A Funny Thing Happened On My Way To Yountville is a brief compilation of wine-centric stories pecked out during breaks in development of the final plot gadgets for Dance, the sequel to Desire in the Frank Mire political thriller series. As the subtitle explains, these stories are Wine-Induced Tales Of A Journey To The Napa Valley Nexus […]
There was a thick red line that Frank Mire would not cross. Taking down a client’s political opponent by exposing crimes and corruption, publicizing scandals and manipulating the press was in bounds – kidnapping, torture and murder was not. Regardless of what they deserved, his targets always walked away.
Frank Mire knew from experience that people who presented their lives as open books in public often concealed dreadful secrets from their past. Sometimes those secrets remained dormant forever, harmless and best forgotten. Far too often they were designed to reemerge at a chosen place and time to threaten both the guilty and the innocent. Frank had moments to decide which now lay before him.
In the final episode of the political season, elections are over and candidates prepare to take their oath of office. Frank Mire and his team take stock of their wins and loses and look forward to time off before the next election cycle begins. Evil forces have no intention of going dormant and Mire PR […]
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“I’m screwed beyond belief, that’s what you’re telling me?” “I’m saying there is a way out,” offered Frank Mire. Five term Congressman Douglas Hazzard, normally confident and calm, appeared panicked and pale as he leaned back in the wicker patio chair. From Desire by John Cordon
From inconspicuous offices on the edge of downtown San Francisco, Mire PR reaches across the country, covertly fighting political corruption one dirty politician at a time. Read Desire by John Cordon.
Thanks to all who have mentally sipped “A Funny Thing Happened On My Way To Yountville.” I appreciate the emails/DMs of support as I straddled the line between fact and fiction in my world of Spies, Crime And Always A Lot Of Wine. I’ve returned to working on “Dance” (sequel to “Desire“) and will have it […]
About John Cordon
John Cordon is an author of mystery/thriller fiction and resides in Northern California Wine Country, about an hour northeast of San Francisco. The Bay Area provides a wide range of backdrops for his … more... about About John Cordon