California transplant Michelle McGriff now writes using the lush green backdrop of the Great Northwest as her muse. Known to her family as the ‘best of storytellers' and with many novels and short stories under her pen, she excitedly joins Q-Boro Books with hopes of entertaining a new audience with her rule-breaking, cross-genre writing style that's sure to entertain the enlightened reader.
Romia Smith is a misunderstood cop. Tall, beautiful, and lethal, her martial arts skills are off the board. During an after-hours gathering with her fellow law enforcement officers, she is accosted by a stranger who, within moments, ends up dead—apparently shot with her service revolver. Romia has an alibi, but it’s one that is less believable than the lie she’s being framed with—murder! In her quest to prove her innocence, Romia finds herself stepping further and further out of line with the law and into a world she never would have believed existed—into a past she didn’t know she had. The Phoenix is a secret agency of international spies working both sides of right and wrong. Romia becomes the target in a deadly chase to the top of the Phoenix’s nest. It will take everything she ever knew to find out what everyone thinks she already knows. Author Michelle McGriff broadens her reach to touch the secret world of spies and covert operations. Based in conspiracy theory and fast action fiction, Swerve is book one of The Phoenix Series.