Based on a true story

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Based on a true story

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  Can you remember a time when there was no internet, no computers, no cellphones? When rock and roll, bell bottoms and miniskirts were all the rage? The year was 1974. Kyle was a high school senior, looking for something to fill the emptiness in his life. A child of a divorced couple, he grew up with only his music to rely on. But then he saw her. And while he walked from her apartment toward home, he knew she was The One. He was sure of it. And now that he knew, he could never live without her.

Valerie was a high school teacher caged in an abusive, loveless marriage, looking for an escape. When she heard Kyle play his music, she knew her life would never be the same. As she looked over her four lists, she saw that all of the pros under Kyle’s name were all the things missing from her life. There were only two cons, and they could destroy her. The relationship was so wrong, so dangerous. Everywhere there were obstacles and no one thought it was right, including one person whose interference became increasingly violent to the point where their very lives were threatened.

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                          ROLLOVER                                                       
After his ambulance is T-boned and sent careening down an embankment, medic Jay Barlow faces a life without the use of his legs and a depression that cannot be consoled by his loving wife of 26 years and supportive adult children. But when an opportunity to become a docent at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum is presented to him, Jay begins to see a way out of his despair as he gives tours from his wheelchair and immerses himself in the impressive collection of artifacts and the stories of the military veterans who volunteer there. He eventually finds himself in a world where he can escape his physical limitations and become a part of history. Jay’s experiences become increasingly fantastic to the point where his wife Debbie, a registered nurse, becomes concerned that they are a product of PTSD.

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    Jay Barlow leaves a career as a road musician to settle down to a quiet life as a biomedical electronic technician at prestigious Kirkwood Medical Center. While performing a routine inspection on a defibrillator used to shock human hearts into action, Jay receives an electrical jolt that starts a sinister, dangerous and ultimately fatal series of events. After his accident Jay is cared for by pretty ER nurse, Debbie Farrell, who he truly notices for the first time. Jay and his boss, Dan Harris, watch as the Biomedical Department is rocked by a series of mysterious--and potentially lethal--equipment malfunctions. As Jay's romance with Debbie grows, he and Dan begin to suspect deliberate sabotage--but why would anyone booby-trap machines designed to save lives? Jay himself becomes a suspect, and then watches in horror as a fellow technician dies in an accident caused by a faulty machine. When the breakdowns are used as an excuse to close down the entire department, Jay decides he must track down the killer before more innocent people are sacrificed. He suspects everyone, including his best friend, before uncovering the ruthless killer. Finally, he recruits the entire department and other hospital staff in a bizarre, fitting--and very satisfying--plot of revenge. 


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                          ESBENSHADE.             
A twenty-seven-year-old male has gone into full cardiac arrest, and we follow paramedic partners Jay Barlow and Samantha Williams, working their “code”, to Esbenshade Hospital and into the ER trauma room where the patient finally dies. There is no clear-cut reason for such a death in such a young man until the hospital pathologist discovers a baseball-sized tumor in the man’s brain. This is deemed a very rare and unfortunate situation until Jay learns that the man’s neighbor died of exactly the same thing two years before. As the story progresses more and more local people become afflicted with tumors, cancer and birth defects--far above the average for such a small community. Jay races to find out why this is happening, enlisting the help of his friends, family, and colleagues while along the way he must still deal with the demands of being a husband, father, and a paramedic. Who is killing the community and why? When the horrible truth is revealed, Jay rushes in to find the killers and convince the town that they are victims of a very real and deadly plot, a plot made even more frightening because it is based on a true story.