Rick Lawin spent over 25 years on the Los Angeles Police Department. While assigned to the Air Support Division as a pilot and instructor he received the Department’s highest award, the Medal of Valor. Rick also worked as a charter and news pilot. He is rated in helicopters, multiengine airplanes, seaplanes and gliders. Rick holds a master’s degree in Aeronautical Science and has spent 22 years teaching aviation safety at a major university. He resides in Northern California, close to the High Sierra.
by Rick Lawin
by Rick Lawin
Published May 20, 2022
Genre: FICTION / Action & Adventure
Why would an inexperienced young woman go for a solo hike in the High Sierra a year ago, and never return? That is the question Jake Cahill must answer. The former police aviator, owner of the Tierra del Puma ranch, teams up with former FBI agent Mark Kincaid to search for the girl, or her body. As the two men uncover the circuitous route taken by their subject, industrial espionage and international intrigue intrude on the search.
All the while, Valerie Cahill senses her connection to the enigmatic ranch has changed. As events collide into a swirl of danger and revelations, Tierra del Puma, the land of the cougar, will be threatened with a maelstrom of destruction that may forever change futures and legends.