For years, Carson MacMillan's family believed she traveled the world visiting exotic places with sporadic communication, and rare unexpected trips home. But, her mysterious lifestyle is more adventuresome, and much closer to home, than they imagined.
While wrestling her own demons, the strong- willed Carson is caught in her quest to right wrongs done to her and others, at the hand of the wealthy entrepreneur, Blaine Montgomery. When a sex scandal exposes the dark secrets that dominate her life, she discovers Montgomery is not the only man obsessed with her. Uber rich and commanding, Grant Sutter reaches back from her past - the past she thought she had long ago buried - and forces his way into her life. He takes her way beyond her limits in pursuit of her ultimate submission.
As she struggles in an internal tug of war between good and evil and keeping everyone she loves safe from harm, Montgomery's paranoia rages in his attempt to elude the authorities that are intent on pinning a sex-related murder on him. The upheaval leads Carson to discover the shocking targets of his sick games.
In 2025, the former United States is now under the rule of The Dominion. The dictatorial regime exercises surveillance and control over the citizens to the extent possible.
Annamarie Mellencamp, now assigned the name of AnnamrieEcho586B, is a courier for the resistance movement called Nemesis. But when she is sent to stay in a safe house, she encounters Martin, one of the resistance leaders, and finds herself taking part in riskier assignments.
However, Martin is also her former lover, and they had gone for years not knowing if the other was alive. But their romance is rekindled, including Annamarie's passion for being spanked, and when she discovers that Martin possesses the prototype of a virtual reality training device known as Eclipse, she is faced with the opportunity to take her punishment fantasies to a new level.
On the banks of the Mississippi, in a small Iowa town known as LeClaire, sits a quaint, two-story brick building. Known as Blackhawk Manor, a lucrative local inn, the establishment has housed many a famous name, actors and actresses, as well as singers.
Perhaps the most famous of guests, however, was a young construction worker named Robert Thorndale. Robert and his bride were spending their honeymoon at the inn when the handsome young bridegroom met his death at the hands of an unknown man. The murder was never solved and many years later, when two young college friends decide to spend a week at the historic inn, they find themselves in the middle of a fifty year old mystery. Strange appearances begin to occur, clues are left and it is up to Hannah and her friend, Cassie, to solve the crime.