All was quiet on the corporate jet as Vladimir tried to form a plan to tell his pregnant wife he was going back to Afghanistan on a short assignment for the CIA. When he looked at his radiant wife sleeping he found himself thinking about family in general. He knew that he had a missing niece somewhere, and it was long past time to find her. In Cincinnati, Varnie (Vlad's niece) is planning how to escape from the abusive foster home she had been thrown into. She kws her mother had been born in Sitka Alaska and that she would have relatives there. That was where she was going one way or the other. While Vlad and Jim are in a war zone, Vlad has a detective looking for his niece. At the same time, Varnie, Lance and Holly (two children she couldn't leave in the foster home) are working their way across the United States. They become enmeshed in underworld manipulations that lead to a problem only Vlad and Jim can fix. Dealing with international intrigue, and the mysteries of the seedy underworld of Seattle, Vlad and Jim will have to rescue the orphans and save Varnie. 'Read it started in Sitka' to find out how Vlad and Jim deal with these new challenges. This is the third book in the Vlad and Jim action/adventure series!
About the Author MELVIN G. BROWN is the author of the autobiography The Sanctamooja and me. Mel was born in 1940. He grew up in Eastern Washington, and spent a lot of his young life on a small homestead in Northern Idaho with his grandparents. He has amassed a lifetime of adventures and experiences. Mel is able to bring a bit of down-home feel to everything he writes. Mel lives and writes on the coast of Oregon near the city of Waldport. SCOTT S. WATTS was born, 1950, in Wallace Idaho. He joined the United States Air force in 1969. He served eight years then received a commission in the United States Army. He served another four years active duty then spent an-other sixteen years in the Army reserve. Scott graduated from the University of Idaho with a degree in clinical psychology. Much later he completed a Master's degree in Psychology from The University of Phoenix. Scott presently lives in Northern Idaho and works in social services.