An evil alliance between Al Qaeda and Iran plots the murder of thousands of Americans.
The danger is ignored by distracted politicians more intent on retaining power than protecting the American people.
The country is rocked by scandal after scandal.
A Supreme Court Justice is blackmailed and faced with a gut wrenching decision: save his wife’s life or vote against his conscience in a landmark First Amendment case.
The census results are corrupted; congressional apportionment is rigged in the favor of crooked politicians. Voter fraud runs rampant. The integrity of presidential election is in question.
The dark power behind the throne does not tolerate failure; the corruption must not be exposed.
Brave men and women die at the hands a skilled and ruthless assassin.
All the while the nation is paralyzed as terrorists successfully infiltrate the southern border and make their way undetected to their targets.
Only the unlikely alliance of an ex-FBI agent, an honest politician, a corporate executive and a deputy sheriff can thwart attacks that will kill tens of thousands…and save the country from falling into chaos.
A Georgia native, Rodney’s business career included a variety of senior management positions and consulting engagements in companies and industries ranging from startups to Fortune 50 firms.
A graduate of the Grady College of Journalism at the University of Georgia, in 2005 Rodney authored Leading Your Business to the Next Level…the Six Core Disciplines of Sustained Profitable Growth, a hands-on guide for companies navigating the perils and pitfalls of a high growth environment.
An avid student of history and political junky, Rodney combined those interests with his lifelong desire to write a novel. His first, Powers Not Delegated, was published in 2012
Rodney’s second novel, The Xerces Factor, was released in April. He meshes his knowledge of history and current events to pen a relevant and plausible tale of intrigue inside the Beltway.
His short story, Granny Mae’s Journey, appeared in the Crimson Cloak anthology, Steps in Time, this spring.
Rodney lives in Hendersonville, North Carolina. His passions include hiking, photography, R&B guitar, history, reading, and, of course, University of Georgia football.
A financial wizard, Rad Lee finally figured it out...
Powers Not Delegated
Lee’s overall conclusion was that the recent near-breakdown of the world’s economic system and subsequent panic had been artificially created. Though the US housing market’s problems were inflicted by foolish, government-mandated lending policies and overly aggressive investors, those factors alone were not enough to have caused the meltdown. Krakos, using his many affiliate companies and other shadow organizations, had executed a series of carefully planned securities, options, and futures transactions. Each transaction viewed separately was of little consequence. However, when viewed collectively and in light of the precise timing of the trades, an unstable situation became critical.