Being Idle Reveals Idols

by Jennifer Haynie @JenniferHaynie1 “Times like these tend to strip away our idols.” Those words from our financial advisor last week caught me up short. They made me think. A lot. First off, what’s an idol? I think before I even begin to define it, I need to put something out there that people may ...continue reading

Finding the Silver Lining

by Jennifer Haynie @JenniferHaynie1 Mid-March. The pandemic began spreading. Life as we knew it started crumbling. We were sent home to work. My husband’s and my vacation plans changed four times in ten days with three of those happening within a week. When we returned, we found ourselves under a statewide stay-at-home order. The only ...continue reading

A Lesson I Learned from The Athena File and No Options

by Jennifer Haynie @JenniferHaynie1 It’s hard to believe that It's hard to believe No Options is my eighth novel. In each of my books, there are themes that emerge organically. As I write my characters’ stories, they evolve, and I tend to learn a lot from their trials and tribulations. So it is with these ...continue reading

No Options' Sal Torres: Stopping at Nothing

by Jennifer Haynie @JenniferHaynie1 Blogger’s note: This week, you’ll hear from Lieutenant Colonel Sal Torres, the antagonist in No Options. While appearing to be an upstanding officer on the surface, dig a little deeper, and you’ll find that’s not necessarily true. Means. Motives. Opportunities. We who are in law enforcement live by this when investigating ...continue reading

Jonathan Ward: Life After The Athena File

by Jennifer Haynie @JenniferHaynie1 Blogger’s Note: Last week, you heard from David Shepherd. This week, you’ll hear from his best friend and Abigail’s brother, Jonathan Ward, on what’s happened with him since The Athena File. Again, he plays a significant role in No Options. Man in the middle. It’s a phrase I’ve heard a lot, ...continue reading