SK Thomas is that unique, one of a kind person who takes life experiences to a new level, resides down the street in any town or neighborhood. She spent many years of her life traveling while in discovery of all life had to offer. These days, she can be found writing, editing and marketing while exploring other business ventures. She has published two books in her Pawned Queen Thriller Series while residing in California. Both novellas were finalists in the 2015 Bookbzz Prize Writing Competition. Currently, the author is working on the third novella for the series.
The Queen is one of, if not the most powerful chess piece on the board. But her strength amounts to little more than a pawn if she is caught by the enemy.
"Jack?" Melissa yelled out in question after she heard a knock on the door. No answer came. The floor creaked when she knew someone else was in the house. "Jack?" Her voice shook as terror crept in asking her to play. Every stranger has a purpose and the game is just beginning so take a step in any direction, if you dare.
Melissa leaves her hometown of Tupelo to start anew in the city of Barrington escaping haunts of her childhood. Little did she know a run-in with Max, a police officer who doesn't play by any set of rules, would change her future. Her best friend, Alice vanishes and Max is the main suspect leaving Melissa insistent to find the truth. She teams up with her husband, John and a detective named Jack for an investigation to find out what has happened to Alice. As the game continues, promises disintegrate into a pile of deceit and lies. This leaves Melissa to question who she can trust as she desperately searches for answers because in reality, it's not a game at all.
This novella is fast paced thriller that will keep you on your toes and wanting more.
Transcending Queen (Pawned Queen Thriller Series - Book 2)
Transcending is the act of rising above limitations of ordinary experience to pass through emotions that extend beyond our understanding, enabling one to emerge aware after great struggle.
Jack and Melissa find themselves in another challenging investigation of broken promises and lives manipulated by someone people should have been able to trust. They are hired to find the truth about Father Clayton and the communities' beloved church. He welcomes them under the assumption Melissa needs help after losing her husband, John. Problems arise when she falls for the priest in question while she genuinely desires a normal life. She tries to push through her emotional problems as her whole world seems to come crashing down around her. The more she struggles to do the right thing, the deeper she digs her own grave as her past haunts and the future is unknown. There comes a time when she has to face facts and try to rise above it all.
"They just want the truth," Jack demanded.
"The truth is never what is seems," Melissa cried out.
SK Thomas of "Pawned Queen" welcomes you to another novella in this thriller series forcing you to question belief and faith in humanity.