P L A N X The new thriller by Rory Tate When a suspicious explosion rocks a lab on a University campus in Montana, officer Cody Byrne is tasked with finding next-of-kin for one of the victims, a professor of Shakespeare. From this simple beginning she pulls the strings to unravel a secret jealously guarded by very powerful people. She won't give up her hunt, even as she battles wartime demons from her tour in Iraq, as she discovers she's chasing down her own identity, as well as a dead man's. PLAN X is both thrilling and sophisticated In a serpentine story that races from small-town Montana to the vaulted halls of Windsor Castle, thing is as it seems, including the works of the great Shakespeare himself. Former military and current police officer Cody Byrne is unforgettable- a heroine you want to root for. I love this book! -New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author J. Carson Black Rory Tate weaves a thrilling police procedural as officer Cody Byrne investigates the death of a Montana professor who may have been hiding one of the biggest secrets in academia- or perpetuating one of the biggest frauds- one that could scandalize the royal family of Great Britain. An entertaining read! -Robin Burcell, award winning author of THE BLACK LIST A book to keep you up at night. Once begun it must be read through. Exciting, spellbinding, and riveting are words that come to mind. The best mystery/crime/spy vel I have read recently. One of the best of all time. - book blogger and author, Ruth Ann Hixson
Rory Tate is the author of edgy thrillers with strong female characters. The first, Jump Cut (2011) featured a Seattle television reporter fighting to save her job and the city she loves. As Lise McClendon, the author writes mystery and suspense novels, including Blackbird Fly (2009) and All Your Pretty Dreams (2012), a family drama with squeeze box. She lives in Montana where she goes hiking, fly-fishing, and skiing, when not dreaming up a new story.