everyone is happy, and somewhere out there someone is looking to see that the man’s next story is broken on the obituary page.
BODYGUARDS: The job is never easy, the threats ever-present, the specter of violent death a constant companion, but when it comes to putting it all on the line to protect a client, no one does it better than Birmingham’s Best.
THE ROAD NOT TAKEN: Everybody asks the question at some point in their lives. What would my life be like now if… At a retirement party for an old friend, Derrick takes a journey into his past, revisits old decisions, and embarks on an adventure through time where he experiences what his life could have been like on a different path, and how disparate it might be today but for the road not taken.