AUTHOR AND VETERINARIAN
Scientists have spent decades searching for a breakthrough that would give U.S. soldiers battlefield superiority. Finally, a Texas University laboratory has it in its grasp — but at what expense?
Not in dollars — a much higher price.
It’s been nine years since Kent helped one of his veterinary school classmates expose inhumane animal testing at a prominent university. Now, after all that time, his good intentions are coming back to haunt him. Bombs are destroying his hometown, then blackmail, and a veterinary co-worker is murdered. When the killer threatens to destroy the thing that Kent holds most sacred in the horse world, Kent devises a plan to defend it. It looks like it may work — until Kent and his redbone hound, Lucinda, end up in a fight for their lives.
Kent refuses to sell his soul to the devil — not at the expense of the animals he has sworn to protect.
While investigating the death of his mentor, Dr. Stephenson uncovers a plot against the animals he has sworn to protect.
ISBN# 978-0-9989326-0-6 (print)
ISBN #978-0-9989326-1-3 (e-book)
It’s the middle of the breeding season in Upstate New York, and the top stallions in Kent Stephenson’s veterinary practice are being systematically eliminated by sudden death, rare disease, and mysterious disappearance.
ISBN# 978-0-9989326-2-0 (print)
ISBN #978-0-9989326-3-7 (e-book)
Reviewed by Trudi LoPreto for Readers' Favorite Simpatico's Gift takes place in upstate New York where it is the thoroughbred breeding season. Simpatico is the best stallion for the job but he is suddenly taken ill and dies. Dr. Kent Stephenson is the vet...
"Simpatico's Gift" is a fast-paced equine thriller. The plot is driven and emotional . . . a page-turner, thanks to the likable characters and the hankering to see justice served. This book is very well written and researched. The author clearly knows his subject, and...
Reviewed by Lesley Jones for Readers' Favorite In Taking On Lucinda by Frank Martorana, in the fall of 1982, Chief Merrill Stephenson discovers Aaron Whitmore has been shot. As he investigates the death of his mentor, a group of animal activists called FOAM descend on...